Principal Investigator


Ying Liu is an Investigator of the PKU-THU Center for Life Sciences (CLS) and Associate Professor in the Institute of Molecular Medicine (IMM) at Peking University.

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 HHMI International Research Scholar, the Helen Hay Whitney Research Fellowship, Harvard Chinese Life Science Annual Distinguished Research Award, the 1000 Talents Program for Young Scholars, the Nominata Award from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, the Stanford Biochemistry Founders’ Award for Doctoral Excellence from Stanford University, the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad, and the Sara and Frank McKnight Student Fellowship from Dr. Steven McKnight at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.