|Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics|
Dr. Li received her B.S. in Biological Sciences from University of California, Irvine in 2006 and her Ph.D. in Microbiology from University of Washington, Seattle in 2011. Dr. Li’s thesis work elucidated the functional consequences of human polymorphisms in the antiviral APOBEC3H gene. Dr. Li subsequently completed her postdoctoral work at Rockefeller University where she studied the antiviral mechanisms and regulation of the host interferon response targeting alphaviruses and flaviviruses. Dr. Li established her own laboratory at UCLA in 2017.