Xiao LIU


Xiao LIU


Tsinghua University

School of Life Sciences

Assistant professor


Education and Work Experience

2012-present   Assistant professor, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua Univeristy
2005-2011       Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford   University
1999-2005       Ph.D., Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1994-1997       M.S., Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Peking University
1990-1994       B.S., Department of Biology, Nanjing University


Research Interest

From the points of view of functional genomics and system biology to investigate cell fate determination using C. elegans neural system as a model.


Selected Publication

Liu X, Long F, Peng H, Aerni SJ, Jiang M, Sánchez-Blanco A, Murray JI, Preston E, Mericle B, Batzoglou S, Myers EW, Kim SK. Analysis of cell fate from single-cell gene expression profiles in C. elegans. Cell. 2009, 139: 623 – 633.

Liu X, Lee CK, Clarke ND, Lied JD. Quantification of chromatin contributions to DNA-binding site utilization. Genome Res. 2006, 16:1517 – 1528.

Liu X,Noll DM, Lied JD, Clarke ND. DIP-chip: Rapid and accurate determination of DNA-binding specificity. Genome Res. 2005, 15: 421 – 427.

Liu, X. and Clarke, N.D. Rationalization of gene regulation by a eukaryotic transcription factor: calculation of regulatory region occupancy from predicted binding affinities. Journal of Molecular Biology. 2002, 323:1-8.




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