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									                                  Curriculum Vitae

Lei Liu
Address: Room 325
         Life Science College            Office phone: 010-62759691
         Peking University               Cell phone: 13681528550
         Beijing, 100871                 E-mail: lei_liu_2005@yahoo.com
Citizenship: P.R.China (U.S. permanent resident)

Education
2002 Ph.D. in Molecular Physiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
1996 M.A. in Biology (Physiology and Cell Biology), University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
1992 M.S. in Agronomy, Shenyang Agricultural University, Shenyang, China
1987 B.S. in Plant Protection, Jilin Agricultural College, Changchun, China

Professional Experience
Research Investigator                                    September 2008 to Present
Life Science College
Peking University, Beijing 100871
Research Investigator                                    August 2007 to August 2008
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242
Postdoctoral Research Scholar                            August 2002 to July 2007
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242
Graduate Research Assistant                              August 1996 to July 2002
Interdisciplinary Studies in Molecular Physiology
(Sponsor department – Neuroscience)
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242
Graduate Teaching Assistant                              August 1994 to May 1996
Department of Physiology and Cell Biology
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66044

Award
1. Faculty Poster Award (2008) on highest caliber in scientific research at College of
   Medicine/College of Public Health/VA Hospital Research Week University of Iowa
   Genetic regulation of necrotic cell death in Drosophila
2. PostDoc Poster Award (2006) on Aging Study at College of Medicine/College of Public
   Health/VA Hospital Research Week University of Iowa
   Expression of mouse ASIC2a in Drosophila induces a genetic program that increases life span
3. PostDoc Poster Award (2005) on Aging Study at College of Medicine/College of Public
   Health/VA Hospital Research Week University of Iowa
   Toxic and protective effects of expressing mouse ASICs in Drosophila
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4. Graduate Poster Award (2001) at College of Medicine/College of Public Health Research
   week. University of Iowa
   Defective salt taste behavior caused by DEG/ENaC protein function in D. melanogaster

Recognation
1. TRP channels: It's not the heat, it's the humidity. Craig Montell Current Biology 2008
   18:R123-6
2. A Matter of Taste: Mutated fruit flies bypass the salt. John Travis Science News 2003 164:3
3. Hot and cold in Drosophila larvae. Troy Zars Trends in Neurosciences review 2003 26:575

Publication
1. Lei Liu, Yuhong Li, Thomus O. Moninger and Michael J. Welsh. Vesicular necrotic cell
   death is genetically regulated in Drosophila (in preparation).
2. Lei Liu, Yuhong Li and Michael J. Welsh. C-terminus of mASIC2a functions as a
   transcription factor and induces a novel pathway to increase life-span in D. melanogaster (in
   preparation).
3. David A. Stoltz, Egon A. Ozer, Peter J. Taft, Marilyn Barry, Lei Liu, Peter J. Kiss, Thomas O.
   Moninger, Matthew R. Parsek, and Joseph Zabner (2008). Drosophila are protected from
   Pseudomonas aeruginosa lethality by transgenic expression of paraoxonase-1. Journal of
   Clinical Investigation 118(9): 3123–3131
4. Lei Liu, Yuhong Li, Runping Wang, Chong Yin, Qian Dong, Huey Hing, Changsoo Kim and
   Michael J. Welsh (2007) Drosophila Hygrosensation requires the TRP channels water witch
    and nanchung. Nature 450:294-298
5. Lei Liu, A. Soren Leonard, David G. Motto, Margaret P. Price, Wayne A. Johnson and
   Michael J. Welsh (2003). Contribution of Drosophila DEG/ENaC gene to salt taste. Neuron
   39: 133-146.
6. Lei Liu, Olena Yermolaieva, Wayne A. Johnson, François M. Abboud, and Michael J. Welsh
   (2003). Identification and function of thermosensory neurons in Drosophila larvae. Nature
   Neuroscience 6(3): 267-273.
7. Lei Liu, Wayne A. Johnson, and Michael J. Welsh (2003). Drosophila DEG/ENaC pocket
   genes are expressed in the tracheal system where they may be involved in liquid clearance.
   PNAS 100(4): 2128-2133.
8. Mai-Lei Chen, David Green, Lei Liu, Yung Carmen Lam, Leona Mukai, Sujata Rao, Shobha
   Ramagiri, K. S. Krishnan, Jeff E. Engel, Jim J.-C. Lin and Chun-Fang Wu (2002). Unique
   biochemical and behavioral alternations in Drosophila shibirets1 mutants imply a
   conformational state affecting dynamin subcellular distribution and synaptic vesicle cycling.
   Journal of Neurobiology 53: 319-329.
9. Ming-Chen Jiang, Lei Liu, Gerry F. Gebhart (1999). Cellular properties of lateral spinal
   nucleus neurons in the rat L6-S1 spinal cord. Journal of Neurophysiology 81(6):3078-86

