Thousand Talent Program for Young Outstanding Scientists
Subject: polymer chemistry and physics
Address:94 Weijin Rd., Mengminwei Bldg. 412, Nankai District, Tianjin 300071, China
Polymer Chemistry, Self-assembly, Drug delivery, Nanomedicine, Immunotherapy
2002-2006 College of Chemistry, Nankai University, B.S.
2006-2011 Institute of Polymer Chemistry, Nankai University, Ph.D.
2011-2016, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Ph.D.
2016-present Institute of Polymer Chemistry
Honors and Awards:
2016, Thousand Talent Program for Young Outstanding Scientists
His researches have been published in many top-level journals including Nature Nanotechnology, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Adv. Drug Deliv. Rev., etc.
 Y. Liu, J. Du, M. Yan, M.-Y. Lau, J. Hu, H. Han, O. O. Yang, S. Liang, W. Wei, H. Wang, J. Li, X. Zhu, L. Shi*, W. Chen*, C. Ji*, Y. Lu*. “Biomimetic enzyme nanocomplexes and their use as antidotes and preventive measures for alcohol intoxication” Nature Nanotechnol., 2013, 8, 187-192.
Highlighted by Nature.com, MIT Technical Review, etc.
 Y. Liu, H. Wang, K. Kamei, M. Yan, K.-J. Chen, Q. Yuan, L. Shi, Y. Lu*, H.-R. Tseng*. “Delivery of intact transcription factor by using self‐assembled supramolecular nanoparticles” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 123, 3114-3118. Angewandte VIP paper.
 Y. Liu, J. Du, J. Choi, K.-J. Chen, S. Hou, M. Yan, W.-Y. Lin, K. Chen, T. Ro, G. S. Lipshutz, L. Wu, L. Shi, Y. Lu*, H.-R. Tseng*, H Wang*. “A High-Throughput Platform for Formulating and Screening Multifunctional Nanoparticles Capable of Simultaneous Delivery of Genes and Transcription Factors”. Angew. Chem. Int.l Ed., 2016, 55, 169.
 Y. Liu, S. Liang, X. Jin, G. Liu, J. Wen, L. Zhang, J. Li, X. Yuan, I. S.Y. Chen, W. Chen, H. Wang, L. Shi, X. Zhu, Y. Lu*. “Phosphorylcholine polymer nanocapsules prolong the circulation time and reduce the immunogenicity of therapeutic proteins”. Nano Research, 2016, doi: 10.1007/s12274-016-0991-3
 Y. Liu, J. Li, Y. Lu*. “Enzyme therapeutics for systemic detoxification” Adv. Drug Deliv. Rev., 2015, 90, 24.