Mugen Liu, PhD

“Huazhong scholar” of HUST, Professor

Department of Life Science , College of Life Science and Technology

Huazhong University of Science and Technology



Dr. Liu is a “Huazhong Scholar” of HUST and professor in the College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. from Fudan University, P. R. China, and performed his Ph.D. thesis research at the Center for Molecular Genetics, Lerner Research Institute, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, in the U.S.A. The research interest of his laboratory includes: 1) Identification and characterization of the genes critical for inherited diseases; 2) Investigate the molecular mechanism by which mutations of key genes causing diseases;3) Pathophysiologic studies for Mendelian diseases by using zebrafish model. Dr. Liu has published over 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals including Nature, Blood, Autophagy, Hum Mol Genet, and Journal of Biological Chemistry.