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Yang Liang


School of Medicine


510 Building B

Education and Work Experience

2000-2004 Nankai University B.Sc. Biological Sciences

2004-2006 Technical University of Denmark M.Sc. Biotechnology

2006-2009 Technical University of Denmark Ph.D. Microbiology

2009-2010 Technical University of Denmark Post Doctoral Fellow

2011 University of Hamburg Post Doctoral Fellow

2012 Nanyang Technological University Post Doctoral Fellow

2018.9 to Now South University of Science and Technology Professor


Honors and Awards:

2007 American Society of Microbiology Conference Student Travel Grant USA

2011 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship, Germany

2011 FEMS Congress Grant for Young Scientist, Switzerland

2012 Elite Nanyang Assistant Professorship, Singapore


Selected Articles

 1. Dispersed cells represent a distinct stage in the transition from bacterial biofilm to planktonic lifestyles. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 2014

2. In vitro and in vivo generation and characterization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm–dispersed cells via c-di-GMP manipulation. Nature Protocols 2015

3. Selective labelling and eradication of antibiotictolerant bacterial populations in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 2016

4. A cyclic di-GMP-binding adaptor protein interacts with a chemotaxis methyltransferase to control flagellar motor switching. SCIENCE SIGNALING 2016

5. Ribosome protection by antibiotic resistance ATP-binding cassette protein. PNAS 2018

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