Faculty Profile


Yang Li
Section of Genetic Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine
yli12@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Academic Interests

Dr. Li's lab focuses on understanding the link between disease-associated genetic variants and molecular phenotypes including RNA expression and splicing. Previously, he was a postdoctoral scholar with Prof Jonathan Pritchard at Stanford, where he published notable work on gene regulation and on complex trait genetics. Dr. Li obtained a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science at McGill university, and went on to study computational biology at the University of Liverpool (MPhil) and at the University of Oxford (DPhil).
 

Clinical Interests

 

Publications

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Training

  • MS, 2010, University of Liverpool, Integrative Biology
  • PhD, 2014, University of Oxford, Clinical Medicine (Evolutionary Genomics)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017, Stanford University, Genetics