Yixue Li, PhD

Professor, Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences

Yi-Xue Li was born in Xinjiang, China. Currently, he is a Professor in Institute of Biochemistry and Cell biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Director of Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Director of Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology. Dr. Li received his BSc. and Msc. degrees in theoretical physics from Xinjiang University, China, in 1982 and 1987, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in theoretical physics from Heidelberg University, Germany in 1996. After Dr. Li got his Ph.D. degree he worked as a bioinformatics research staff in European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) from 1997-2000, and came back to Shanghai, China in the middle of 2000.

Dr. Li has published more than 260 peer review journal papers in various international scientific journals, such as Science, Nature, Nature Genetics, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Communications, Genome Research, PNAS, Bioinformatics, Diabetes, Nucleic Acids Res, Plos Computational Biology, Molecular Systems Biology, Molecular Biology & Evolution, Molecular Cellular Proteomics, Oncogene, Genome Biology, Journal of Molecular Cell Biology, etc., and his research results have been cited by more than 4000 researchers worldwide in books, theses, journal and conference papers, reach the H index 38 (by Google). He has served as a reviewer/panelist for many national research foundations/agencies such as the Chinese National Science Foundation, the National High-Tech Program(863) and National Key Basic Research Program(973). Dr. Li has served as an editorial board member for 5 scientific journals. He has organized several international conferences and workshops and has also served as a program committee member for several major national and international conferences like GIW, IBW, HUPO and National Bioinformatics Conference etc.