Graduate School
Indiana Univ-Purdue Univ Indpl (2009), Pathology

Research Interest

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cutaneous Biology
  • Developmental Biology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

An interconnected hierarchical model of cell death regulation by the BCL-2 family.
Chen HC, Kanai M, Inoue-Yamauchi A, Tu HC, Huang Y, Ren D, Kim H, Takeda S, Reyna DE, Chan PM, Ganesan YT, Liao CP, Gavathiotis E, Hsieh JJ, Cheng EH Nat. Cell Biol. 2015 Oct 17 10 1270-81
Cells of origin in the embryonic nerve roots for NF1-associated plexiform neurofibroma.
Chen Z, Liu C, Patel AJ, Liao CP, Wang Y, Le LQ Cancer Cell 2014 Nov 26 5 695-706
BET bromodomain inhibition triggers apoptosis of NF1-associated malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors through Bim induction.
Patel AJ, Liao CP, Chen Z, Liu C, Wang Y, Le LQ Cell Rep 2014 Jan 6 1 81-92
Defective nitric oxide production by alveolar macrophages during Pneumocystis pneumonia.
Lasbury ME, Liao CP, Hage CA, Durant PJ, Tschang D, Wang SH, Zhang C, Lee CH Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol. 2011 Apr 44 4 540-7
Microarray studies on effects of Pneumocystis carinii infection on global gene expression in alveolar macrophages.
Cheng BH, Liu Y, Xuei X, Liao CP, Lu D, Lasbury ME, Durant PJ, Lee CH BMC Microbiol. 2010 Apr 10 103
Downregulation of PU.1 leads to decreased expression of Dectin-1 in alveolar macrophages during Pneumocystis pneumonia.
Zhang C, Wang SH, Liao CP, Shao S, Lasbury ME, Durant PJ, Lee CH Infect. Immun. 2010 Mar 78 3 1058-65
Polyamine transport as a target for treatment of Pneumocystis pneumonia.
Liao CP, Phanstiel O, Lasbury ME, Zhang C, Shao S, Durant PJ, Cheng BH, Lee CH Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2009 Dec 53 12 5259-64
Effects of decreased calmodulin protein on the survival mechanisms of alveolar macrophages during Pneumocystis pneumonia.
Lasbury ME, Durant PJ, Liao CP, Lee CH Infect. Immun. 2009 Aug 77 8 3344-54

Honors & Awards

  • Career Development Award, Dermatology Foundation
  • Albert M. Kligman Travel Fellowship, Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • Young Investigator Award, Children's Tumor Foundation
  • Conference Travel Award, IWOP-10 Organizing Committee
  • Conference Travel Award, Indiana University
  • Graduate Fellowship, Indiana University