Horace Chan


Born and bred in Hong Kong, Horace is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Universität Heidelberg, Germany. To him, biology is an amazing story and he hopes that more people can appreciate the intricate wonders of life itself.

Stories by Horace Chan

Protecting Neurons Against Parkinson’s By Enhancing Mitochondria

The protein necdin enhances mitochondrial function, producing ATP molecules which supply neurons with the energy they need.

How Cancer Cells Launch A Counterstrike Against BET Inhibitors

Cancer cells that develop resistance to BET inhibitors do so by recruiting the help of leukemia stem cells.

Oncogene Identified As Inhibitor Of Cell Reprogramming

Inhibiting the well-known oncogene c-Jun could make it easier to turn somatic cells into induced pluripotent stem cells, study says.

Longevity: What’s RNA Got To Do With It?

A genetic screen has revealed that genes involved in RNA homeostasis also play a part in aging and longevity.