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    Yanxin Liu, PhD

    TitlePostdoctoral Scholar
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentBiochemistry and Biophysics
    Address600 16th Street
    San Francisco CA 94158
    Phone415-476-5143
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      University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignPh.D.Physics2013
      Florida International UniversityM.S.Physics2007
      Xi'an Jiaotong UniversityB.S.Applied Physics2004
      Collapse Awards and Honors
      Helen Hay Whitney Foundation2015 - 2018Helen Hay Whitney Fellowship
      Computers in Biology and Medicine, Elsevier2015Outstanding Reviewer
      Baxter International Inc.2014Baxter Young Investigator Award-2nd tier
      American Chemical Society2013Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award
      From Computational Biophysics to Systems Biology2013CBSB13 Outstanding Young Researcher Award
      China Scholarship Council (CSC)2012Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad
      Biophysical Society 56th Annual Meeting2012Student Research Achievement Award
      American Physical Society2007Student Travel Award
      Xi’an Jiaotong University2004Outstanding Bachelor Thesis Award

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      Structural and Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Computational Biology, Molecular Dynamics Simulation

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      1. Verba KA, Wang RY, Arakawa A, Liu Y, Shirouzu M, Yokoyama S, Agard DA. Atomic structure of Hsp90-Cdc37-Cdk4 reveals that Hsp90 traps and stabilizes an unfolded kinase. Science. 2016 Jun 24; 352(6293):1542-7. PMID: 27339980.
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      2. Wirth AJ, Liu Y, Prigozhin MB, Schulten K, Gruebele M. Comparing Fast Pressure Jump and Temperature Jump Protein Folding Experiments and Simulations. J Am Chem Soc. 2015 Jun 10; 137(22):7152-9. PMID: 25988868.
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      3. Cai E, Ge P, Lee SH, Jeyifous O, Wang Y, Liu Y, Wilson KM, Lim SJ, Baird MA, Stone JE, Lee KY, Davidson MW, Chung HJ, Schulten K, Smith AM, Green WN, Selvin PR. Stable small quantum dots for synaptic receptor tracking on live neurons. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2014 Nov 10; 53(46):12484-8. PMID: 25255882; PMCID: PMC4240739.
      4. Zhou Q, Li J, Yu H, Zhai Y, Gao Z, Liu Y, Pang X, Zhang L, Schulten K, Sun F, Chen C. Molecular insights into the membrane-associated phosphatidylinositol 4-kinase IIa. Nat Commun. 2014; 5:3552. PMID: 24675427; PMCID: PMC3974213.
      5. Wang Y, Liu Y, Deberg HA, Nomura T, Hoffman MT, Rohde PR, Schulten K, Martinac B, Selvin PR. Single molecule FRET reveals pore size and opening mechanism of a mechano-sensitive ion channel. Elife. 2014; 3:e01834. PMID: 24550255; PMCID: PMC3925968.
      6. Liu Y, Prigozhin MB, Schulten K, Gruebele M. Observation of complete pressure-jump protein refolding in molecular dynamics simulation and experiment. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Mar 19; 136(11):4265-72. PMID: 24437525; PMCID: PMC3985862.
      7. Zhang K, Wang L, Liu Y, Chan KY, Pang X, Schulten K, Dong Z, Sun F. Flexible interwoven termini determine the thermal stability of thermosomes. Protein Cell. 2013 Jun; 4(6):432-44. PMID: 23709365; PMCID: PMC3740188.
      8. Prigozhin MB, Liu Y, Wirth AJ, Kapoor S, Winter R, Schulten K, Gruebele M. Misplaced helix slows down ultrafast pressure-jump protein folding. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 May 14; 110(20):8087-92. PMID: 23620522; PMCID: PMC3657825.
      9. Wang X, Xu F, Liu J, Gao B, Liu Y, Zhai Y, Ma J, Zhang K, Baker TS, Schulten K, Zheng D, Pang H, Sun F. Atomic model of rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus by cryo-electron microscopy and crystallography. PLoS Pathog. 2013 Jan; 9(1):e1003132. PMID: 23341770; PMCID: PMC3547835.
      10. Lai Y, Diao J, Liu Y, Ishitsuka Y, Su Z, Schulten K, Ha T, Shin YK. Fusion pore formation and expansion induced by Ca2+ and synaptotagmin 1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 22; 110(4):1333-8. PMID: 23300284; PMCID: PMC3557091.
      11. Liu Y, Strümpfer J, Freddolino PL, Gruebele M, Schulten K. Structural Characterization of ?-Repressor Folding from All-Atom Molecular Dynamics Simulations. J Phys Chem Lett. 2012 May 3; 3(9):1117-1123. PMID: 22737279.
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      12. Liu Y, Hsin J, Kim H, Selvin PR, Schulten K. Extension of a three-helix bundle domain of myosin VI and key role of calmodulins. Biophys J. 2011 Jun 22; 100(12):2964-73. PMID: 21689530; PMCID: PMC3123929.
      13. Kim H, Hsin J, Liu Y, Selvin PR, Schulten K. Formation of salt bridges mediates internal dimerization of myosin VI medial tail domain. Structure. 2010 Nov 10; 18(11):1443-9. PMID: 21070943; PMCID: PMC3027149.
      14. Freddolino PL, Harrison CB, Liu Y, Schulten K. Challenges in protein folding simulations: Timescale, representation, and analysis. Nat Phys. 2010 Oct 1; 6(10):751-758. PMID: 21297873.
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      15. Zou X, Liu Y, Chen Z, Cárdenas-Jirón GI, Schulten K. Flow-induced beta-hairpin folding of the glycoprotein Ibalpha beta-switch. Biophys J. 2010 Aug 9; 99(4):1182-91. PMID: 20713002; PMCID: PMC2920744.
      16. Liu Y, Chapagain PP, Gerstman BS. Stabilization of native and non-native structures by salt bridges in a lattice model of the GCN4 leucine dimer. J Phys Chem B. 2010 Jan 21; 114(2):796-803. PMID: 20038147.
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      17. Chapagain PP, Liu Y, Gerstman BS. The trigger sequence in the GCN4 leucine zipper: alpha-helical propensity and multistate dynamics of folding and dimerization. J Chem Phys. 2008 Nov 7; 129(17):175103. PMID: 19045375.
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      18. Liu Y, Chapagain PP, Parra JL, Gerstman BS. Lattice model simulation of interchain protein interactions and the folding dynamics and dimerization of the GCN4 Leucine zipper. J Chem Phys. 2008 Jan 28; 128(4):045106. PMID: 18248013.
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      19. Chapagain PP, Parra JL, Gerstman BS, Liu Y. Sampling of states for estimating the folding funnel entropy and energy landscape of a model alpha-helical hairpin peptide. J Chem Phys. 2007 Aug 21; 127(7):075103. PMID: 17718634.
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      20. Yanxin Liu, Yongchang Wang, and Shaoyi Du. . The study of I-V characteristics of single electron triple-barrier tunnel-junction. Acta Physica Sinica. 2004; 53(8):2734-2740.
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