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Yansheng Liu, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology



Dr. Liu received his PhD of Biomedical Sciences at Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Liu completed a post-doctoral research fellowship (May 2011 - October 2017) in the Proteomics Laboratory of Dr. Ruedi Aebersold in the Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Liu joined Yale Cancer Biology Institute as an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology in December 2017. His research group at Yale aims to contribute to the development of Data independent acquisition (DIA) mass spectrometry and other proteomic techniques and their applications in Cancer Biology and Systems Biology studies.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral fellowship
    ETH Zurich, Switzerland (2017)
  • PhD
    Chinese Academy of sciences, Biomedical Sciences (2011)
  • BS
    Beijing Forestry University (2005)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
2021 HUPO Early Career Researcher ECR Manuscript Award (Winner)The Human Proteome Organization (HUPO)2021
Career Enhancement Program (CEP) awardYale SPORE in Lung Cancer2021
2021 ASMS Research AwardAmerican Society for Mass Spectrometry2021
2021 YCC Pilot Research Grant AwardYale Cancer Center2020
Emerging InvestigatorAmerican Society for Mass Spectrometry2019
2019 YCC Pilot Research Grant AwardYale Cancer Center2019
2018 Pilot Grant AwardCancer Systems Biology@Yale2018

Professional Service

ProteomicsSpecial Issue: "PTM and phenotype"2021 - Present
Review Commons, EMBOEditorial Advisory Board2019 - Present
HUPO Awards CommitteeCommittee Member2018 - Present
Proteomics-Clinical ApplicationsEditorial Board Member2017 - Present
ProteomicsEditorial Board Member2017 - Present

Departments & Organizations