Dr. Liang received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1996. He further completed post-doctoral training in Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Neuroscience of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2000. Dr. Liang is an experienced scientist in drug discovery of protein misfolding and ion channel associated diseases. His work in CFTR leads the establishment of multiple high-through screening and profiling assays. He is the author/co-author of more than 10 scientific articles and book chapters. Dr. Liang is a Senior Scientist and Team Leader in the newly established CFFT Lab.