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Yinghua Qiu

Yinghua Qiu, PhD, DABCC

Faculty; Associate Medical Director, Drexel Medicine Diagnostics Laboratory

Department: Microbiology & Immunology


  • PhD - University of Michigan (2008)
  • MS – Peking University (1997)
  • BS – Nankai University (1994)

Yinghua Qiu, PhD, serves as the associate medical director of the Drexel Medical Diagnostics Laboratory.


  • Clinical Chemistry Fellowship - University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (COMACC-accredited) (2010)

Dr. Yinghua Qiu is faculty in the Department of Immunology and Microbiology and serves as the associate medical director of the Drexel Medical Diagnostics Laboratory. She has been a board-certified Clinical Chemist by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC) since 2010.

Dr. Qiu earned her PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Michigan in 2008. During her doctoral studies, her research focused on HPLC/Mass Spectrometry-based proteomics, glycoproteomics and glycomics in cancer biomarker discovery. Following her PhD, Dr. Qiu underwent a comprehensive two-year fellowship training in Clinical Chemistry at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Her exceptional performance during this training led to her certification as a board-certified Clinical Chemist by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry in 2010.

Dr. Qiu possesses expertise in various areas of clinical practice, including clinical toxicology, clinical chemistry, therapeutic drug monitoring, clinical mass spectrometry, molecular microbiology and molecular diagnostics.


Selected Publications

“Effect of Growth Temperature and Culture Medium on the Cryotolerance of Permafrost Exiguobacterium Sibiricum 255-15 by Proteome-Wide Mass Mapping”
Qiu, Y., Vishnivetskaya, T.A., Qiu, W., Lubman, D.M.
The Open Proteomics Journal, 2009, 2, 8-19

“Proteomic Insights: Cryoadaptation of Permafrost bacteria”
Qiu, Y., Vishnivetskaya T. A., and Lubman, D. M.
Ed. by R. Margesin, chapter 12 in Permafrost Soils, Springer Life Science, Germany, 2009, 2009, 109-181

“All-liquid separations, protein microarrays, and mass spectrometry to interrogate serum proteomes: an application to serum glycoproteomics”
Patwa T.H., Qiu, Y., Zhao, J., Simeone, D.M., Lubman, D.M.
Methods Mol Biol. 2009; 520, 75-87

“Plasma Glycoprotein Profiling for Colorectal Cancer Biomarker Identification by Lectin-glycoarray and Lectin blot”
Qiu, Y., Patwa, T. H., Xu, L., Shedden, K., Tuck, M., Ruffin, M. T., Jin, G., Bedi, K., Misek, D.E., Brenner D. E., and Lubman, D. M. Journal of Proteomic Research, 2008, 7 (4), 1693-1703

“Proteomic Analysis of Cold Adaptation in Siberian Permafrost Bacterium ¾ Exiguobacterium Sibiricum 255-15 by Two-Dimensional Liquid Separation Coupled with Mass Spectrometry”
Qiu, Y., Kathariou, S. and Lubman, D. M.
Proteomics 2006, 6, 5221-5233

“Triethylamine or Diethylenetriamine as Dynamic Modifier for Suppressing Basic Protein Absorption in Capillary Electrophoresis”
Qiu, Y., Huang, A., Sun, Y.
Chinese Chemical Letters 1999, 10, 227-230

“A New Type of Silicon Membrane for Amperometric Oxygen Gas Sensor”
Liu, S., Qiu, Y., Shen, H., Feng, J.
Chemical Research in Chinese Universities 1996, 12, 114-117

“Effects of Gas Flow Rate on Clark-Type Sensor”
Liu, S., Qiu, Y., Shen, H., Wang, H., Feng, J.
Chinese Chemical Letters 1995, 6, 505-508

Contact Information

Drexel University College of Medicine
245 N. 15th Street
NCB 5106
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 267.359.2671
Fax: 215.762.3274