Wenbin Liu, M.S.

Research Statistical Analyst


  • M.S. in Bioinformatics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
  • Ph.D. in Botany, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • M.S. in Botany, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
  • B.S. in Biology, Shandong Normal University, Jinan, Shandong, China

Selected Publications

Zeng Z, Shi YX, Tsao T, Qiu Y, Kornblau SM, Baggerly KA, Liu W, Jessen K, Liu Y, Kantarjian H, Rommel C, Fruman DA, Andreeff M, Konopleva M. Targeting of mTORC1/2 by the mTOR kinase inhibitor PP242 induces apoptosis in AML cells under conditions mimicking the bone marrow microenvironment. Blood 2012; 120(13):2679-2689.

Byers LA, Wang J, Nilsson MB, Fujimoto J, Saintigny P, Yordy J, Giri U, Peyton M, Fan YH, Diao L, Masrorpour F, Shen L, Liu W, Duchemann B, Tumula P, Bhardwaj V, Welsh J, Weber S, Glisson BS, Kalhor N, Wistuba II, Girard L, Lippman SM, Mills GB, Coombes KR, Weinstein JN, Minna JD, Heymach JV. Proteomic profiling identifies dysregulated pathways in small cell lung cancer and novel therapeutic targets including PARP1. Cancer Discovery 2012; 2(9):798-811.

Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Hennessy BT, Meric-Bernstam F, Sahin A, Liu W, Ju Z, Carey MS, Myhre S, Speers C, Deng L, Broaddus R, Lluch A, Aparicio S, Brown P, Pusztai L, Symmans WF, Alsner J, Overgaard J, Borresen-Dale AL, Hortobagyi GN, Coombes KR, Mills GB. Functional proteomics can define prognosis and predict pathologic complete response in patients with breast cancer. Clinical Proteomics 2011; 8(1):11.

Hennessy BT, Lu Y, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Carey MS, Myhre S, Ju Z, Davies MA, Liu W, Coombes K, Meric-Bernstam F, Bedrosian I, McGahren M, Agarwal R, Zhang F, Overgaard J, Alsner J, Neve RM, Kuo WL, Gray JW, Borresen-Dale AL, Mills GB. A technical assessment of the utility of reverse phase protein arrays for the study of the functional proteome in non-microdissected human breast cancers. Clinical Proteomics 2010; 6(4):129-151.

Wang J, Byers LA, Yordy JS, Liu W, Shen L, Baggerly KA, Giri U, Myers JN, Ang KK, Story MD, Girard L, Minna JD, Heymach JV, Coombes KR. Blasted cell line names. Cancer Informatics 2010; 9:251-255.

Bian F, Liu W, Yoon KC, Lu R, Zhou N, Ma P, Pflugfelder SC, Li DQ. Molecular signatures and biological pathway profiles of human corneal epithelial progenitor cells. International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biolog. 2010; 42(7):1142-1153.

Park ES, Rabinovsky R, Carey M, Hennessy BT, Agarwal R, Liu W, Ju Z, Deng W, Lu Y, Woo HG, Kim SB, Cheong JH, Garraway LA, Weinstein JN, Mills GB, Lee JS, Davies MA. Integrative analysis of proteomic signatures, mutations, and drug responsiveness in the NCI 60 cancer cell line set. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics 2010; 9(2):257-267.

Liu S, Umezu-Goto M, Murph M, Lu Y, Liu W, Zhang F, Yu S, Stephens LC, Cui X, Murrow G, Coombes K, Muller W, Hung MC, Perou CM, Lee AV, Fang X, Mills GB. Expression of autotaxin and lysophosphatidic acid receptors increases mammary tumorigenesis, invasion, and metastases. Cancer Cell 2009; 15(6):539-550.

Murph MM, Liu W, Yu S, Lu Y, Hall H, Hennessy BT, Lahad J, Schaner M, Helland A, Kristensen G, Børresen-Dale AL, Mills GB. Lysophosphatidic acid-induced transcriptional profile represents serous epithelial ovarian carcinoma and worsened prognosis. PLoS One 2009; 4(5):e5583.

Hennessy BT, Gonzalez-Angulo AM, Stemke-Hale K, Gilcrease MZ, Krishnamurthy S, Lee JS, Fridlyand J, Sahin A, Agarwal R, Joy C, Liu W, Stivers D, Baggerly K, Carey M, Lluch A, Monteagudo C, He X, Weigman V, Fan C, Palazzo J, Hortobagyi GN, Nolden LK, Wang NJ, Valero V, Gray JW, Perou CM, Mills GB. Characterization of a naturally occurring breast cancer subset enriched in epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and stem cell characteristics. Cancer Research 2009; 69(10):4116-4124.

Zhang L, Wei Q, Mao L, Liu W, Mills GB, Coombes K. Serial dilution curve: a new method for analysis of reverse phase protein array data. Bioinformatics 2009; 25(5):650-654.

Patel MJ, Liu W, Sykes MC, Ward NE, Risin SA, Risin D, Jo H. Identification of mechanosensitive genes in osteoblasts by comparative microarray studies using the rotating wall vessel and the random positioning machine. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 2007; 101(3):587-599.

Ward NE,  Pellis NR, Risin SA, Liu W, Risin D. Changes in expression of genes involved in apoptosis in activated human T-cells in response to modeled microgravity. Microgravity Science and Technology 2006; 18(3-4):243-246.

Xiao W, Liu W, Li Z, Liang D, Li L, White LD, Fox DA, Overbeek PA, Chen Q. Gene expression profiling in embryonic mouse lenses. Molecular Vision 2006; 12:1692-1698.

Brinker M, van Zyl L, Craig D, Liu W, Sederoff RR, Clapham DH, von Arnold S. Gene expression profiles during root differentiation in Pinus contorta. Plant Physiology 2004; 135:1526-1539.

Stasolla C, Belmonte MF, van Zyl L, Craig DL, Liu W, Yeung EC, Sederoff RR. The effect of reduced glutathione on morphology and gene expression of white spruce (Picea glauca) somatic embryos. Journal of Experimental Botany 2004; 55:695-709.

Stasolla C, van Zyl L, Egertsdotter U, Craig D, Liu W, Sederoff RR. The effects of polyethylene glycol on gene expression of developing white spruce somatic embryos. Plant Physiology 2003; 131:49-60.

Stasolla C, van Zyl L, Egertsdotter U, Craig D, Liu W, Sederoff RR. Transcript profiles of stress-related genes in developing white spruce (Picea glauca) somatic embryos cultured with polyethylene glycol. Plant Science 2003; 165(4):719-729.

Yu, W, Ballif BC, Kashork CD, Heilstedt HA, Howard LA, Cai WW, White LD, Liu W, Beaudet AL, Bejjani BA, Shaw CA, Shaffer LG. Development of a comparative genomic hybridization microarray and demonstration of its utility with 25 well-characterized 1p36 deletions. Human Molecular Genetics  2003; 12(17): 2145-2152.


Updated March 8, 2013