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Lab news:

Sep 5th, 2023: Our Mitochondrial Transfer paper is finally accepted by Cancer CellSystematic investigation of mitochondrial transfer between cancer cells and T cells at single-cell resolution.


Aug 24th, 2023. Welcome our new PhD student: Mingyao Pan!

Jul 28th, 2023. Welcome our new MD/PhD student: Julia Fleming!

Jun 20th, 2023. Welcome our new PhD student: Yuhao Tan!

Mar 1st, 2023: We've moved! Every end is a new beginning. After 5 years of the most rewarding time at UTSW, we are embarking on our new adventure at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Nov 8th, 2022: Our TCR convergenece paper is finally accepted by elifeT cell receptor convergence is an indicator of antigen-specific T cell response in cancer immunotherapies.

Aug 24th, 2022: Our killer immunoglobulin receptors is finally published in BMC biologyAnalysis of KIR gene variants in The Cancer Genome Atlas and UK Biobank using KIRCLE.

Jul 19th, 2022: Our BRCA1 paper is finally accepted by BMC MedicineDissection of transcriptome dysregulation and immune characterization in women with germline BRCA1 Mutation at single-cell resolution.

May 2nd, 2022: Our SARS-CoV-2 paper is finally published in Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal. Computational approach for binding prediction of SARS-CoV-2 with neutralizing antibodies.

Feb 24th, 2022: Our neoantigen vaccine immunotherapy paper is finally accepted by Nature CancerConcurrent delivery of immune checkpoint blockade modulates T cell dynamics to enhance neoantigen vaccine-generated anti-tumor immunity.

January 26th, 2022. Welcome our new clinical research coordinator: Haley Jones!

​January 18th, 2022. Welcome our new research-associated scientist: Jing Hu!

January 1st, 2022. Welcome our new instrucotr: Anli Zhang!

Sep 5th, 2021: Our cancer-associated TCR paper is finally published in Bioinformatics: AutoCAT: Automated cancer-associated TCRs discovery from TCR-seq data.

Aug 4th, 2021: Our TCR clustering paper is finally published in Nature CommunicationsGIANA allows computationally-efficient TCR clustering and multi-disease repertoire classification by isometric transformation.

Mar 20th, 2020: Our cancer-associated TCR paper is finally published in Science Translational MedicineDe novo prediction of cancer-associated TCRs for non-invasive cancer detection.

Feb 3th, 2020: Our TCR paper is finally online at Clinical Cancer Research:

Aug 26th, 2019: Dr. Li is invited to present at Otto Warburg International Summer School and Research Symposium on Cell-Type Heterogeneity and Single-Cell Analysis at Shanghai, China!

Jul 15th, 2019: Welcome our new computational postdoc: Xuexin Yu!

Apr 7th, 2019: Dr. Li was invited for a interview at the SCCC for his work presented at AACR.

Feb 26th, 2019: Our BCR paper is highlighted on the ACIR weekly digest. Check it out!

Feb 13th, 2019: Our BCR paper is finally online at Nature Genetics!

Feb 08th, 2019: Hongyi is invited to give an oral presentation at AACR annual meeting 2019!

Jan 19th, 2019: Dr. Li is invited to present in a Major Symposium at AACR annual meeting 2019!

Dec 14th, 2018: Dr. Li is invited to give a talk at Chinese Biology Investigator Society biannual conference at Shenzhen, China!

Nov 20th, 2018: Our TRUST method comparison paper is published at Nature Biotechnology

Oct, 2018: Welcome our two new computational postdocs: Daria Beshnova and Hongyi Zhang!

May 2018: Welcome our new lab manager, Dr. Jianfeng Ye!

Mar 27th, 2018: Congratulations! Our Circle of Friends for Cancer Center grant proposal is funded!

Dec 22nd, 2017: Welcome Dr. Jiahui Chen to join our lab!

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