Abstract
1. Lei Liu, Yuhong Li and Michael J. Welsh (2008). Mouse ASIC2a initiates a novel pathway
   to increase life-span and stress resistance in D. Melanogaster. Genetic analysis: Model
   Organisms to Human Biology 2. San Diego,CA
2. Lei Liu, Yuhong Li and Michael J. Welsh (2006). Toxic and protective effects of expressing
   mouse ASICs in Drosophila. The 47th Annual Drosophila research conference. Houston, TX
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3. Lei Liu and Michael J. Welsh (2005). Involving of TRP genes, Nanchung and water witch in
   Drosophila Hygrosenation. Cold Spring Harbor Conference on Neurobiology of Drosophila.
   Cold Spring Harbor, NY
4. Lei Liu and Michael J. Welsh (2004) Hygrosensation in Drosophila larva. The 45th Annual
   Drosophila Research Conference. Washington DC
5. Lei Liu, Olena Yermolaieva, Wayne A. Johnson, François M. Abboud, and Michael J. Welsh
   (2003). Identification and function of thermosensory neurons in Drosophila larvae. The 44th
   Annual Drosophila Research Conference. Chicago, IL
6. Lei Liu, Wayne A. Johnson and Michael J. Welsh (2002). Drosophila DEG/ENaC genes may
   play a role in cold temperature sensation. The 43rd Drosophila Research Conference. San
   Diego, CA
7. Olena Yermolaieva, Lei Liu, Francois M. Abboud, Michael J. Welsh (2002). Optical imaging
   of temperature change-induced calcium transients in Drosophila Larva neurons. Annual
   conference of neuroscience. Washington DC
8. Lei Liu, Tom O. Monniger, Wayne A. Johnson and Michael J. Welsh (2001). Expression of a
   human DEG/ENaC protein in Drosophila causes neurotic neurodegeneration. Cold Spring
   Harbor Conference on Neurobiology of Drosophila. Cold Spring Harbor, NY
9. Lei Liu, Wayne A. Johnson and Michael J. Welsh (2001). Defective salt taste behavior caused
   by DEG/ENaC protein function in D. melanogaster. The 42nd Drosophila Research
   Conference. Washington DC
10. Natalya Zinkevich, Dmitry Bosenko, Lei Liu, Paula Israel, Michael J. Welsh and Wayne A.
    Johnson (2001). Thermosensory function of Drosophila epithelial sodium channel family
    members in antennae and maxillary pulp. The 42nd Drosophila Research Conference.
    Washington DC
11. Lei Liu, Matthew A. Howard and Michael J. Welsh (1999). New members of the
    Drosophila Degenerin/Epithelial sodium channel (DEG/ENaC) family. Annual conference of
    neuroscience. Los Angeles, CA
12. Lei Liu and Gerrite de Boer (1996). A neurophysiological study on the interactions between
    feeding stimulants and deterrents in the lateral styloconicum of the tobacco hornworm,
    Manduca sexta. Seventh annual graduate student symposium. University of Kansas,
    Lawrence, KS

Oral presentation at international conferences
1. Cold Spring Harbor Conference on Neurobiology of Drosophila. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.
   October 6, 2005
   Involving of TRP genes, nanchung and water witch in Drosophila Hygrosensation.
2. The 44th Drosophila Research Conference. Chicago. March 6, 2003.
   Identification and function of thermosensory neurons in Drosophila larvae.
3. The 43rd Drosophila Research Conference. San Diego. April 10, 2002.
   Drosophila DEG/ENaC genes may play a role in cold temperature sensation.
4. The 42nd Drosophila Research Conference. Washington DC. March 23, 2001.
   Defective salt taste behavior caused by DEG/ENaC protein function in D. melanogaster.

								
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