Rebecca Tan


Rebecca did her PhD at the National University of Singapore where she studied how macrophages integrate multiple signals from the toll-like receptor system. She was formerly the editor-in-chief of Asian Scientist Magazine.

Stories by Rebecca Tan

World’s First iPS Transplant Performed

A Japanese woman in her seventies has become the world's first person to receive a transplant of iPS-derived cells.

Japan Experiences First Dengue Outbreak In 70 Years

Japan's first dengue outbreak in 70 years underscores the rising impact of mosquito-borne diseases as global temperatures rise.

Australian Museum Eureka Prize Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Australians celebrated the best of homegrown science at the 25th Australian Museum Eureka Prize gala dinner.

Strong Showing For Singapore & Hong Kong In 2014/2015 QS Rankings

Singapore and Hong Kong universities ranked highly in the 2014/2015 Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings, aided by strong internationalization performance.

Science Journalism: Between Two Worlds

What does it take to be a good science journalist? Our editor Rebecca Tan shares her opinion.

Tuning The Spin Hall Angle For Cheaper Spintronics

The ability to control the spin Hall angle in the common semiconductor material GaAs could lead to new spintronics technologies.

Singapore Hosts The 8th Asian Science Camp

Aspiring young scientists from all across Asia got the chance to interact with Nobel Prize winners at the 8th Asian Science Camp 2014.

Ebola: By The Numbers

These figures track the development of the worst Ebola outbreak in history, and what it takes to stop it.

How α-Catenin Converts Force Into Biochemical Signals

Magnetic tweezers have allowed scientists to unravel what happens when α-catenin is stretched.