Xiao Ching Li, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Anatomy
LSUHSC Neuroscience Center of Excellence 2020 Gravier Street, Rm 814 New Orleans, LA 70112
LSUHSC Neuroscience Center of Excellence
2020 Gravier Street, Rm 814
New Orleans, LA 70112
B.S. Beijing Normal University
2008 – Present: Lecturer in Neuro 203 Investigative Neuroscience (topic: neural plasticity and vocal learning)
2008 – Present: Lecturer in Neuro 205 Molecular Neurobiology (topic: genetic basis of speech and language functions)
2009 – Present: Lecturer in INT132 Interdisciplinary Neuroscience (topic: neural circuit development and plasticity)
2014 – Present: Lecturer in INT123 Control of Gene Expression (topic: small RNAs)
2015 – Lecturer in INT121 Cell and Molecular Biology (topic: Stem cells)
2015 – Lecturer in SPTHAUD 7225 Genetics (topic: molecular genetics in speech and language)
2009 – Present: Lecturer in Summer Undergraduate Research Program Seminar Series
Lijuan Fu, Zhimin Shi, Guanzheng Luo, Zhide Fang, XiuJie Wang, and XiaoChing Li (2014). Multiple miRNAs regulate human FOXP2 gene expression by targeting sequences in its 3'-untranslated region. Molecular Brain. 2014, 7:71.
Zhimin Shi, Guanzheng Luo, Lijuan Fu, Zhide Fang, XiuJie Wang, and XiaoChing Li (2013). miR-9 and miR-140-5p Target FoxP2 and are Regulated as a Function of the Social Context of Singing Behavior in Zebra Finches.J. Neuroscience.33(42):16510 –16521.
GuanZheng Luo, Markus Hafner, Zhimin Shi, Miguel Brown, Gui-Hai Feng Thomas Tuschl, XiuJie Wang, and XiaoChing Li (2012). Genome-wide annotation and analysis of zebra finch microRNA repertoire reveal sex-biased expression. BMC Genomics. 2012, 13:728
Warren et al., (2010). The genome of a songbird. Nature. Vol. 464, 757-762.
Li, XC , Wang, XJ, Tannenhauser, J, Podell, S, Mukherjee, P, Hertel, M, Biane, J, Masuda, S, Nottebohm, F and Gaasterland, T (2007). Genomic resources for songbird research and their use in characterizing gene expression during brain development. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. Vol. 104, 6834-6839.
NARSAD, NSF, NIH R21/R01, COBRE Pilot Project Grant