Education

Undergraduate
Beijing Agricultural Univ (1994), Microbiology
Graduate School
Penn State University (1997), Molecular Biology
Graduate School
Penn State University (2002), Biochemistry

Research Interest

  • Cancer
  • Chromatin Biology
  • Epigenetic Transcription Regulation
  • Genomics and Proteomics
  • Non-coding RNA

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Homodimeric PHD-domain containing Rco1 constitutes a critical interaction hub within the Rpd3S histone deacetylase complex.
Ruan C, Cui H, Lee CH, Li S, Li B J. Biol. Chem. 2016 Jan
Balancing acts of SRI and an auto-inhibitory domain specify Set2 function at transcribed chromatin.
Wang Y, Niu Y, Li B Nucleic Acids Res. 2015 Apr
ZMYND11 links histone H3.3K36me3 to transcription elongation and tumour suppression.
Wen H, Li Y, Xi Y, Jiang S, Stratton S, Peng D, Tanaka K, Ren Y, Xia Z, Wu J, Li B, Barton MC, Li W, Li H, Shi X Nature 2014 Apr 508 7495 263-8

Honors & Awards

  • the Basil O’Connor Scholar Research Award
    March of Dimes Foundation (2011)
  • W.A. "Tex" Moncrief, Jr. Scholar in Medical Research
    UT Southwestern Endowed Scholar (2008)
  • Braddock Graduate Fellowship
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State University (2000)
  • Paul Berg Prize in Molecular Biology
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State University (1999)