Bo Li, Ph.D.
Bo Li, Ph.D.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics and Department of Immunology

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Biography

Grant Information

Grant ID: RR170079
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Recruited From: 
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & Harvard School of Public Health
Date Awarded: 
August 16, 2017
Grant Amount: 
$2,000,000

Dr. Li received his bachelor’s degree in physics from Peking University, China (2009), and developed a fascination with complex, yet highly organized biological systems. He then pursued a PhD degree in Bioinformatics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, under the supervision of Dr. Jun Li. He joined the Dr. Xiaole Shirley Liu lab at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for a postdoctoral fellowship, where he was jointly supervised by Drs. Shirley Liu and Jun S. Liu at Harvard Department of Statistics.

Li’s research interests are in developing novel bioinformatics methods for investigating high throughput genomics data to understand disease etiology and biological processes, with a particular interest in cancer.

In 2017, Li joined UT Southwestern Medical Center to continue his research in cancer genomics and computational cancer immunology.