Contact information

Nan Liu Ph.D.

2019 Lin Feng Foundation Scholarship, Tsinghua University
2019 National Scholarship
2020 Advanced Innovation Fellow, Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Structural Biology
2020 Shuimu Tsinghua Scholar
2020 The outstanding graduate of Beijing


2011-2015School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University BS.

2015-2020School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University Ph.D.

2020-PresentSchool of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University Postdoc.

Main Research Fields

Explore graphene-based novel supporting films for cryo-EM specimen preparation, and investigate the molecular basis of RNA-related complexes by cryo-EM.

Selected Publications

1.  Liu, N.*, Zhang, J.C.*, Chen, Y.N.*, Liu, C., Zhang, X., Xu, K., Wen, J., Luo, Z.P., Chen, S.L., Gao, P., Jia, K.C., Liu, Z.F., Peng, H.L., Wang, H.W. (2019) Bioactive functionalized monolayer graphene for high-resolution cryo-electron microscopy. Journal of the American Chemical Society 141, 4016-4025.

2.  Liu, N.*, Dong, X.D.*, Hu, C.X., Zeng, J.W., Wang, J.W., Wang, J., Wang, H.W., Belfort, M. (2020) Exon and protein positioning in a pre-catalytic group II intron RNP primed for splicing. Nucleic Acids Research. 48(19):11185-11198.

3. Xu, K.*, Liu, N.*, Xu, J.L., Guo, C.L., Zhao, L.Y., Wang, H.W., Zhang, Q.C. (2020) VRmol: an Integrative Web-Based Virtual Reality System to Explore Macromolecular Structure. Bioinformatics. (in press)