Yang (Eric) Li, PhD

Yang (Eric) Li, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery and Genetics

Prior to joining WUSM, Dr. Yang Li served as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Bing Ren’s Laboratory of Gene Regulation at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at the University of California San Diego. He holds a Ph.D. in Computational Biology & Bioinformatics under the supervision of Dr. Zhi John Lu from Tsinghua University and Bachelor’s Degrees in Biology and Laws from Sichuan University.

Research focus

Our long-term research interest is to develop innovative computational tools, deep learning models, conduct large-scale integrative analyses, and apply advanced (epi)genomic techniques to gain a comprehensive understanding of gene regulation in mammalian models and human diseases, particularly in brain tumors and neuropsychiatric disorders.

Li Lab