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Zhe Liu, PhD
Janelia Group Leader / 2012–Present

Scientific Discipline

Cell Biology, Systems Biology

Host Institution

Janelia Research Campus

Current Position

Dr. Liu is a group leader at the Janelia Research Campus.

Current Research

Gene Regulation Underlying Cell Type Diversity

Zhe Liu is interested in dissecting cell fate control mechanisms during animal development.

Biography

Zhe Liu is a group leader at the Janelia Research Campus. He received a BS degree from Tsinghua University, China, and an MS degree in structural biology and biochemistry Tsinghua University's School of Medicine. He received his PhD degree in…

Zhe Liu is a group leader at the Janelia Research Campus. He received a BS degree from Tsinghua University, China, and an MS degree in structural biology and biochemistry Tsinghua University's School of Medicine. He received his PhD degree in molecular and cell biology from the University of California, Berkeley. At UC Berkeley he studied transcriptional regulation of stem cell pluripotency under his advisor Robert Tjian (currently president, HHMI).

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Education

  • BS, Tsinghua University, China
  • MS, structural biology and biochemistry, Tsinghua University, China
  • PhD, molecular and cell biology, University of California, Berkeley