Dr. W. LIU 劉為敏博士

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Post-doctoral Fellow

MSc (Nanjing Agricultural University); PhD (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

location L7-47, Laboratory Block, FOMB
phone (852)-3917-9378
fax (852)-2816-1947
Research Interests
  • Embryo development
  • miRNA regulation
  • Liu W., Chen J., Yang C., Lee C.K.F., Lee C.Y.L., Chiu C.N., Zhang Y., Duan Y., Liu K. and Yeung W.S.B., Expression of microRNA let-7 in cleavage embryos modulates cell fate determination and formation of mouse blastocysts, Biology of Reproduction. 2022.
  • Chen J., Liu W., Lee C.K.F., Liu K., Wong B.P.C. and Yeung W.S.B., Overexpression of Lin28a induces a primary ovarian insufficiency phenotype via facilitation of primordial follicle activation in mice, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 2022, 539, 111460.
  • Cheong AW, Pang RT, Liu WM, Kottawatta KS, Lee KF, Yeung WS. MicroRNA Let-7a and dicer are important in the activation and implantation of delayed implanting mouse embryos. Hum Reprod. 2014 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print] [PubMed]

  • Liu WM, Pang RT, Cheong AW, Ng EH, Lao K, Lee KF, Yeung WS. Involvement of microRNA lethal-7a in the regulation of embryo implantation in mice. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e37039. [Medline]

  • Liu WM, Pang RT, Chiu PC, Wong BP, Lao K, Lee KF, Yeung WS. Sperm-borne microRNA-34c is required for the first cleavage division in mouse. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2012;109(2):490-4. [Medline]

  • Ye TM, Pang RT, Leung CO, Liu W, Yeung WS. Development and characterization of an endometrial tissue culture model for study of early implantation events. Fertil Steril. 2012 Dec;98(6):1581-9. [PubMed]

  • Pang RT, Liu WM, Leung CO, Ye TM, Kwan PC, Lee KF, Yeung WS. miR-135A regulates preimplantation embryo development through down-regulation of E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Seven In Absentia Homolog 1A (SIAH1A) expression. PLoS One. 2011;6:e27878. [Medline]

  • Pang RTK, Leung ON, Ye T, Liu W, Chiu CN, Lam KW, Lee KF, Yeung WSB. MicroRNA-34a suppresses invasion through downregulation of Notch1 and Jagged1 in cervical carcinoma and choriocarcinoma cells, Carcinogenesis 2010;31:1037-1044. [PubMed]