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Li Li PhD

Assistant Professor, RNA Therapeutics Institute

Research Focus - RNA-Based Therapeutics

  • Chemical biology of synthetic mRNA
  • Mechanisms of translational control
  • In vitro evolution

Representative Publications

  • Duplication of leucyl-tRNA synthetase in an archaeal extremophile may play a role in adaptation to variable environmental conditions. Weitzel CS, Li L, Zhang C, Eilts KK, Bretz NM, Gatten AL, Whitaker RJ, Martinis SA.J Biol Chem. 2020 Apr 3;295(14):4563-4576. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.006481. Epub 2020 Feb 26.PMID: 32102848 Read Publication