EDUCATION & DEGREES:

B.Sc. (Biomed. Eng. ), 1980-1985
Department of Precision Instruments
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

M.Sc. (Biomed. Eng. ), 1985-1988
Department of Precision Instruments
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

D.Phil. (Physiology), 1992-1996
University Laboratory of Physiology
University of Oxford , UK


RESEARCH EXPERIENCES:

Research Probationer / Research Associate, 1988-1992
Shanghai Institute of Physiology
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Associate Professor / Group Head, 1996-2000
Shanghai Institute of Physiology
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Group Head, 1999-2002
Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Professor, 2002-
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Visiting Professor, 2003-
Department of Physics, Zhe Jiang University

TEACHING EXPERIENCES:

1. Neurobiology (undergraduate), 2004.02. ~
2. Neurobiology (graduate), 2004.03. ~ 2005.06.
3. Neuroinformatics (graduate), 2004.03. ~ 2005.06.
4. Visual Neuroscience (graduate) 2006.03. ~
5. Application of Information Technology in Neuroscience
(undergraduate) 2007.03. ~

RESEARCH PAPERS:

1. Y. Liu, J.-F. Hu & P.-J. Liang.
A Competitive model for spectral plasticity in the outer retina .
Neurocomputing
, 50(2): 407-418, 2003.

2. F.-J. Luo & P.-J. Liang.
Metabotropic glutamate receptors- mediated hetero-synaptic interaction of red- and green-cone inputs to LHC of carp retina.
Brain Res. Bull.
, 60(1-2): 67-71, 2003.

3. Y. Liu, F.-J. Luo & P.-J. Liang.
Dopamine effect on the stimu- lus pattern related changes in response characteristics of R/G horizontal cells in carp retina.
Brain Res
., 973(2): 190-195, 2003.

4. J.-F. Hu, Y. Liu & P.-J. Liang.
Model describing nonlinear interactions in graded neuron synapses.
Bio. Cyber.,
88(5): 380- 386, 2003.

5. A.-H. Chen, Y. Zhou, H.-Q. Gong & P.-J. Liang.
Retinal gang- lion cells response characteristics: multi-channel electrode recording study.
Science in China , Ser C., 46(4): 414-421, 2003.

6. P.-M. Zhang, J.-Y. Wu, Y. Zhou, P.-J. Liang & J.-Q. Yuan.
Spike sorting based on automatic template reconstruction with a partial solution to the overlapping problem.
J. Neurosci. Meth.,
135(1-2): 55-65, 2004.

7. X. Jin, J.-F. Hu & P.-J. Liang.
Possible mechanism of flickering-induced short-term plasticity in retinal cone-LHC synapse: a computational study.
Biol. Cyber.
, 90: 360-367, 2004.

8. A.-H. Chen, Y. Zhou, H.-Q. Gong & P.-J. Liang.
Firing rates and dynamic correlated activities of ganglion cells both contri- bute to retinal information processing.
Brain Res.,
1017(1-2): 13-20, 2004.

9. S.-Y. Huang, Y. Liu & P.-J. Liang.
Role of Ca 2+ store in AMPA-triggered Ca 2+ dynamics in retinal horizontal cells.
NeuroReport,
15(15): 2311-2315, 2004.

10. S.-Y. Huang & P.-J. Liang.
Ca 2+ -permeable and Ca 2+ -imper- meable AMPA receptors coexist on dissociated carp retinal hori- zontal cells.
NeuroReport
, 16(3): 263-266, 2005.

11. A.-H. Chen, Y. Zhou, H.-Q. Gong & P.-J. Liang.
Luminance adaptation increased the contrast sensitivity of retinal ganglion cells.
NeuroReport,
16(4): 371-375, 2005.

12. X. Jin, A.-H. Chen, H.-Q. Gong & P.-J. Liang.
Information transmission rate changes of retinal ganglion cells during con- trast adaptation.
Brain Res.,
1055: 156-164, 2005.

13. Y. Zhou, A.-H. Chen, H.-Q. Gong & P.-J. Liang.
Color infor- mation encoded by the spatio-temporal characters of light response in ganglion cells of chick retina.
Brain Res.,
1059(1): 1-6, 2005.

14. X. Jin & P.-J. Liang.
Adaptive regulation for noise-aided weak signal detection in spiking neurons.
Chinese Phys. Lett.,
23(2): 500-503, 2006.

15. G.-L. Wang, Y. Zhou, A.-H. Chen, P.-M. Zhang & P.-J. Liang.
A robust system for automatic spike sorting with overlap decomposition.
IEEE Trans.
BME, 53(6): 1195-1198, 2006.

16. G.-L. Wang, X. Liu, P.-M. Zhang & P.-J. Liang.
A new method for multiple spike train analysis based on information discrepancy.
Lecture Notes Comp. Sci. ,
4232: 30-38, 2006.

