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Kui Li

Source: Author: Date:2014-11-29
Name: Kui Li

Major: Animal Genomics and Molecular Genetics
Tel/Fax: 86-10-62813822

Education (Degrees, institution and year awarded, major discipline)

    B.Sc., 1980-1984, Wuhan University, China, Cell Biology
    M.Sc., 1988-1991, Wuhan University, China, Zoology
Ph.D., 1991-1994, Wuhan University, China, Genetics
Positions Held (Title, institution and years of service)
    Jan 2004-, Professor and Director, Key Laboratory for Farm Animal Genetics Resources and Utilization of Ministry of Agriculture of China, Executive Vice Director of Inspection Test Center for Biosafety of Genetically Modified Animal and Feed (Beijing), Ministry of Agriculture of China, Institute of Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
    Jan 2001-Feb 2003, Full Time Visiting Professor, Tang Cornell-China Scholar, Cornell University, US
Dec 1996-Dec 2003, Professor and Director, Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding, School of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Huazhong (Central China) Agricultural University, China
Nov 1999-Feb 2000, Visiting Scientist, The University of Sydney, Australia
April 1997-Feb 1998, Visiting Scientist, The University of Sydney, Australia
1994-1996, Associate Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University,
1984-1988, Assistant, Huazhong Agricultural University
Professional associations
(1)      Panel member, the development of global strategy for the conservation of domestic animal genetic resources of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (1999-2001)
(2)      Member of the reviewing committee, National Natural Science Foundation of China (1998-)
(3)      Vice Chairman, Society of Animal Genetics and Breeding of China (2002-)
(4)      Vice Chairman, Society of Animal Genetic Markers of China (2006-)
(5)      Member of the national advisory committee for the textbooks of agricultural science of China(2001-)
(6)      Technical adviser, National Center of Preservation and Utilization of Germplasm Resources of  Domestic Animals, Ministry of Agriculture, China (2000-)
(7)      Deputy Editor in Chief, Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology (Beijing)
(8)      Member of the Editorial Board, Chinese Journal of Genetics
(9)      Member of the Editorial Board, Hereditas (Beijing)
(10)  Member of the Editorial Board, Chinese Journal of Animal Science
Highlights on working experiences
l  30 years experiences on Animal Genomics and Molecular Genetics
l  Principal Investigator of more than 54 research projects, including the grants from IAEA, Sweden and European Commission.
l  Published more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers in English international journals
Awards & Prizes
(1)      Award of the National Outstanding Youth Science Foundation in 1999
(2)      Winning the honorary title, the outstanding contribution expert of the Ministry of Agriculture, China in 1999
(3)      Award of the Foundation from the Education Commission of Fok Ying Tung of Ministry of Education, China in 1996
(4)      Winning the National New Century Talents Project, China in 2004
(5)      Award of Agricultural scientific research outstanding talents of Ministry of Agriculture, China in 2012
(6)      Second prize winner of the State Technological Invention Award of China in 2012 (Principal Investigator)
(7)      Second prize winner of the Progressive Prize for Science and Technology of Wuhan City in 1999 (Principal Investigator)
(8)      Third prize winner of the Progressive Prize Natural Science of Hubei Province in 2002 (Principal Investigator)
(9)      Award of the National Outstanding Agricultural Workers in 2013
(10)  National Labor Medal of China's State organs in 2014
Selected Publications
(1)      Tang Z, Li Y, Wan P, Li X, Zhao S, Liu B, Fan B, Zhu M, Yu M, Li K. LongSAGE analysis of skeletal muscle at three prenatal stages in Tongcheng and Landrace pigs [J]. Genome Biol, 2007, 8(6): R115
(2)      Zhang J, Ying ZZ, Tang ZL, Long LQ, Li K. MicroRNA-148a promotes myogenic differentiation by targeting the ROCK1 gene [J]. J Biol Chem, 2012, 287(25): 21093-21101
(3)      Ma L, Yang S, Zhao W, Tang Z, Zhang T, Li K. Identification and analysis of pig chimeric mRNAs using RNA sequencing data [J]. BMC Genomics, 2012, 13: 429
(4)      Liu N, Xiao B, Ren HY, Tang ZL, Li K. Systematic identification and characterization of porcine snoRNAs: structural, functional and developmental insights [J]. Anim Genet, 2013, 44(1): 24-33
(5)      Yuan J, Tang Z, Yang S, Li K. CRABP2 Promotes Myoblast Differentiation and Is Modulated by the Transcription Factors MyoD and Sp1 in C2C12 Cells [J]. PLoS One, 2013, 8(1): e55479
(6)      Hou X, Tang Z, Liu H, Wang N, Ju H, Li K. Discovery of MicroRNAs associated with myogenesis by deep sequencing of serial developmental skeletal muscles in pigs [J]. PLoS One, 2012, 7(12): e52123
(7)      Tang Zh L, Zhang XJ, Yang Sh L, Mu YL, Cui WT, Ao H, Li K. The chromosomal localization, expression pattern and polymorphism analysis of porcine FSCN1 gene differently expressed from LongSAGE library [J]. Mol Biol Rep, 2010, 37(5): 2361-2367
(8)      Ren H, Li Y, Tang Z, Yang S, Mu Y, Cui W, Ao H, Du L, Wang L, Li K. Genomic structure, chromosomal localization and expression profile of a porcine long non-coding RNA isolated from long SAGE libraries [J]. Anim Genet, 2009, 40(4): 499-508
(9)      Mo D, Zhu Z, te Pas MF, Li X, Yang S, Wang H, Li K. Characterization, expression profiles, intracellular distribution and association analysis of porcine PNAS-4 gene with production traits [J]. BMC Genet, 2008, 9: 40
(10)  Huang H, Zhao W, Tang Z, Yang S, Wu Z, Zhao S, Cui W, Mu Y, Chu M, Li K. Characterization of porcine MMP-2 and its association with immune traits [J]. Gene, 2009, 435(1-2): 63-71
International Scientific Activities
(1)      2002 Joint Meeting of ADSA-ASAS-CSAS, Quebec City, Canada, July, 2002, 1 oral presentation.
(2)      Experimental Biology 2002, April, 2002, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 1 poster
(3)      Plant and Animal Genomes X Conference, January, 2002, San Diego, California, USA
(4)      International Animal Agriculture and Food Science Conference, July, 2001, IN, USA
(5)      Kennedy Memorial Colloquium, May 7-8, 2001, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 1 oral presentation
(6)      The sixth world congress on genetics applied to livestock production, Jan., 1998, Australia, 2 oral presentations
(7)      The sixth biennial conference of the Australasian pig science association, Dec., 1997, Australia, 1 oral presentation
(8)      The 13th international chromosome conference, Sept., 1998, Italy, 1 oral presentation
(9)      The international conference on pig production, July, 1998, Beijing, 1 oral presentation

(10)  The third conference on development of global strategy for conservation of the domestic animal genetic resources, March, 1999, Rome, Italy.