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Li Ding, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Bone Marrow Transplantation & Leukemia
Department of Genetics
The Genome Institute

Research Interests

  • Cancer genomics and proteomics

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Education
1991 BS in Biology, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
1998 PhD in Biochemistry, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
1998-2000 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA
Academic Positions & Employment
2000-2002 Scientist II, Incyte Genomics, Palo Alto, CA
2002-2005 Special Project Leader, Analysis Group, The Genome Institute, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2005-2009 Research Instructor, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2005-2012 Group leader, Medical Genomics Group, The Genome Institute, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2008-present Assistant Director, McDonnell Genome Institute, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2009-2012 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2012-2015 Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2015-present Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2016-present Director of Computational Biology, Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Other Experience & Professional Memberships
  Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  Member, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  Member, American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
  Research Member, Siteman Cancer Center
  Reviewer, Cancer Research UK
  Review Panel, UK-ICGC program (prostate and oesophagus projects)
  Source Evaluation Group, NCI Cancer Genomics Data Commons
  Review Panel/Reviewer, NIH Cancer Genetic Study Section
  Review Panel/Reviewer, NIH Microbiome Sciences and the Associated Informatics SEP
  Co-chair, ICGC Pan Cancer Mutation Calling Group
  Co-chair, TCGA Pan Cancer Atlas Oncogenic Process Group
  Co-chair, TCGA Sarcoma Analysis Working Group
  Steering Committee Member, Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC)
  Member, CPTAC Data Analysis Working Group
  Co-chair, Pan Cancer Atlas Germline Group
  Co-chair, Pan Cancer Atlas Driver Group
  Steering Committee Member, NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC)
Honors
2008 Tomorrow's PI, Genome Technology
2010 Chair for Functional and Cancer Genomics Session Session, The Biology of Genomes
2011 Chair for Population and Personal Genomics Session, Genome Informatics
2013 The Hottest Scientific Researchers of 2012, Thomson Reuters
2014 Chair for Genomic Alterations of Tumors Session, American Society of Human Genetics
2014 The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014, Thomson Reuters
2015 Chair for TCGA Fourth Annual Scientific Symposium, NIH