Fungal Epigenetics and Environmental Adaptation

Principal Investigator: Xiao Liu, Ph.D, Professor


State Key Laboratory of Mycology                          


Phone    86-10-64806107



Biography of Principal Investigator


Dr. Xiao Liu, a Principal Investigator at Institute of Microbiology, CAS, obtained his Ph. D. degree from China Agricultural University in 2014. After five years postdoctoral training in University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, he joined the Institute of Microbiology, CAS in 2019. His research interests are focused on the molecular mechanism of circadian clock, epigenetic regulation in fungi and the interaction between fungi and virus. His researches have been published in Molecular Cell, Nature Communications, PNAS, mBio, PLoS Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Journal of Biological Chemistry, et al.


Education & Work Experience


2019.03-Present, Principal Investigator, State Key Laboratory of Mycology, Institute of Microbiology, CAS
2014.10-2019.03, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA

2009.09- 2014.07, Ph.D. in Microbiology, College of Biological Sciences, China Agricultural University
2005.09- 2009.07, B.S. in Biotechnology, College of Biological Sciences, Shandong Agricultural University


Awards & Honors


1. Outstanding Graduate in BeijingBeijing Municipal Commission of Education, 2014

2. President Scholarship, China Agricultural University, 2013


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