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Allen Liu

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Allen Liu

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering; Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
2674 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
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Phone: (734) 764-7719

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Research Interests

Mechanobiology and mechanotransduction, bottom-up synthetic biology, droplet microfluidics, systems biology of endocytosis and cell migration.

Honors and Awards

UROP Outstanding Research Mentor Award – Honorable Mention, University of Michigan, 2013

Director's New Innovator’s Award, National Institute of Health, 2012

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2008

Summer meeting travel award, American Society of Cell Biology, 2007

Student travel award, Biophysical Society, 2005

PGS-B Scholarship; Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Canada, 2005

PGS-A Scholarship; Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Canada, 2003

Science Scholar, University of British Columbia, 2000

In the News...

2015 - Liu gives lecture for Saturday Morning Physics

2014 - Liu’s Work Featured in Special Issue of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Journal

2014 - ME Students Help Lead GISE Camp


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