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2014.1.24Robert Bachman, a UVM Senior in Molecular Genetics, joins our lab as a research student. A warm welcome!
2014.1.20Robert Howe, a UVM Senior in Biochemistry and Computer Science (double major), joins our lab for research. A warm welcome!
2013.10.10Our manuscript is accepted by Neuropsychopharmacology. Arvis is a major contributor in this paper.
2013.9.5Our offices move to the Hills Building.
2013.7.16Congratulations to Arvis, who is awarded a training scholarship in statistical genetics from University of Washington. He will stay in Seattle for two weeks.
2013.7.1Dawei Li is appointed as assistant professor (secondary) with The Department of Computer Science, University of Vermont College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.
2013.5.28A big welcome to Arvis Sulovari! Arvis has joined our lab for his Ph.D. Arvis graduated from Dartmouth College three years ago, and dedicated the following two years in a genetics laboratory at Dartmouth before joining us.
2013.3.19One manuscript is accepted by Neuropsychopharmacology. Investigators from University of Vermont, Fletcher Allen Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families, and Yale University are involved in this study.
2013.3.8Kelly Nguyen, a UVM Honors College Junior in Molecular Genetics, joins our lab for her thesis research. A warm welcome!
2013.1.14Arvis Sulovari joins our lab for his rotation research. Arvis is a first-year Ph.D student in the Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Sciences (CMB) Graduate Program. Let's give him a warm welcome!
2013.1.3Roman Popov joins our lab for his first rotation. Roman is a first-year Ph.D student in Neuroscience Graduate Program. Let's give him a warm welcome!
2012.12.28Our manuscript is accepted by Human Genetics.
2012.12.21Our manuscript is accepted by The American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. Emily LaRocque, who used to be a part-time research student in our laboratory at UVM and now in Maryland, is the second author in this paper. 
2012.10.1Emily LaRocque joins our laboratory on a part-time basis to help in a genetics project related to selected candidate genes with substance use disorders. Emily is a UVM premed postbac. Let's give a warm welcome!
2012.9.1Dawei Li joins the faculty of University of Vermont (UVM). We start our new laboratory, and we are one of few groups focusing on human statistical genetics and genomics on UVM campus.


PostdocWe believe the greatest asset of a lab is its people. Therefore, we actively seek a fun, friendly, respectful, and exciting environment in our lab. We are always looking for people with passion, dedication, and ambition for his/her career to join us! We invite you to contact us! Check here for more information.
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Talks & Workshops

2014.2.21 9:15HSRF 400Vermont Vascular Medicine Conference: Genetic Studies in Vascular Disease: Post-GWAS EraDawei Li
2014.1.25 2pmDavis CenterThe Fourth Annual Neuroscience, Behavior and Health Research Forum: Genetic Studies in Mental Illnesses: GWAS and BeyondDawei Li
2013.08.22-23Waterman 113QCMB Workshop: An Introduction to Genetic Association Study of Human Complex TraitsDawei Li & Arvis Sulovari
2013.1.16 12-1pmHSRF 400Neuroscience Research Seminar: A Genome-wide Association Study of Copy Number Variations (CNVs) with Substance Use DisorderDawei Li