Li Lab Life


We are actively recruiting highly motivated and ambitious postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. Interested applicants please contact Dr. Peng Li at

Congratulations to Noam on receiving her F31 fellowship!

Congratulations to Ryan Koa on the completion of his Master's Degree!

Welcome Kealsea Chen joining our lab!

Congratulations to Mary on winning the LSI Outreach Award!!

Welcome Yaqub Mir joining our lab!

Our paper entitled "A carotid body-brainstem neural circuit mediates sighing in hypoxia" is published in Current Biology. Congratulations!!

Our paper entitled "Control of Emotion and Wakefulness by Neurotensinergic Neurons in the Parabrachial Nucleus" is published in Neuroscience Bulletin! Congratulations!!

The article of our collaborative project with Dr. Wang Lab, entitled "A general method for chemogenetic control of peptide function", is published in Nature Methods! Congratulations!!

Congratulations to Noam for winning the Dr. Dominic D. Dziewiatkowski (Dr. Jay) Award for excellence in research!! The award seminar will be held on November 10, 2022.

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Read the Perspectives article from the 2019 issue of LSI Magazine  to learn more about the Li lab's research.