Yuet Ming Rebecca Chin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences, City University of Hong Kong

Visiting Assistant Professor of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,

Harvard Medical School

Ph.D., Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
B.Tech. (First Class Honors), Biomedical Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Born in Hong Kong, Rebecca received her Bachelor of Technology's degree from the University of Auckland in New Zealand. She completed her Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology with Marshall Horwitz at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2006. With a postdoctoral fellowship from Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer Foundation, Rebecca studied the signal transduction events that drive breast cancer metastasis with Alex Toker at Harvard Medical School (HMS). Rebecca was promoted to Instructor of Pathology in 2009. In 2013, she began her career as an Assistant Professor at HMS. Rebecca joined the City University of Hong Kong in September 2016.

Rebecca is a recipient of a 2015 V Scholar Award. She was named an Albert Wyrick Scholar, which recognizes young scientists who pioneer techniques to make breakthroughs in cancer research. Rebecca is also a Howard Temin Pathway to Independence Award (NIH K99) recipient.

Current Lab Members

Jianyang Hu

Postdoctoral fellow

Alishba Maryam

PhD student

Ye Tian

PhD student

Qingling He

PhD student

Stacey Zheng

PhD student

Amble Zhang

Undergraduate student helper

Former Lab Members

Taron Ng

Undergraduate student helper, Final Year Project, 2018 - 2020

Iulia Grigore

Summer student, University College of London, 2019

Alley Yum

Undergraduate Student, Final Year Project, 2018 - 2019

Kevin Cheng

Summer student, University of Toronto, 2018

Derek Cheung

Undergraduate Student, Final Year Project, 2017 - 2018

Vincent Tam

Summer Student, University of Toronto, 2017

Emily Cohen

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015 - 2016 (HMS)

Tiffany Tsang

Research Assistant, 2014 - 2016 (HMS)

Kelsey Gallant

Summer Student, 2015 (HMS)

Casey Stottrup

Research Assistant, 2013 - 2014 (HMS)