Dr. Qinfeng "Sarah" Liu

Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical & Clinical Sciences
College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Office Location:
Science Building
Room 107-E
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1090 Day Dorm Rd., Science Bldg
Buies Creek, NC 27506


Dr. Qinfeng “Sarah” Liu joined the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences in 2008. Dr. Liu serves as course director or co-instructor for PHSC220/220L Quantitative Laboratory Techniques, PHSC410 Analytical Instrumentation, PHSC438/439L Pharmaceutical Methodology & Bioprocessing, PSCI512 Protein Properties and HPLC Theory, PSCI541 Intermediate Biotechnology, PSCI543 Protein Analysis Lab Techniques, PSCI650 Advanced Chromatography in the BS and MS programs. In addition, Dr. Liu advises MS students to conduct PSCI610 Research Proposal, PSCI690 Research Project, and PSCI604 Independent Research. 


“I have been teaching in both BS and MS programs at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences for 13 years,” Liu says. “I am passionate to make my classes meaningful by delivering updated knowledge and high merit contents applicable in the pharmaceutical industry. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing our students’ success in career and in life.” 


Dr. Liu’s current research focus is to discover molecular biomarker for disease intervention as well as targeted drug delivery and collaborative drug pharmacology/toxicology researches using a combination of analytical instrumentation and biochemistry methodologies, particularly high performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS-MS). Her expertise includes proteomics, protein and nucleic acid analysis, biosensor, chromatography and capillary electrophoresis. Dr. Liu has published more than fifteen peer-reviewed journal articles and numerous meeting abstracts. Dr. Liu has received multiple grants as PI or co-I for extramural and intramural funds since she joined Campbell University. Dr. Liu is a member of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), American Chemical Society (ACS), and American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS).