Yining Liu, MS

PhD Candidate

Sweet, (long pause), but deadly. Yining is on her 6th year of her PhD journey in the Segura Lab. With a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences and an M.S. in Bioengineering, she is now bridging her passion for macrophages with immunomodulatory biomaterials and applying her work to chronic wound healing. Besides being called a ‘scientist,’ she identifies with the words ‘athlete’ (college basketball captain, Taekwondo gold-medallist, archeress-in-practice), ‘cat mom’ (with a lovely boy Finnick), and ‘day-dreamer’ (reads/watches shows too much).
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Publications
Escuin-Ordinas H, Liu Y, et al. (2021) Wound healing with topical BRAF inhibitor therapy in a diabetic model suggests tissue regenerative effects. PLOS ONE. p.1-16.
Liu Y, Segura T. (2020) Biomaterials-Mediated Regulation of Macrophage Cell Fate. Frontiers in bioengineering and biotechnology. 8
Stefanelli VL, Choudhury S, Hu P, Liu Y, Schwenzer A, Yeh CR, Midwood KS. (2019) Citrullination of fibronectin alters integrin clustering and focal adhesion stability promoting stromal cell invasion. Matrix Biology. 82: 86-104.