17. G.-L. Wang, S.-Y. Huang, Y.-Y. Zhang & P.-J. Liang.
Com- plexity of spike train from retinal ganglion cells decreases after adaptation.
Chinese Phys. Lett.,
24(1): 271-274, 2007.

18. Y. Zhou, X. Liu & P.-J. Liang.
The dual-peak light response of ganglion cells in chicken retina.
Brain Res.,
1138: 104-110, 2007.

19. X.-L. Wang, X. Jin & P.-J. Liang.
Modeling the pre- and post-synaptic components involved in the synaptic modification between cones and horizontal cells in carp retina
.
Biol. Cyber.,
96: 367-376, 2007.

20. X. Liu, Y. Zhou, H.-Q. Gong & P.-J. Liang.
Contribution of the GABAergic pathway to the correlated activities of chicken retinal ganglion cells.
Brain Res.,
1177: 37-46, 2007.

21. X.-L. Wang, X.-D. Jiang & P.-J. Liang.
Intracellular calcium concentration changes initiated by N-methyl-D-aspartic acid receptors in retinal horizontal cells.
NeuroReport,
19(6): 675-678, 2008.

22. C.-F. Cai, Y.-Y. Zhang, X. Liu, P.-J. Liang & P.-M. Zhang.
Detecting determinism in firing activities of retinal ganglion cells during response to complex stimuli.
Chin. Phys. Lett., 25 (5): 1595-1598, 2008.

23. X.-D. Jiang, X.-L. Wang, Y. Sun, H.-Q. Gong & P.-J. Liang.
NMDA modulation of GABA transporter current in carp retinal horizontal cells.
Brain Res.,
1240: 105-110, 2008.

24. Y. Sun, X.-D. Jiang, X. Liu, H.-Q. Gong & P.-J. Liang .
Synaptic contribution of Ca 2+ -permeable and Ca 2+ -impermeable AMPA receptors on isolated carp retinal horizontal cells and their modulation by Zn 2+ .
Brain Res.,
1317: 60-68, 2010.

25. Y.-Y. Zhang, X. Jin, H.-Q. Gong & P.-J. Liang.
Temporal and spatial patterns of retinal ganglion cells in response to natural stimuli.
Progress in Biochemistry and Biophysics,
37(4): 389-396, 2010.

26. Lei Xiao, Ying-Ying Zhang and Pei-Ji Liang.
Synchronized activities among retinal ganglion cells in response to external stimuli.
Lecture Notes Comp. Sci. ,
6063: 44-50, 2010.

27. Yan Sun, Ya-Ting Zhang, Hai-Qing Gong & Pei-Ji Liang.
The mechanisms of Zn 2+ -effects on Ca 2+ -permeable AMPA receptors on carp retinal horizontal cells.
Brain Res.,
1345: 103-109, 2010.

28. Wei Jing, Wen-Zhong Liu, Xin-Wei Gong, Hai-Qing Gong & Pei-Ji Liang.
Visual pattern recognition based on spatio- temporal patterns of retinal ganglion cells' activities.
Cognitive Neurodynamics,
4: 179-188, 2010.

29. Wei Jing, Wen-Zhong Liu, Xin-Wei Gong, Hai-Qing Gong & Pei-Ji Liang.
Influence of GABAergic Inhibition on Concerted Activity between Ganglion Cells.
NeuroReport,
21(12): 797-801, 2010.

30. Fan Yang, Xinwei Gong, Haiqing Gong, Puming Zhang, Peiji Liang & Qinchi Lu.
Microelectrode array recording of excitability of low Mg 2+ -induced acute hippocampal slices.
Neural Regeneration Research, 5: 1548-1551, 2010.

31. Han-Yan Gong, Ying-Ying Zhang, Pei-Ji Liang & Pu-Ming Zhang.
Neural coding properties based on spike timing and pattern correlation of retinal ganglion cells.
Cogn. Neurodyn.,
4: 337-346, 2010.

32. Wu Si & Liang Peiji.
Computational neuroscience in China .
Science China (Life Sciences),
53(3): 301-398, 2010.

33. Zhang Ying-Ying, Xiao Lei, Liu Wen-Zhong, Gong Hai-Qing, Liang Pei-Ji .
Synchronized firings in retinal ganglion cells in response to natural stimulation.
Chinese Phys. Lett.,
28(2): 028701, 2011. DOI: 10.1088/0256-307X/28/2/028701.

34. Wen-Zhong Liu, Wei Jing, Hai-Qing Gong & Pei-Ji Liang.
Spatial and temporal correlations of spike trains in frog retinal ganglion cells.
J. Comp. Neurosci. 30: 543-553, 2011. DOI: 10.1007/s10827-010-0277-9.

35. Hao Li, Wen-Zhong Liu & Pei-Ji Liang.
Adaptation-dependent synchronous activity contributes to receptive field size change of bullfrog retinal ganglion cell.
PLoS One.
7(3): e34336. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0034336, 2012.