Welcome to the Li Lab!
The Li Lab is interested in understanding how small RNAs such as microRNAs regulate gene expression in the nucleus, particularly how small RNAs activate gene transcription, a phenomenon known as "RNA activation" (RNAa).
Read more about RNAa:
- Garber K. Small RNAs Reveal an Activating Side. Science 2006;314 (5800): 741-2. PMID17082428. PDF
- Check E. RNA interference: Hitting the on switch. Nature 2007;448 (7156): 855-8. PMID 17713502. PDF
- Payton S. Bladder cancer: Intravesical RNA activation-a new treatment concept. Nat Rev Urol 2012 Aug 28. PMID 17713502.
[11/18/2014] MiNA Therapeutics completed an exclusive license agreement with The Regents of the University of California relating to intellectual property rights developed by the Li lab...More.
[8/1/2014] The Li Lab has moved to PUMCH in Beijing and is now known as Laboratory of Molecular Medicine.
[12/1/2009] Vera Huang won a Prostate Cancer Training Award from DOD ...More…
[11/9/2009] Shangchen Ren won the BEST Presentation Award at 8th World Congress in Urological Research...More…
[9/24/2009] RNAa research gets a boost from NIH - NIH awarded a Transformative R01 grant to our lab to stduy RNAa mechanism... More…