Jun (Kelly) Liu

Professor
Molecular Biology and Genetics, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

439 Biotechnology Building
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 254-8942

Jun (Kelly) Liu

Professor
Molecular Biology and Genetics, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Developmental biology; genetics; molecular biology; Caenorhabditis elegans

Current Research Interest

Regulation of bone morphogenetic protein signaling; gene regulatory network underlying mesoderm development and fate diversification

Distinction

National Institutes of Health Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award
Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Award
Merrill Outstanding Educator Award
National Academy of Sciences Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow

Selected Publications

Liu, Zhiyu, Herong Shi, Lindsey C. Szymczak, Taner Aydin, Sijung Yun, Katharine Constas, Arielle Schaeffer, Sinthu Ranjan, Saad Kubba, Emad Alam, Devin E. McMahon, Jingpeng He, Neta Shwartz, Chenxi Tian, Yevgeniy Plavskin, Amanda Lindy, Nimra Amir Dad, Sunny Sheth, Nirav M. Amin, Stephanie Zimmerman, Dennis Liu, Erich M. Schwarz, Harold Smith, Michael W. Krause, and Jun Liu. “Promotion of Bone Morphogenetic Protein Signaling by Tetraspanins and Glycosphingolipids.” PLoS Genetics 11, no. 5 (2015): e1005221.

DeGroot, Melisa S., Herong Shi, Alice Eastman, Alexandra N. McKillop, and Jun Liu. “The C. elegans SMOC-1 Protein Acts Cell Non-Autonomously to Promote Bone Morphogenetic Protein Signaling.” Genetics. 211, no. 2 (2019): 683-702.

Cornell Research Website Article

What a Transparent Worm Can Reveal

Cornell Research Website Video

A Window into Cell Growth