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Gender:Male Status:Employed School/Department:生命科学与技术学院 Education Level:Postgraduate (Doctoral) Degree:Doctoral Degree Discipline:Cell Biology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Academic Honor:

2005    Candidates of the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University by the Ministry of Education

2012    Winner of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars

2018    The government's post

2019    Central China scholars

Honors and Titles:

2012    ‘National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars’ of NSFC.

2015    ‘Distinguished professor of Yangtze River scholars’ of the Ministry of Education.

2017    ‘Young and middle-aged leading scientists, engineers and innovators’ in the ‘Ten Thousand Talents Program’ of the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee.

2016    The ‘Young and middle-aged Leading Talents’ of Ministry of Science and Technology.

2010    ‘Palm Knight's education Medal’ from France Goverment

2016    ‘Contribution award (innovative achievements) for overseas Chinese’

2009    ‘Servier pharmacology worker's Award’ of Chinese Pharmacology Society

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Language: 中文


Director, Key Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, Ministry of Education

Deputy Director, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.


The studies performed in Liu lab mainly focus on the structure and function of membrane receptors, including G protein coupled receptor (GPCR) and ion channel, as well as the physiological outputs of those receptors, and the molecular pharmacology research on those receptors; In addition, we investigates the regulatory mechanism of those membrane receptors on aging and aging related diseases, using C.elegans as a model.

Main achievements: 60 papers have been published in international professional journals, such as Cell (2016, 2019), Nature Chemical Biology, Science Advances, Nature Communications (2015, 2016, 2019), Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, PNAS, EMBO J, Cell Reports, J Neurosci and so on, with more than 3000 citations.

Educational Experience

  • 1994.12-1999.3  

    University of Paris XII, France       Molecular biology and biochemistry       PhD       Doctoral Degree

  • 1993.10-1994.12  

    University of Paris XIII, France       Molecular Biology and Biomaterials       Master

  • 1989.7-1993.7  

    Wuhan University, China       Biochemistry       Bachelor

Work Experience

  • 2001.11-2002.10

    Aventis pharmaceutical company      Postdoc

  • 2002.11-Now

    Huazhong University of Science and Technology      College of Life Science and Technology