Jian Liu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


855 N. Wolfe Street
456 Rangos
Baltimore, MD 21205

Academic Titles

Associate Professor

Research Topic

Theoretical Modeling, Mechanobiology, Cell Migration, Membrane Trafficking, Cell Division

The central theme of my research is to understand how mechanical actions feedback to biochemical pathways in cellular processes, and how such mechanochemical crosstalk among key cellular players governs spatial-temporal regulation and shapes cell functions. I confront these challenges by bringing together theoretical and computational studies, rooted in statistical mechanics, with a diversity of biological experiments. My current research interest spans three cellular processes – cell migration, membrane trafficking, and cell division.