Lei Li

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Professor   Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates   Supervisor of Master's Candidates  


Alma Mater:Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Education Level:With Certificate of Graduation for Doctorate Study


Lei Li, graduated from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) with a PhD degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in June 2013. After a year's postdoc training in the college of life science and technology (HUST), Lei Li joined the laboratories of Professor Roger Patient and Catherine Porcher in the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM, University of Oxford) in January 2015. After four and a half years postdoctoral work in the UK, Lei Li joined the Shandong University School of Basic Medical Sciences as a Professor, supervisor of master and PhD student, and was awarded as "Cheeloo Young Scholars" in July 2019. 

Lei Li's group is interested in stem cell and development biology. Our main focus is the developmental processes of vascular-haematopoietic system during embryogenesis, such as vasculogenesis, angiogenesis and haematopoiesis. As a first author, Lei Li has published several high-impact papers in the past few years, including Blood (IF=16.562), Nature Communications (IF=11.878) and Human Molecular Genetics (IF=4.544). He has also participated in the publishing of several other papers, including Nature Genetics, International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, FEBS journal, FASEB Journal and PLoS ONE.


2008.9 2013.6

  • Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Doctoral Degree in Science

2007.9 2008.6

  • Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • Genetics

2003.9 2007.6

  • Shandong University of Science and Technology
  • Bioengineering
  • Bachelor

Professional Experience

2013.9 2014.12
  • 华中科技大学
2015.1 2019.5
  • 牛津大学

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