Bortree Series: Yong Li

A Structural View on the Actions of Nuclear Receptors: Crystal Clear

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September 16, 2009, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


101 ASI

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Dr. Yong Li is an Assistant Professor of Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Center for Pharmacogenetics, University of Pittsburgh. He also holds a joint faculty position at the Departments of Structural Biology. Before he joined the University of Pittsburgh, he was a Research Scientist at Van Andel Research Institute locate at Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr. Li received his Biology B.S. degree in 1990 from Nanjing University in China, and his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from University of South Florida in 1993, followed by a Post-doctoral training at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also received a Post-doctoral training on Computational Biology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He became a faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in 2007. The research focus of Dr. Li's laboratory is structural and functional studies of nuclear receptor signaling. Research in Dr. Li’s lab has been supported by NIH and American Heart Association (AHA).

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