Name:Weiwei LIU
Address(Office)E12-3025 Wei Wei Liu
(Lab)N22-2007
Phone(Office)8822 4982
(Lab)8822 2913
Fax8822 2314
EmailWeiweiLiu@umac.mo
Education
Pharm.D.School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin, 2011
Ph.D.Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, 2005
B.S.Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Peking University, 1999
Positions
2014-presentSenior Instructor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau
2011-2014Clinical pharmacist, Doctors Community Hospital, Lanham, MD, USA
2005-2006Research associate, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine
Research Interests
  • Growth, nutrition and metabolism of cells in culture
  • Metabolic response to cell culture environment
  • Cell-based assay systems for drug screening
Representative Publications
  • Liu W, Ren Z, Lu K, Song C, Cheung ECW, Zhou Z, Chen G, The Suppression of Medium Acidosis Improves the Maintenance and Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells at High Density in Defined Cell Culture Medium. Int J Biol Sci. 2018 Apr 5;14(5):485-496.
  • Weiwei, L., Ren, Z., Lu, K., Song, C., Edwin, C. W., Chen, G. (16/06/2017). The Impact of high-density cell culture on maintenance and differentiation in human pluripotent stem cells. International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) 2017 Boston Annual Meeting. Boston, USA.
  • Meng, Y, Xu, F., Weiwei, L., Chen, G. (02/2017). Lipid modulation of cell differentiation in human pluripotent stem cells. Keystone Symposia Poster Abstracts, Lipidomics and Bioactive Lipids in Metabolism and Disease, Lake Tahoe.
  • Weiwei Liu, Kai Lu, Yunyun Zhu, Chengcheng Song, Zhili Ren, Ru Yan, Guokai Chen, Medium Acidosis in High-density Culture Leads to Metabolic Switch and Differentiation Bias in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells. Third Macau Symposium on Biomedical Sciences, 2016
  • Weiwei Liu, Yongshun Lin, Kaari Linask, Wen Xie, Yubin Du, Jeanette Beers, and Guokai Chen, Cardiomyocyte Differentiation from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells in Chemically Defined E8 Media. Second Macau Symposium on Biomedical Sciences, 2015
  • Liu, W., Chen, G. Cryopreservation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells in Defined Medium. Protoc. Stem Cell Biol. 2014, 31:1C.17.1–1C.17.13.
  • Beth Martin, Susannah Motl Moroney, Beth Vanderheyden, Weiwei Liu, Hormone Replacement Therapy – What have we learned since the Women’s Health Initiative? Journal of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin, May/June 2011:8-14
  • Morgans CW, Liu W, Wensel TG, et al. Gbeta5-RGS complexes co-localize with mGluR6 in retinal ON-bipolar cells. Eur J Neurosci. 2007;26(10):2899-2905
  • Weiwei Liu, Qiong Wang and Theodore G. Wensel, Regulation of neuronal G Protein GAP RGS7 by interplay among Calcium, calmodulin, neurogranin, PKC, and Membrane lipids. Gulf Coast Consortium for Membrane Biology Fall Symposium, 2004
  • Liu, T.G.Wensel, Interactions of calmodulin with RGS7 and RGS9. Society for Neuroscience 33rd Annual Meeting, Abstract #162.10, 2003
Awards
  • Pharmacists Mutual Companies Scholarship and Award, University of Wisconsin, School of Pharmacy, August, 2008
  • Mern Keir Scholarship, University of Wisconsin, School of Pharmacy, August, 2007
  • V.C. Joshi Memorial Award, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, August, 2004
  • Robert A. Welch pre-doctoral fellowship, 2003-2004
Professional Activities
  • Registered Pharmacist, State of Maryland
  • Registered Pharmacist, District of Columbia
  • Maryland vaccination registration
  • Health Care Provider CPR/AED certificate, International CPR Institute
  • American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)