Associate Professor

Phone: 027-87794006


Academic Areas: Biophysics and Physiology of acid-base transport

Research Interests: The molecular mechanism of pH regulation, particularly, the molecular physiology and functional regulation of Na-coupled bicarbonate transporters.

Academic Degrees

2003, Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular biology, College of Life Sciences, Peking University

1998, B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular biology, College of Life Sciences, Nankai University

Professional Experience

2008-present, Associate Professor, Department of Biophysics, School of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

2007-2008, Postdoctoral Scholar, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, USA

2004-2007, Postdoctoral Associate, School of Medicine, Yale University, USA


Selected Publications

1. Ying Liu, Xiao-Yu Wang, Zhang-Dong Xie, Li-Ming Chen. Na+/HCO3 cotransporter NBCn1. Encyclopedia of Signaling Molecules, 2nd Edition. Edited by Sangdun Choi, Springer, 2016. (Invited chapter)

2. Li-Ming Chen, Mei Liu, Ying Liu*. Electrophysiology principles of Na+/HCO3 cotransporters. Acta Physiologica Sinica. 2016, 68(3): 323-334. DOI: 10.13294/j.aps.2016.0036

3. Deng-Ke Wang#, Ying Liu#, Evan J. Myers, Yi-Min Guo, Zhang-Dong Xie, De-Zhi Jiang, Jia-Min Li, Jichun Yang, Mugen Liu, Mark D. ParkerLi-Ming Chen. Effects of Nt-truncation and coexpression of isolated Nt domains on the membrane trafficking of electroneutral Na+/HCO3 cotransporters. Scientific Reports, 2015, 5: 12241. (# co-first author)

4. Ying Liu, Ji-Chun Yang, Li-Ming Chen. Structure and function of SLC4 family transporters.  Frontiors in Physiology,2015, 6:355.

5. Ying Liu, Xue Qin, Deng-Ke Wang, Yi-Min Guo, Harindarpal S. Gill, Nathan Morris, Mark D. Parker, Li-Ming Chen, Walter F. Boron. Effects of optional structural elements, including two alternative amino termini and a new splicing cassette IV, on the function of NBCn1 (SLC4A7). The Journal of Physiology-London, 2013, 591(Pt 20):4983-5004 .

6. Ying Liu, Deng-Ke Wang, De-Zhi Jiang, Xue Qin, Zhang-Dong Xie, Qing K. Wang, Mugen Liu, Li-Ming Chen. Cloning and functional characterization of novel variants and tissue-specific expression of alternative amino and carboxyl termini of products of Slc4a10. PLoS ONE, 2013, 8(2):e55974.

7. Ying Liu, Deng-Ke Wang, Li-Ming Chen. The physiology of bicarbonate transporters in mammalian reproduction. Biology of Reproduction, 2012, 86(4):99, 1-13.

8. Ying Liu, Jiu-Ying Xu, Deng-Ke Wang, Lei Wang, Li-Ming Chen. Cloning and identification of two novel NBCe1 splice variants from mouse reproductive tract tissues: A comparative study of NCBT genes. Genomics, 2011, 98:112-119.

9. Ying Liu, Kui Xu, Li-Ming Chen, Xiaoyan Sun, Mark D. Parker, Michelle L Kelly, Joseph C LaManna, Walter F Boron. Distribution of NBCn2 (SLC4A10) splice variants in mouse brain. Neuroscience, 2010, 169(3):951-964

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