Dr. Li is a Member of the Immunology Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Professor at Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences. He received a B.S. in biochemistry from Fudan University in Shanghai, China and an M.S. in molecular biology from the Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry. After receiving a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Columbia University, he trained as a postdoctoral research fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Richard Flavell at Yale University. Dr. Li’s honors include a 2004 Rita Allen Scholar award, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Faculty Scholar award, Louise and Allston Boyer Investigator Award for Basic Research, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Scholar award, an American Cancer Society Scholar award, and the 2016 American Association of Immunologists (AAI)-BD Bioscience Investigator Award.