On May 2 PITTSBURGH – University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists today announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine, delivered through a fingertip-sized patch, produces antibodies specific to SARS-CoV-2 at quantities thought to be sufficient for neutralizing the virus.
On May 2 PITTSBURGH – police said 37-year-old Bing Liu was found dead in his home on Elm Court from apparent gunshot wounds to his head, neck and torso. Investigators say they now believe his death is a homicide.
Liu was a research assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, his department said on Monday.
“Bing was on the verge of making very significant findings toward understanding the cellular mechanisms that underlie SARS-CoV-2 infection and the cellular basis of the following complications.
Received Bachelor and PhD in Computer Science under the supervision of Profs P.S. Thiagarajan and David Hsu from National University of Singapore. Previously, have been working with Prof Edmund M. Clarke (Turing Award 2007) as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Department of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, and with Prof Ivet Bahar as a Research Associate in the Department of Computational & Systems Biology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh. Currently, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Computational & Systems Biology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh.