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Biography

Dr. Tan received the Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Science and Technology of China in 2005 and his PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering from both City University of Hong Kong and University of Science and Technology of China in 2010. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 2011-2015. Since July 2015, Dr. Tan joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering at PolyU as Assistant Professor. Dr. Tan’s research interest includes cell mechanics and mechanobiology, especially the fundamental roles of mechanical forces in tumor metastasis. His research has been supported by many external grants, including 2 Hong Kong Research Grant Council General Research Fund (GRF), 1 Hong Kong Research Grant Council Collaborative Research Fund (CRF; Co-PI), 2 National Natural Science Foundation of China General Programme (NSFC), and 2 Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Commission Basic Research (STIC).

Research interests

Mechanobiology; Mechano-oncology; Tumour Metastasis; Cell Mechanics; Cancer Stem Cell.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, City University of Hong Kong

Bachelor of Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China

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  • Biology (Journal)

    Youhua Tan (Guest editor)

    25 Feb 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work for journals

  • PLoS ONE (Journal)

    Youhua Tan (Editorial board member)

    Jun 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work for journals

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