Quan LI

I'm a Bioinformatics Researcher

Toronto Western Hospital,University Health Network(UHN)
University of Toronto,Canada
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland(MUN),Canada
2016-

Education/Training & Working

The most important part of education is proper training in the science.


McGill


Postdoc,Bioinformatics/Genetics/Computational Genomics

McGill University Health Centre(MUHC)

McGill University,Canada

2009-2016

UHN@UT


Visiting RA,Bioinformatics

Toronto Western Hospital,University Health Network(UHN)

University of Toronto(UT),Canada

2017-present

Awards & Honors

Awards can give you a tremendous amount of encouragement to keep getting better

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre, 2010-2012

Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Research

American Society of Human Genetics(ASHG), 2012

Postdoctoral Award in Basic Science

Association of Chinese Geneticists in America (ACGA), 2012

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Eli Lilly Canada 2013

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Eli Lilly Canada 2014

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Eli Lilly Canada 2015

Trainee Award in Translational/Clinical Science

Association of Chinese Geneticists in America (ACGA),2016

Publications

As researchers, we need corroboration, and that's what publication does.

Research/News

Research is creating new knowledge.

Research interests

Bioinformatics in Human Genetics/Genomics: Genetic analysis of human complex diseases; Genome-wide association study(GWAS); Epigenome-wide association studies (EWAS); Copy number variations; Gene expression; High throughput sequencing/next generation sequencing; Personalized medicine; Precision medicine; Big data

Bioinformatics in Proteomic etc.: Protein function and structure prediction; Protein design; Protein folding; Protein-protein interaction; Machine learning methods; Data mining;

Skills and Teaching Experience

Experienced with skills of supercomputing or High performance computing(HPC), statistical genetics, bioinformatics and computational biology; Experienced with handling large scale GWAS datasets and high throughput sequencing data
Skillful in writing programs with ANSI C/C++ and linux shell scripts including Bash/csh, awk, sed etc. Familiar with Python,Perl, Java, FORTRAN, MPICH ,R and TCL;Familiar with MySQL/MongoDB Database; Based on Apache/IIS using HTML, PHP or ASP to develop website.
Laboratory Administrator of computer cluster (Unix/Linux) and network system
Highly developed ability of teamwork with experimental biologists.
Tutoring undergraduate and graduate students in research.

Reviewer

Journal of Computational Chemistry, Journal of Medical Genetic, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, PLOS ONE,Journal of Computational Biology

Science News/Press

1.New method helps link genomic variation to protein production.
ASHG pdf
2.Science Daily
sciencedaily releases
3.ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research
ASHG 2012TraineeAwards listingpdf

Bioinformatics tools

The bioinformatics tool/server built by Quna Li.

Contact

Scientific contacts with colleagues from many different groups have been an important part of our lives

  • Faculty of Medicine, 4M400
    Memorial University of Newfoundland(MUN)
    300 Prince Philip Drive

    St.john's,NL,A1B 3V6 Canada

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    Email: leequan@gmail.com