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  • Xiaoyang Liu, PhD


Dr. Kirill Rosen

Program of Study:

Pediatrics & Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Project Title:

Identification of molecular mechanisms underlying ErbB2/Her2-dependent breast cancer progression

Scholarships and/or Awards:

  • Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP) Traineeship Award 2020
  • Avrum Gudelsky Veterinary Graduate Student Award for Exemplary Research in Veterinary Medicine University of Maryland-College Park, USA 2018

Career Aspirations:

The overall goal of my career is to become an independent investigator in the field of cancer research. I would like to devote my career to cancer molecular biology research and contribute to the development of novel cancer therapeutics.


Dalhousie University


X Liu, S Palaniyandi, I Zhu, J Tang, W Li, X Wu, SP Ochsner, C Pauza, J Cohen, X Zhu. Human cytomegalovirus evades antibody-mediated immunity through endoplasmic reticulum-associated degradation of the FcRn receptor. Nature Communications 10, 3020 (2019)

Y Gao, X Liu, H Liu, Y Guo, N Zhou. A Bph-like nitroarene dioxygenase catalyzes the conversion of 3-nitrotoluene to 3-methylcatechol from Rhodococcus sp. strain ZWL3NT. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2019. AEM.02517-19

S Palaniyandi, X Liu, S Periasamy, A Ma, J Tang, M Jenkins, W Tuo, W Song, A D Keegan, D H Conrad andX Zhu. Inhibition of CD23-mediated IgE transcytosis suppresses the initiation and development of allergicairway inflammation. Mucosal Immunol. 2015. 8(6): 1262-1274

Tian, X Liu, H Liu, S Wang, N Zhou. Bio-degradation of 3-nitrotoluene by Rhodococcussp. strainZWL3NT.Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013. 97:9217–9223 

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