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Environmental Health Science Seminar
UGA College of Public Health
Environmental Health Science
Fall Seminar Series
PIk1 in chromium-associated lung cancer
This week’s speaker: Xiaoqi Liu, PhD, Chair & Professor of Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, Lucille P. Markey Endowed Chair in Oncology Research, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
This seminar will take place on Friday, August 26, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. online via Zoom. Zoom Meeting ID: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom details. Everyone is welcome to attend! For more information, contact Darien Bush.
About the Speaker: Dr. Xiaoqi Liu is the current Chair and Professor of Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, Lucille P. Markey Endowed Chair in Oncology Research, Markey Cancer Center at University of Kentucky. Dr. Liu has a broad background in cancer biology, with specific training and expertise in signaling transduction, cell cycle regulation, DNA damage repair, and therapy resistance in the context of prostate cancer. Dr. Liu received his BS in chemistry at Peking University, and MS in Biophysics at Chinese Academy of Science. Dr. Liu received his PhD at Washington State University by working on DNA repair of UV-induced DNA damage. Dr. Liu did his post-doctoral training at Harvard University by working on signal transduction in mitosis. Dr. Liu started his independent laboratory at Purdue University in 2006. Dr. Liu has published 100 peer-reviewed research articles so far. Dr. Liu’s research program has been well funded by various agencies including NSF, ACS, and NIH.