Wenshu Li

Assistant Professor of Practice of Biology
Wenshu Li(李文姝)
Assistant Professor of Practice of Biology
Email
wl43@nyu.edu
Room
Room 1102
Office Phone
+86 (21) 20595154

Wenshu Li is Assistant Professor of Practice of Biology at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she was a visiting scholar in the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She holds a PhD from the State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering at Fudan University and a BS from Jilin University.

Her research interests are cancer biology and stem cell biology, focusing on the mechanism of tumorigenesis and metastasis, the molecular pathways that control the self-renewal, and proliferation of cells. Her article,  “Apc Regulates the Function of Hematopoietic Stem Cells Largely Through β-Catenin-Dependent Mechanisms" was published in Blood.

She is a member of the Shanghai Genetics Society.

Research Interests

  • Cancer biology
  • Stem cell biology
  • Mechanism of tumorigenesis and metastasis

Courses Taught

  •  Foundations of Science Lab I-II: Research Methodology and Scientific Writing
  •  Foundations of Science Lab III-IV: General Chemistry  
  •  Foundations of Science Lab V-VI: Molecular Biology

 

Education

  • PhD, Genetics
    Fudan University, 2013
  • BS, Biological Sciences and Business Administration
    Jilin University, 2007