~Lab Member, Li Lab
Faculty Investigator: Dawei Li, PhD, Assistant Professor in the department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics. Dr. Li graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China), and obtained training at Rockefeller University and Yale University.
~Arvis Sulovari, CMB PhD Candidate
~Braeden Hughes, summer student from Macalester College
Accepting rotation students: Yes
Major Research Projects:
Genomics: to identify genes that predispose an individual to human genetic diseases such as mental illness.
Epigenomics: to study how environment exposures (such as trauma, parental maltreatment, etc) alter DNA methylation in children with behavior problems.
Omics: to study the complexity of mental illness through combined genomics, epigenomics, EEG and brain MRI imaging approach.
Exciting News in the Li Lab:
As a second year CMB student, Arvis has been honored with two highly-competitive national training awards in genetics at the University of Washington and Rockefeller University, respectively.