Yajuan J. Liu Ph.D., F.A.C.M.G. Accepting new patients

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Yajuan Liu, Ph.D., F.A.C.M.G., is a board certified geneticist at Northwest Hospital and UW Medical Center and a UW associate professor of Pathology. She is director of of UW Medicine Precision Diagnostic’s Cytogenimics Lab and co-director of the Cytogenetics and Genomics Lab.

Dr. Liu strives to provide the highest, most comprehensive and up-to-date diagnostic programs possible to achieve UW Medicine’s mission of improving the health of the public.

Dr. Liu earned her F.A.C.M.G. degree from Wuhan University in China and her Ph.D. from State University of New York Upstate Medical University. Dr. Liu is board-certified in both Clinical Molecular Genetics and Clinical Cytogenetics. Her clinical and research interests include cancer genetics and genomics of human diseases including birth defects and cancers.

Personal Interests

Hiking, gardening, yoga, and photography
UW - Dept. of Pathology

Fellowship, 2013, Clinical Molecular Genetics

UW - Dept. of Pathology

Fellowship, 2009, Clinical Cytogenetics

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Medical education, 1995


Board Certifications
  • Clinical Molecular Genetics, 2013, American Board of Medical Genetics
  • Clinical Cytogenetics, 2011, American Board of Medical Genetics