LIU Beiming is a professor and doctoral supervisor. He received his BSc. from the Department of Physics, Peking University, in 1989, and his PhD in molecular cell biology from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1999. From 1999 to 2000, he did his postdoctoral research on neurobiology at the University of California, San Diego. From 2000 to 2008, he held the positions of Research Associate and Research Assistant Professor at Department of Neurobiology, Medical School, University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Liu was selected into "Hundred Talents Program" of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2009, and worked in School of Life Sciences of USTC where he established the neurophysiology laboratory in collaboration with the National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale.