Professional Background: Ph.D., Nagoya University, Japan, 1991Email: email@example.comOffice: CIRC 545B2, 1719 6th Avenue S, Birmingham AL 35294 Phone: 205.996.6299
Most recently, from 2001 to August of 2006, Dr. Li served as Assistant Professor with the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with the focus of his research in genetic analysis of neural development and plasticity, animal models of neurodevelopmental disorders. From 1996 to 2000, he was appointed as Lucille P. Markey Assistant Professor of Molecular and Developmental Neuroscience in the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his Ph.D. in biology from Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan in 1991 and was a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Center for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts from 1991 to 1996. He majored in Biology in 1991 from Nagoya University, Japan, in molecular biology from Fudan University, China in 1988, and majored in Biochemistry with a Bachelor of Science degree from Fudan University, China in 1984.
The department is pleased that he will be continuing with his research at the new Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics in the Movement Disorders Division.