CHUN LI, PH.D.

Assistant Director for Education

Chun Li, Ph.D. is an Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences.  He has exten­sive expe­ri­ence in sta­tis­ti­cal genet­ics research and genetic data analy­sis.  He is cur­rently work­ing on devel­op­ing meth­ods for detect­ing somatic changes using next-generation sequenc­ing data.  He is also inter­ested in devel­op­ing meth­ods to effi­ciently mine elec­tronic med­ical records.  Active in col­lab­o­ra­tive research, he has been work­ing with inves­ti­ga­tors in var­i­ous fields such as can­cer epi­demi­ol­ogy, clin­i­cal phar­ma­col­ogy, oph­thal­mol­ogy, car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­ease, autism, type 2 dia­betes, etc.  He has pub­lished in Nature Genet­ics, New Eng­land Jour­nal of Med­i­cine, Blood, Amer­i­can Jour­nal of Human Genet­ics, Bioinformatics, etc.

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Recent Publications

  1. Noordam, R, Bos, MM, Wang, H, Winkler, TW, Bentley, AR, Kilpeläinen, TO, de Vries, PS, Sung, YJ, Schwander, K, Cade, BE et al.. Multi-ancestry sleep-by-SNP interaction analysis in 126,926 individuals reveals lipid loci stratified by sleep duration. Nat Commun 2019; 10 (1): 5121. PubMed PMID:31719535 PubMed Central PMC6851116.
  2. Lai, CH, Hsieh, CY, Barnado, A, Huang, LC, Chen, SC, Tsai, LM, Shyr, Y, Li, CY. Outcomes of acute cardiovascular events in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus: a population-based study. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2019; : . PubMed PMID:31600392 .
  3. Jiang, X, Finucane, HK, Schumacher, FR, Schmit, SL, Tyrer, JP, Han, Y, Michailidou, K, Lesseur, C, Kuchenbaecker, KB, Dennis, J et al.. Publisher Correction: Shared heritability and functional enrichment across six solid cancers. Nat Commun 2019; 10 (1): 4386. PubMed PMID:31548585 PubMed Central PMC6757065.
  4. Bien, SA, Su, YR, Conti, DV, Harrison, TA, Qu, C, Guo, X, Lu, Y, Albanes, D, Auer, PL, Banbury, BL et al.. Correction to: Genetic variant predictors of gene expression provide new insight into risk of colorectal cancer. Hum. Genet. 2019; 138 (7): 789-791. PubMed PMID:31254090 .
  5. Sung, YJ, de Las Fuentes, L, Winkler, TW, Chasman, DI, Bentley, AR, Kraja, AT, Ntalla, I, Warren, HR, Guo, X, Schwander, K et al.. A multi-ancestry genome-wide study incorporating gene-smoking interactions identifies multiple new loci for pulse pressure and mean arterial pressure. Hum. Mol. Genet. 2019; : . PubMed PMID:31127295 PubMed Central PMC6644157.
  6. Bentley, AR, Sung, YJ, Brown, MR, Winkler, TW, Kraja, AT, Ntalla, I, Schwander, K, Chasman, DI, Lim, E, Deng, X et al.. Multi-ancestry genome-wide gene-smoking interaction study of 387,272 individuals identifies new loci associated with serum lipids. Nat. Genet. 2019; 51 (4): 636-648. PubMed PMID:30926973 PubMed Central PMC6467258.
  7. Bien, SA, Su, YR, Conti, DV, Harrison, TA, Qu, C, Guo, X, Lu, Y, Albanes, D, Auer, PL, Banbury, BL et al.. Genetic variant predictors of gene expression provide new insight into risk of colorectal cancer. Hum. Genet. 2019; 138 (4): 307-326. PubMed PMID:30820706 PubMed Central PMC6483948.
  8. de Vries, PS, Brown, MR, Bentley, AR, Sung, YJ, Winkler, TW, Ntalla, I, Schwander, K, Kraja, AT, Guo, X, Franceschini, N et al.. Multiancestry Genome-Wide Association Study of Lipid Levels Incorporating Gene-Alcohol Interactions. Am. J. Epidemiol. 2019; 188 (6): 1033-1054. PubMed PMID:30698716 PubMed Central PMC6545280.
  9. Jiang, X, Finucane, HK, Schumacher, FR, Schmit, SL, Tyrer, JP, Han, Y, Michailidou, K, Lesseur, C, Kuchenbaecker, KB, Dennis, J et al.. Shared heritability and functional enrichment across six solid cancers. Nat Commun 2019; 10 (1): 431. PubMed PMID:30683880 PubMed Central PMC6347624.
  10. Kilpeläinen, TO, Bentley, AR, Noordam, R, Sung, YJ, Schwander, K, Winkler, TW, Jakupović, H, Chasman, DI, Manning, A, Ntalla, I et al.. Multi-ancestry study of blood lipid levels identifies four loci interacting with physical activity. Nat Commun 2019; 10 (1): 376. PubMed PMID:30670697 PubMed Central PMC6342931.
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