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Martha Liao

Martha Liao, British geneticist. Achievements include research in human chromosome 12 by molecular and cell genetics, human protein and its gene that helps Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome virus multiply in humans. Research scholar to China National Academy of Sciences, 1981-1982; Research grantee National Science Foundation, 1984-1986, American Cancer Society, 1981-1982, National Institutes of Health, 1980-1994.

Background

  • Liao, Martha was born on February 9, 1948 in Leeds, England. Came to the United States, 1967. Daughter of Chung-Chou and Shirley Liao.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bryn Mawr College, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1974.

    Career

    • Institute fellow Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, Denver, 1979-1986. Assistant professor University Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1982-1988. Senior fellow Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, 1986-1994.

      Associate professor department pediatrics University Colorado Medical School, 1988-1995. Chairman science advisory board Cancer League of Colorado, Denver, 1989-1991. Reviewer VA Merit Review Board, Washington, 1988-1992.

      Visiting associate professor Albert Einstein College Medicine, Bronx, New York, 1992-1996. Presenter in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in human chromosome 12 by molecular and cell genetics, human protein and its gene that helps Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome virus multiply in humans.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to Porceedings National Academy of Sciences.

    Membership

    President Asian Performing Arts Colorado, Denver, since 1986. Chairman review committee Denver Cultural District, 1989-1991. Board directors Asian Arts Association, Denver Art Museum, 1989-1991.

    Member American Society Human Genetics, American Society for Cell Biology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Chinese Bioscientist in American (representative Denver since 1988), Association Chinese Geneticists in American (secretary 1989-1991).

    Connections

    • Married Haojiang Tian, March 18, 1991.
    • father: Chung-Chou Liao
    • mother: Shirley Liao
    • spouse: Haojiang Tian
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    Born February 9, 1948
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      Bryn Mawr College
    • 1974
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1979 - 1986
      Institute fellow, Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1982 - 1988
      assistant, professor University Colorado Health Sciences Center
    • 1986 - 1994
      senior, fellow Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
    • 1988 - 1995
      associate, professor department pediatrics University Colorado Medical School