YANG LIU portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Department Of Biochemistry


  • English, Fluent.


  • Zou RS, Liu Y, Ha T (date unknown). In vitro Cleavage and Electrophoretic Mobility Shift Assays for Very Fast CRISPR. Vol. 11, e4138. Accepted, .
  • Cheng J, Liu Y, Cheng X, He Y, Yeung ES (date unknown). Real time observation of chemical reactions of individual metal nanoparticles with high-throughput single molecule spectral microscopy. Vol. 82, 8744-9. Accepted, .
  • Liu Y, Medda R, Liu Z, Galior K, Yehl K, Spatz JP, Cavalcanti-Adam EA, Salaita K (date unknown). Nanoparticle tension probes patterned at the nanoscale: impact of integrin clustering on force transmission. Vol. 14, 5539-46. Accepted, .
  • Ma VP, Liu Y, Blanchfield L, Su H, Evavold BD, Salaita K (date unknown). Ratiometric Tension Probes for Mapping Receptor Forces and Clustering at Intermembrane Junctions. Vol. 16, 4552-9. Accepted, .
  • Galior K, Ma VP, Liu Y, Su H, Baker N, Panettieri RA Jr, Wongtrakool C, Salaita K (date unknown). Molecular Tension Probes to Investigate the Mechanopharmacology of Single Cells: A Step toward Personalized Mechanomedicine. Vol. 7, e1800069. Accepted, .
  • Liu Y, Zou RS, He S, Nihongaki Y, Li X, Razavi S, Wu B, Ha T (date unknown). Very fast CRISPR on demand. Vol. 368, 1265-1269. Accepted, .
  • Liu Y, Blanchfield L, Ma VP, Andargachew R, Galior K, Liu Z, Evavold B, Salaita K (date unknown). DNA-based nanoparticle tension sensors reveal that T-cell receptors transmit defined pN forces to their antigens for enhanced fidelity. Vol. 113, 5610-5. Accepted, .
  • Ma VP, Liu Y, Yehl K, Galior K, Zhang Y, Salaita K (date unknown). Mechanically Induced Catalytic Amplification Reaction for Readout of Receptor-Mediated Cellular Forces. Vol. 55, 5488-92. Accepted, .
  • Su H, Liu Z, Liu Y, Ma VP, Blanchard A, Zhao J, Galior K, Dyer RB, Salaita K (date unknown). Light-Responsive Polymer Particles as Force Clamps for the Mechanical Unfolding of Target Molecules. Vol. 18, 2630-2636. Accepted, .
  • Liu Y, Yehl K, Narui Y, Salaita K (date unknown). Tension sensing nanoparticles for mechano-imaging at the living/nonliving interface. Vol. 135, 5320-3. Accepted, .
  • Zou RS, Liu Y, Wu B, Ha T (date unknown). Cas9 deactivation with photocleavable guide RNAs. Vol. 81, 1553-1565.e8. Accepted, .
  • Jiang T, Xu C, Liu Y, Liu Z, Wall JS, Zuo X, Lian T, Salaita K, Ni C, Pochan D, Conticello VP (date unknown). Structurally defined nanoscale sheets from self-assembly of collagen-mimetic peptides. Vol. 136, 4300-8. Accepted, .
  • Zheng W, Liu Y, West A, Schuler EE, Yehl K, Dyer RB, Kindt JT, Salaita K (date unknown). Quantum dots encapsulated within phospholipid membranes: phase-dependent structure, photostability, and site-selective functionalization. Vol. 136, 1992-9. Accepted, .
  • Liu Z, Liu Y, Chang Y, Seyf HR, Henry A, Mattheyses AL, Yehl K, Zhang Y, Huang Z, Salaita K (date unknown). Nanoscale optomechanical actuators for controlling mechanotransduction in living cells. Vol. 13, 143-6. Accepted, .
  • Yehl K, Mugler A, Vivek S, Liu Y, Zhang Y, Fan M, Weeks ER, Salaita K (date unknown). High-speed DNA-based rolling motors powered by RNase H. Vol. 11, 184-90. Accepted, .
  • Galior K, Liu Y, Yehl K, Vivek S, Salaita K (date unknown). Titin-Based Nanoparticle Tension Sensors Map High-Magnitude Integrin Forces within Focal Adhesions. Vol. 16, 341-8. Accepted, .
  • Wiegand T, Fratini M, Frey F, Yserentant K, Liu Y, Weber E, Galior K, Ohmes J, Braun F, Herten DP, Boulant S, Schwarz US, Salaita K, Cavalcanti-Adam EA, Spatz JP (date unknown). Forces during cellular uptake of viruses and nanoparticles at the ventral side. Vol. 11, 32. Accepted, .
  • Liu Y, Galior K, Ma VP, Salaita K (date unknown). Molecular Tension Probes for Imaging Forces at the Cell Surface. (pp. 2915-2924). Vol. 50. Accepted, .
  • Biswas J, Liu Y, Singer RH, Wu B (date unknown). Fluorescence Imaging Methods to Investigate Translation in Single Cells. Vol. 11. Accepted, .