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University Medical Center Groningen

Y. Li

Assistant Professor

2013 Principal Investigator, Department of Genetics, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen

2010 Postdoc, Groningen Bioinformatics Center, University of Groningen

2005 – 2010  Ph.D. student, Groningen Bioinformatics Centre, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Ph.D thesis entitled “Generalized Genetical Genomics: Advanced methods and applications”

Supervisor: Prof. Ritsert C. Jansen and Prof. Rainer Breitling

Honors and awards

  • ZonMW Off-Road grant (125k euro), The Netherlands, 2016
  • Qingtian Award for Outstanding Chinese researcher in The Netherlands, 2014
  • NWO VENI grant laureate (250k euro), The Netherlands, 2013
  • Fellowship of “Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB) Open House”, 2012
  • Young Investigator Award, Netherlands Bioinformatics Centre, 2011
  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Student Abroad (Top 0.3%), 2008

Selected Publications

Li Y*, Oosting M*, Smeekens S*, Jaeger M*... Joosten L.A.B., Wijmenga C, Kumar V, Netea M. A Functional Genomics Approach to Understand Variation in Cytokine Production in Humans. Cell (2016) 

Aguirre-Gamboa R., Joosten I., Urbano P.C.M, ..., Netea M,. Wijmenga C, Kumar V, Li Y*, Koenen H.J.P.M.*, Differential Effects of Environmental and Genetic Factors on T and B Cell Immune Traits. Cell Reports (2016)

Li Y*, Oosting M*, Deelen P, ... Joosten L.A.B., Wijmenga C, Kumar V, Netea M. Inter-individual variability and genetic influences on cytokine responses against bacteria and fungiNature Medicine (2016)

Van der Velde K.J., de Haan M, Zych K, Arends D, Snoek L.B., Kammenga J.E., Jansen R.C., Swertz M.A., Li Y. WormQTLHD--a web database for linking human disease to natural variation data in C. elegans. Nucleic Acids Res. 42(2014)D794

Li Y, Tesson BM, Churchill GA and Jansen RC. Critical reasoning on causal inference in genome-wide linkage and association studies.  Trend Genet 26 (2010)493

Li Y., Breitling R., Snoek L.B., van der Velde K.J., Swertz M.A., Riksen J., Jansen R.C., Kammenga J.E. Global Genetics Robustness of the Alternative Splicing Machinery in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics, 186(2010)405

Li Y. , Swertz M., Vera G., Fu J., Breitling R. and Jansen R.C. designGG: An R-package and web tool for the optimal design of genetical genomics experiments. BMC Bioinformatics, 10(2009)188. [Highly Accessed]  R package

Li Y., Breitling R., Jansen R.C., Generalized genetical genomics – the added value from experimental perturbation, Trend Genet , 24(2008)518

Li Y.*, Alvarez O.A.*, Gutteling E.W., Tijsterman M., Fu J, Riksen J.A.G., Hazendonk E., Prins P., Plasterk R.H.A., Jansen R.C.,  Breitling R., Kammenga J.E., Mapping Determinants of Gene Expression Plasticity by Genetical Genomics in C. elegans, PLoS Genetics, 2(2006) e222. [PubMed] [Faculty of 1000] (*:equal contribution)

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Last modified:07 September 2017 10.39 a.m.

Contact information

Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands

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