Y. Chen The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin Hong Kong Biography
Biography of Y. Chen
Dr. Yangchao Chen obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2003 from Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China. Dr. Chen is currently Associate Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences at Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong. His research interests involve the following: (a) Identification of novel diagnostic markers and therapeutic targets for digestive cancers; (b) Identification and characterization of long and short non-coding RNAs with critic roles in cancer; (c) Identification of cancer-associated genes using large-scale genetic perturbation screen; (d) Functional roles of EZH2 in cancer; and (e) Development of novel therapeutics for cancer. Dr. Chen, as an author/co-author, has published more than 75 articles in various journals, having a considerable number of total citations, i.e. over 3,300.