Ming Liu


856-785-0074 EXT 4319
Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory
6959 Miller Ave
Port Norris, NJ 08349
Room 303
Full CV

Ming Liu Ming Liu Ming Liu

Research Interests

My research focus on identification of disease-resistance genes and molecular markers-assisted breeding in the eastern oyster. I am also interested in population genetics, phylogenetics and evolution in marine organisms

Short History

Postdoc: Rutgers University, US 2013.8-present
Assistant professor Marine Biology Institute of Shandong Province, China 2010.7-2013.8
Visiting scholar: Hokkaido University 2007.4-2008.7
Ph.D: Ocean University of China 2005-2010
Bachelor: Ocean University of China 2001-2005

Select Publications

Liu, M., Ford, S., Bushek, D. & Guo, X*. Genetic variation in eastern oyster's susceptibility to Perkinsus marinus. National Shellfisheries Association 107th Annual meeting, 2015.

Liu, Y., Yu, D., Wang, Q., Liu, H., Guan, S. & Liu, M.* Isolation and Characterization of Novel Polymorphic Microsatellite Loci in Perinereis aibuhitensis. Genetics and Molecular Research, 2015, in press.

Zhang, Z., Zhang, N., Liu, M. & Gao, T*. The complete mitochondrial genome of Coilia grayii (Clupeiformes: Engraulidae). Mitochondrial DNA, 1-2 (2015).

Liu, M. & Guo, X*. Characterization of an alternative oxidase gene in the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica and its response to air exposure. National Shellfisheries Association 106th Annual meeting, 2014.

Liu, M., Lin, L., Gao, T.*, Yanagimoto, T., Sakurai, Y. & Grant, W. S. What Maintains the Central North Pacific Genetic Discontinuity in Pacific Herring? PLoS ONE 7, e50340, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0050340 (2012).

Grant, W. S.*, Liu, M., Gao, T. & Yanagimoto, T. Limits of Bayesian skyline plot analysis of mtDNA sequences to infer historical demographies in Pacific herring (and other species). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65, 203-212 (2012).

Liu, H., Liu, M.*, Ge, S., Wang, Q., Yu, D. & Guan, S. Population structuring and historical demography of a common clam worm Perinereris aibuhitensis near the coasts of Shandong Peninsula. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 44, 70-78 (2012).

Liu, M., Gao, T.*, Sakurai, Y., Jia, N., Zhao, L., Du, X., Jiang, Q. & Lu, Z. Mitochondrial DNA control region diversity and population structure of Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii) in the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 29, 317-325 (2011).

Liu, M., Lu, Z., Gao, T., Yanagimoto, T. & Sakurai, Y. Remarkably low mtDNA control‐region diversity and shallow population structure in Pacific cod Gadus macrocephalus. Journal of fish biology 77, 1071-1082 (2010).