Tsinghua University (2008), Chemistry
Graduate School
Tsinghua University (2012), Life Sciences

Research Interest

  • Cholesterol Metabolism, Biosynthesis and Signaling
  • Lysosomal Membrane Proteins and Lysosomal Storage Diseases


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Molecular basis of V-ATPase inhibition by bafilomycin A1.
Wang R, Wang J, Hassan A, Lee CH, Xie XS, Li X, Nat Commun 2021 03 12 1 1782
Insights into the Irritating Mechanisms of TRPA1 Revealed by Cryo-EM.
Fine M, Li X, Neuron 2021 Jan 109 2 194-196

Honors & Awards

  • Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
  • Tri-Institutional (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research Center, Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medicine) Breakout Prize for Junior Investigators
  • The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Fellow of the Life Sciences Research Foundation
  • C.H. Li Memorial Scholar Fund Award, Rockefeller University