Growing stem cells isn’t just something faculty do in the lab. Zhongwei Li is one of eight faculty in the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine who recently welcomed new babies into their families—more than half of them within the past year. Here, Dr. Li and other faculty parents share their joy and Read More…
Dr. Zhongwei Li, together with Dr. Toshikazu Araoka from Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) in Japan, and Dr. Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte from Salk Institute, published a book chapter in a new Springer book “Kidney Organogenesis: Methods and Protocols”. In this new book chapter entitled “Gene Editing in 3D Cultured Nephron Progenitor Read More…
Undergraduate student April Li is awarded the competitive USC Provost’s Undergrad Research Fellowship to sponsor her research in the Li Lab. Congratulations! For more information about the USC Provost’s Undergrad Research Fellowship, please visit: https://undergrad.usc.edu/experience/research/undergrad_research/
Welcome new lab member – Tianyuan Xiang, the first visiting scholar in the lab. Tianyuan obtained her MD/PhD from China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences. She worked for the Chinese PLA General Hospital (the 301 Hospital) in Beijing before joining the Li Lab as a visiting scholar. Welcome!
Welcome new lab member – Biao Huang, the first postdoctoral fellow in the lab. Prior to joining Li lab, Biao obtained his PhD from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, focusing on epigenetics and aging using stem cell models. Welcome!
Zhongwei Li secures funding from Wright Foundation to fight against osteoarthritis using a novel stem/progenitor cell-based therapy.
Welcome new lab member – Zipeng Zeng, first PhD student in the lab from USC’s PIBBS Program. Welcome! For more information about USC’s PIBBS program:
If you lose a limb, it’s lost for life. If you damage a kidney, you won’t grow a new one. And if you have a heart attack, the scars are there to stay. But regenerative medicine is poised to change all of this. Building new tissue is within sight, and USC scientists are among the Read More…
PhD student Zipeng Zeng (in rotation) gives a talk on kidney regeneration in 2018 Western Epithelial Biology Society (WEBS) Meeting in Avila Beach, California.
Welcome new lab member – Yidan Li! Yidan got doctoral course training in Tottori University in Japan working on stem cells and liver regeneration before joining Li lab as a lab technician to study kidney regeneration. Welcome!