Jinyan Liu, M.D., Ph.D.Staff Scientist
Jinyan completed his medical training at Tongji Medical University, and obtained a Ph.D in Immunology from the National Center for AIDS Prevention and Control (NCAIDS) and Wuhan Institute of Biological Product, Ministry of Public Health, P. R. China. He joined the Barouch laboratory during his postdoctoral research training. Currently he is a staff scientist in the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research. His research is focused on the development of an effective global HIV-1 vaccine. In particular, he is interested in Development of an HIV vaccine pre-clinical animal models, evaluation of HIV-1 vaccines in nonhuman primates, and human clinical trail. Dr. Liu also focuses on evaluation of HIV neutralizing Ab treatment on SHIV infected monkey; evaluation of immunodominance in epitope-modified DNA vaccines; and Assessment of macrophage inflammatory protein-1α (MIP-1α) and fms-like tyrosine linase 3 ligand (flt3) as DNA vaccine adjuvants.