Liqun Luo earned his bachelor's degree from University of Science & Technology of China and PhD from Brandeis University. Since 1997, Dr. Luo has taught neurobiology to undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University, where he also directs a lab studying the assembly and function of neural circuits. Dr. Luo is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Prof Liqun Luo is the recipient of the 2020 Award for Education in Neuroscience granted by the Society for Neuroscience in recognition of his continuing commitment to both cutting-edge research and neuroscience education. The first edition of his textbook has been adopted by over 150 courses taught by major universities all of the world.