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Graduated from Peking university college of life sciences. Interested in developing modern approaches to answer fundamental biological questions. Also interested in using combined mathematical or chemical appoaches to address problems in animal physiological function and gene network. Willing to learn more in the new lab, and will do the best.

Graduate Students

Jessie FENG

Graduate student from CLS 2012 program. Graduated from College of Biological Science of China Agricultural Unversity. I am interested in developing fantastic screening methods and amazing fluorescent proteins. Hope to have a colorful life in Li Lab.

Cheng QIAN

I got my bachelor degree from Zhejiang University and now I'm a graduate student from PTN program 2013 fall. I'm interested in neurotranmitters and hope to explore the unknown world of neurobiology during my phd training in Li Lab.

Fangmiao SUN

Graduate student.Graduated from Beijing Institute of Technology.Focused on fluorescent protein engineering and application.

Ling WU

I graduated from Anhui University. You may sometimes think I am naive, but I insist the wisdom underneath the simple smile. I am now a graduate student of CLS program who are taking the rotation in Dr. Li's lab. I am quite interested in electrophysiology and imaging.

Zhaofa WU

Graduated from Northwest A&F University. Having been offered by School of Life Sciences, Peking University. Participating in scientific research and training on “Screening Unknown Ligands Using Calcium Imaging”.

Huasheng YU

Graduated from Lanzhou University, now I am a student of CLS 2013 program in Peking University. I am interested in finding orphan GPCR's endogenous ligands. I hope there are some important findings in my graduate study.

Mengyao LI

Graduate student. Graduated from Shandong University at Weihai. Member of 2014 PTN group. Focus on finding new neuropeptides.

Rongbo SUN

I am from Dalian, Liaoning province. Now I am a graduate student in Dr.Li 's lab interested in screening potential vesicle-localized neurotransmitter transporters and electron microscopy technology. Hope to know more about the science and make the full use of my Ph.D life.

Jinxia WAN

Graduated from Northwest A&F University. Now I am a student of Life Sciences in PKU.I love life and freedom. Focus on the development of new and efficient neurotransmitter sensors.

Jianzhi ZENG

Graduated from Hunan University, I am a member of the 2015 CLS program. My first coming can be traced back to the CLS/McG summer school two years ago. I enjoy my stay here that much, where the people are lovely, and works are really fancy. Recently my focus is many paid on the development of new GPCR probe.


Graduate from School of Life Sciences at Peking University. Now a CLS graduate student. Working on application of genetically encoded sensors.


I got the Bachelor degree of Science from School of Life Sciences, Peking University and join Li Lab in 2015. My research focuses on developing genetically-based fluorescent sensors as well as deciphering neural circuit in model organisms utilizing these newly-developed tools. Enjoy both Life and Science.


Graduated from Tongji University. Now I'm a graduate student in School of Life Sciences, Peking University. Love life and love freedom.And I'm very interested in projects in Li Lab and glad to improve myself by studing further.


I received my bachelor's degree in Innovation and Experimental College, Northwest A&F University in 2017. Following the interest of neuroscience, I'm a Ph.D graduate student of the 2017 CLS Program at Peking University. At present, I mainly use the cell biology and behavioral methods to study the distribution and function of G protein coupled receptors associated with somatosensation.

Tongrui QIAN

Undergraduate in School of Life Sciences and Technology, Tongji University. I'm interested in natural sciences, especially in neuroscience. Hope to find out the secrets of brain in Li Lab.

Xuelin LI

Undergraduate student from Sichuan University. Both life and life sciences are interesting. Especially the neuroscience in our lab. Happy life and happy work!

Yizhou ZHUO

Graduated from Southeast University. I'm a graduate student of 2018 PTN program. Interested in developing novel scientific tools to address fundamental biological questions. Now working on developing genetically encoded fluorescent sensors. Hope to learn more in Li Lab.


Simin LIU

Undergraduate in School of Life Science, Peking University. I'm interested in science and research and want to learn more about neuroscience and get research training in Li Lab.

Jiali DUAN

Undergraduate student in School of Life Science, Peking University. Dr. Li is very attractive and charming. People here are enthusiastic and optimistic. I enjoy learning new things from them every day.

Hao WU

An undergraduate in School of Life Science, Tsinghua University. I love biology as well as psychology, greatly curious about the neuroscience, especially about the neural circuits. The atmosphere in Li Lab is quite joyful, because everyone here is warmhearted and nice. My hobby is enjoying delicious food and travelling, and I hope that one day I will travel around the world and have gourmet food everywhere.

Aoyue MAO

Undergraduate student in School of Life Science, Peking University. Everyone in Li Lab is lovely, especially Dr Li. He is very knowledgable, and as a teacher his guidance is always so helpful. I'm sure I'll learn a lot and enjoy a lot here in the coming days.

Kaikai HE

How does the nervous system work in real-time while making decisions or executing behavior? How do differentiated cells function collaboratively to achieve this? I am interested in using novel approaches like neuroimaging to understand mechanisms of different brain functions and find treatment for neurological disorders.


Undergraduate student in School of Life Science, Peking University. I'm attracted by Li Lab's research environment and hope to enjoy my research life here.

Jinxin Yang

Junxiao Hou

Undergraduate student in School of Basic Medical Sciences, Peking University, majoring in basic medical sciences. From Jining City, Shandong Province, the hometown of Confucius and Mencius. I have a wide range of interests in biology and medicine, especially neuroscience, stem cell, senescence and regeneration. I enjoy reading sci-fi and detective fiction, and I’m also looking forward to traveling to unfamiliar and interesting places. I’m really enjoying the open and inspiring atmosphere in Dr. Li’s lab, and I hope to receive sufficient research training here, learning more knowledge and laboratory techniques.

Rotation Students

Zihua LIU

Graduate from Northwest A&F University and join CLS program in 2018. I am interested in life sciences and getting the molecular cloning training in Li Lab!

Research Assistants


I come from shangqiu, the northern city of Henan. I mainly engaged in electron microscopy experiments in Li Lab. I love the atmosphere here, and hope I can learn more knowledge in the lab.


I am from Kaifeng, Henan, the ancient capital of the eight dynasties. As a technician in Li lab, I mainly engaged in molecular biology, electron microscopy and other related work. Life at Li lab will be a new beginning for me where I can learn and grow.


Yueying ZENG

Lab manager.


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