Liu received his BS from Xi’an Jiaotong Unviersity in 1982 and PhD of Medical Science from Okayama University School of Medicine in 1994. He completed post-doc training in Dr. Bruce Ames laboratory at University of California, Berkeley and worked as a faculty at University of California at Berkeley, Children Hospital Oakland Research Institute, University of California at Irvine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Shanghai Institute for Nutritional Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Currently, he is a Professor and the Dean of Xi’an Jiaotong University School of Life Science and Technology and an Adjunct Professor of the School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California. Dr. Liu’s research interests include molecular and cellular mechanisms of aging, stress, and age-/stress-associated degenerative diseases with a focus on nutritional regulation of mitochondrial metabolism. He has published more 170 papers in international journals with more than 5200 times citations （H-index 42）and was elected as one of the “2014 ， 2015 and 2016 Most Cited Chinese Researchers” in the area of Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology by Elsevier.