Centre for Cancer Biomarkers CCBIO

2016 - Hengshuo Liu

Born 1984 in China and holds an M.S. in Biology from Uppsala University. As a CCBIO PhD candidate, he was in the Gullberg group. He was focusing on three projects: 1. the study of integrin a11 promoter in mechanically strained matrices; 2. to use 3D tumor spheroids to study integrin a11 function; and 3. to evaluate the role of integrin a11 on cancer associated fibroblasts.

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Hengshuo Liu defended September 16th 2016 his thesis “Expression and mechanosensitivity of integrin alpha 11 in the tumour microenvironment” at the University of Bergen. Main supervisor was Professor Donald Gullberg, and co-supervisor was Professor Rolf K. Reed.

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