Principal Investigator


Ying Liu is a Director and Professor of the Institute of Molecular Medicine (IMM) at Peking University, and an Investigator of the PKU-THU Center for Life Sciences (CLS) and Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Genomics (ICG).

Dr. Liu obtained her B.S. degree from the Department of Biochemistry at Nanjing University in China. From 2006 to 2011, she was a graduate student in the laboratory of Qinghua Liu at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. In 2011, Dr. Liu started as a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Gary Ruvkun at Harvard. On December 2013, Dr. Liu started her own independent lab at Peking University.

Dr. Liu’s honors and awards include the Xplorer Prize, the HHMI International Research Scholar, the 15th China Young Female Scientist Award, the Helen Hay Whitney Research Fellowship, the Harvard Chinese Life Science Annual Distinguished Research Award, the Nominata Award from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, the Stanford Biochemistry Founders’ Award for Doctoral Excellence from Stanford University.