PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, OH
In 2006, I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Biology from Lanzhou University in the northwest of China. In 2007, I joined Dr. Yijing Chen's lab at Kent State University for my PhD training, studying the role of Smad4, a core mediator of the Transforming Growth Factor-beta (TGF-β) signaling, in mouse preimplantation and early limb development. Upon graduation in 2012, I joined University of Michigan as a postdoctoral research fellow, studying the role of Midkine-A, a heparin-binding growth factor, in zebrafish retinal development and regeneration. In June 2013, I became a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Tiangang Li's lab in the Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics at KUMC.
My research in KUMC is focused on how Sort1, a Vps10-domain sorting protein associated with cardiovascular disease risk, regulates triglyceride and cholesterol metabolism in the liver and circulation and on how cellular pathways regulate Sort1 at the posttranscriptional level.
Jibiao Li, Ph.D.
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