Research Specialist; Lead, HTSChemistry Biology Discovery Centerlli35@emory.edu
Department of Pharmacology
Primary focus/responsibilities at the Center
I work closely with Yuhong Du and Blossom Sneed to carry out large-scale HTS and provide HTS-required technical support.
I received my MSc degree in 2002 from Central South University (China) in cell biology and physiology. As a research scientist at CSU, I studied the signaling pathways that contribute to respiratory disorders, such as neonate respiratory distress syndrome (NRDS) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and worked toward developing novel treatment strategies for these disorders. Before joining the Emory CBDC, I obtained further training in molecular biology at the Department of Cell Biology, Emory University. My research interests include identifying small molecule inhibitors for various protein targets through HTS or by virtual screening and further investigating the action mechanisms of those inhibitors.