Ying LIUPhD Student

Ying

China

Area of Study

PhD Student co-supervised with Prof. Christopher Heeschen (Barts Cancer Institute)

Project: The effect of matrix stiffness on cancer stem cells based on 3D matrix model

Key Areas of Expertise
  • Cancer Research
  • Cell Biology
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis

Ying Liu got her Bsc and Msc degrees at Southwest University in China. Based on her education background of pharmaceutical sciences, she worked as a Research Assistant in Southwest Hospital after getting her Msc degree. Her work focused on the role of cancer stem cell on tumorigenesis and metastasis. She joined Prof.  Alvaro Mata’s team at Queen Mary University of London in 2016. Her research involves the effect of matrix stiffness on cancer stem cells based on 3D matrix model.

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Education

BSc in Chemical Industry and Medical Manufacturing
Southwest University, China

MSc in Pharmaceutical Analysis
Southwest University, China

contact details

School of Engineering & Materials Science
Queen Mary University of London
Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS

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