Dr. Ming Liu

Title: 
Oyster Genomics Researcher
Office Location: 
Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic Research Laboratory 10545 Mackall Road, Saint Leonard, Maryland 20685
Phone: 
443-885-5922
Email: 
ming.liu@morgan.edu
Education:

2013.8-2017.7 Post-doc, Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory, Rutgers University

2010.7-2013.8 Assistant Professor, Marine Biology Institute of Shandong Province, China

2005.9-2010.6 Ph.D, Ocean University of China

2007.4-2008.7 Visiting Scholar, Hokkaido University, Japan

2001.9-2005.6 Bachelor, Ocean University of China

Education:

2013.8-2017.7 Post-doc, Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory, Rutgers University

2010.7-2013.8 Assistant Professor, Marine Biology Institute of Shandong Province, China

2005.9-2010.6 Ph.D, Ocean University of China

2007.4-2008.7 Visiting Scholar, Hokkaido University, Japan

2001.9-2005.6 Bachelor, Ocean University of China

Dr. Ming Liu's research interest is mainly on genetics and breeding of oyster. He has been working on developing oyster broodstock with favorable characteristics by genomic approach. He is also interested in population genetics, phylogenetics and evolution of marine fish and invertebrates.

Selective Publications:
Liu, M. & Guo, X. A novel and stress adaptive alternative oxidase derived from alternative splicing of duplicated exon in oyster Crassostrea virginica. Scientific reports, 7, 10785 (2017). http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-10976-w

Liu, M. & Guo, X. Identification of candidate disease-resistance genes in the eastern oyster utilizing genomic resources from the pacific oyster. National Shellfisheries Association 109th Annual meeting, Knoxville, TN, abstract (2017).

Proestou, D., Vinyard, B., Corbett, R., Piesz, J., Allen, S., Small, J., Li, C., Liu, M., DeBrosse, G., Guo, X., Rawson, P. Performance of selectively-bred lines of eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, across eastern US estuaries. Aquaculture, 464: 17-27, (2016).

Liu, M., Li, C., Wang, G. & Guo, X. Identification of disease-resistance markers by next-generation sequencing in the eastern oyster. World Aquaculture Society Meeting, Aquaculture 2016, Las Vegas, NV, abstract (2016).

Liu, Y., Yu, D., Wang, Q., Liu, H., Guan, S. & Liu, M*. Isolation and Characterization of Novel Polymorphic Microsatellite Loci in Perinereis aibuhitensis. Genetics and Molecular Research 15, (2016).
Song, N., Liu, M., Yanagimoto, T., Sakurai, Y., Han, Z. & Gao, T. Restricted gene flow for Gadus macrocephalus from Yellow Sea based on microsatellite markers: geographic block of Tsushima Current. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 17(4), 467, (2016).

Liu, M., Ford, S., Bushek, D. & Guo, X. Genetic variation in eastern oyster's susceptibility to Perkinsus marinus. National Shellfisheries Association 107th Annual meeting, Montery, CA, abstract (2015).
Zhang, Z., Zhang, N., Liu, M. & Gao, T. The complete mitochondrial genome of Coilia grayii (Clupeiformes: Engraulidae). Mitochondrial DNA, 1-2 (2015).

Liu, M., Lin, L., Gao, T., Yanagimoto, T., Sakurai, Y. & Grant, W. S. What maintains the central north pacific genetic discontinuity in Pacific herring? PLoS ONE 7, e50340, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0050340 (2012).
Grant, W. S., Liu, M., Gao, T. & Yanagimoto, T. Limits of Bayesian skyline plot analysis of mtDNA sequences to infer historical demographies in Pacific herring (and other species). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65, 203-212 (2012).

Liu, H., Liu, M.*, Ge, S., Wang, Q., Yu, D. & Guan, S. Population structuring and historical demography of a common clam worm Perinereris aibuhitensis near the coasts of Shandong Peninsula. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 44, 70-78 (2012).

Liu, M., Gao, T., Sakurai, Y., Jia, N., Zhao, L., Du, X., Jiang, Q. & Lu, Z. Mitochondrial DNA control region diversity and population structure of Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii) in the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 29, 317-325 (2011).

Liu, M., Lu, Z., Gao, T., Yanagimoto, T. & Sakurai, Y. Remarkably low mtDNA controlā€region diversity and shallow population structure in Pacific cod Gadus macrocephalus. Journal of Fish Biology 77, 1071-1082 (2010).