Yingguang Liu, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology
Department of Molecular and Cellular Sciences

yliu@liberty.edu

Yingguang Liu earned a Bachelor of Medicine at Shangdong Medical University (now Shandong University School of Medicine), a Master of Medicine at Shanghai Medical University (now Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University), and a PhD in Biological Sciences at Ohio University. He took courses in Bible doctrines, church history, and Koine Greek at Maranatha Baptist Bible College.

Dr. Liu served for 4 years as a physician in Jinan Infectious Diseases Hospital, specializing in clinical management of infectious diseases. Before joining LUCOM, he served for 11.5 years in Maranatha Baptist Bible College (now Maranatha Baptist University), where he taught diverse undergraduate courses including calculus physics, biochemistry, and molecular genetics.

Dr. Liu’s research focuses on human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs), especially HERV activities in immunoendocrinology. He is also interested in the implications of HERVs in the natural history of the human race.

Dr. Liu and his wife, Aihua, have three children. He currently serves in Lynchburg Chinese Christian Fellowship, and enjoys giving apologetic talks in churches and other organizations.