1999年至2002 博士后,美国耶鲁大学

1990年至1992 硕士,北京中国科学院微生物学研究所

1984年至1988 学士,天津南开大学生物化学专业



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  3. Liu Y, Schiff M, Czymmek K, Talloczy Z., Levine B and Dinesh-kumar SP. Autophagy regulates programmed cell death during the plant innate immune response, Cell, 121(4), 567-577, 2005
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  11. Liu Y, Robinson DJ, Harrison BD, Defective forms of cotton leaf curl virus DNA-A that have different combinations of sequence deletion, duplication, inversion and rearrangement, Journal of General Virology, 79: 1501-8, 1998