Yutao Liu


Yutao Liu


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Culver Vision Discovery Inst

The Graduate School

Department of The Graduate School


Dr. Liu is a human geneticist studying the genetic etiology of glaucoma and keratoconus. He is good at applying high-throughput sequencing, genotyping, and integrative genomic technologies to his ocular genetics research.


  • Ph.D., Genome Sciences/Genomics University of Tennessee, 2006

  • MS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Truman State University, 2001

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GNMD 9210

    Inves of a Prob Genomic Med
  • ANAT 9210

    Invest of a Problem
  • ANAT 9300

  • ANAT 5002

    RSCH Elective in Anatomy
  • GNMD 8052

    Func Geno & Prote Using Anml M
  • GNMD 8060

    Genomic Medicine Seminar
  • BIOM 8040

    Intro to Faculty Research
  • VBIO 8010

    Methods in Cardiovascular Rese
  • BIOM 8022

    Molecular Cell Biology


Selected Recent Publications

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    Journal Article, Professional Journal
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Research Interests

Our research is to identify and characterize the role of genetic factors in primary open-angle glaucoma and keratoconus. We are also interested in the role of exosome and its miRNA/protein contents in aging-related disorders.