UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dr. Li received his B.S. and Ph.D. from Tsinghua University in China. His postdoctoral studies as a Life Science Research Foundation Fellow were conducted with Dr. Günter Blobel at The Rockefeller University from 2012 to 2017. He went on to win the Tri-Institutional (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research Center, The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medicine) Breakout Prize for Junior Investigators. In 2017, he joined the faculty at UT Southwestern Medical Center as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics. He continues to study the pathways of cholesterol metabolism and signaling. Recently, he received the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award due to his work in the Hedgehog signaling field.