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Yun Li

InstitutionThe Hospital for Sick Children
DepartmentDevelopmental & Stem Cell Biology
Address555 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 1X8
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-5849-5910 Additional info
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    Whitehead Institute, MIT, Cambridge, USAPostdoctoral Fellowship11/2017Stem Cells
    University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, USAPhD12/2008Neurobiology

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    1. Ai Tian, Julien Muffat, Yun Li. Studying Human Neurodevelopment and Diseases Using 3D Brain Organoids. Journal of Neuroscience. 2020; 6(40):1186-1193.
    2. Li Y, Muffat J, Omer Javed A, Keys HR, Lungjangwa T, Bosch I, Khan M, Virgilio MC, Gehrke L, Sabatini DM, Jaenisch R. Genome-wide CRISPR screen for Zika virus resistance in human neural cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 05 07; 116(19):9527-9532. PMID: 31019072.
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    3. Omer Javed A, Li Y, Muffat J, Su KC, Cohen MA, Lungjangwa T, Aubourg P, Cheeseman IM, Jaenisch R. Microcephaly Modeling of Kinetochore Mutation Reveals a Brain-Specific Phenotype. Cell Rep. 2018 10 09; 25(2):368-382.e5. PMID: 30304678.
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    4. Muffat J, Li Y, Omer A, Durbin A, Bosch I, Bakiasi G, Richards E, Meyer A, Gehrke L, Jaenisch R. Human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived glial cells and neural progenitors display divergent responses to Zika and dengue infections. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 07 03; 115(27):7117-7122. PMID: 29915057.
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    5. Liu XS, Wu H, Krzisch M, Wu X, Graef J, Muffat J, Hnisz D, Li CH, Yuan B, Xu C, Li Y, Vershkov D, Cacace A, Young RA, Jaenisch R. Rescue of Fragile X Syndrome Neurons by DNA Methylation Editing of the FMR1 Gene. Cell. 2018 02 22; 172(5):979-992.e6. PMID: 29456084.
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    6. Mellios N, Feldman DA, Sheridan SD, Ip JPK, Kwok S, Amoah SK, Rosen B, Rodriguez BA, Crawford B, Swaminathan R, Chou S, Li Y, Ziats M, Ernst C, Jaenisch R, Haggarty SJ, Sur M. MeCP2-regulated miRNAs control early human neurogenesis through differential effects on ERK and AKT signaling. Mol Psychiatry. 2018 04; 23(4):1051-1065. PMID: 28439102.
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    7. Li Y, Muffat J, Omer A, Bosch I, Lancaster MA, Sur M, Gehrke L, Knoblich JA, Jaenisch R. Induction of Expansion and Folding in Human Cerebral Organoids. Cell Stem Cell. 2017 03 02; 20(3):385-396.e3. PMID: 28041895.
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    8. Muffat J, Li Y, Jaenisch R. CNS disease models with human pluripotent stem cells in the CRISPR age. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2016 12; 43:96-103. PMID: 27768957.
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    9. Muffat J, Li Y, Yuan B, Mitalipova M, Omer A, Corcoran S, Bakiasi G, Tsai LH, Aubourg P, Ransohoff RM, Jaenisch R. Efficient derivation of microglia-like cells from human pluripotent stem cells. Nat Med. 2016 11; 22(11):1358-1367. PMID: 27668937.
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    10. Li Y, Wang H, Muffat J, Cheng AW, Orlando DA, Lovén J, Kwok SM, Feldman DA, Bateup HS, Gao Q, Hockemeyer D, Mitalipova M, Lewis CA, Vander Heiden MG, Sur M, Young RA, Jaenisch R. Global transcriptional and translational repression in human-embryonic-stem-cell-derived Rett syndrome neurons. Cell Stem Cell. 2013 Oct 03; 13(4):446-58. PMID: 24094325.
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    11. Li Y, Yui D, Luikart BW, McKay RM, Li Y, Rubenstein JL, Parada LF. Conditional ablation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor-TrkB signaling impairs striatal neuron development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Sep 18; 109(38):15491-6. PMID: 22949667.
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    12. Sanchez-Ortiz E, Yui D, Song D, Li Y, Rubenstein JL, Reichardt LF, Parada LF. TrkA gene ablation in basal forebrain results in dysfunction of the cholinergic circuitry. J Neurosci. 2012 Mar 21; 32(12):4065-79. PMID: 22442072.
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    13. Li Y, Li Y, McKay RM, Riethmacher D, Parada LF. Neurofibromin modulates adult hippocampal neurogenesis and behavioral effects of antidepressants. J Neurosci. 2012 Mar 07; 32(10):3529-39. PMID: 22399775.
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    14. Luikart BW, Bensen AL, Washburn EK, Perederiy JV, Su KG, Li Y, Kernie SG, Parada LF, Westbrook GL. miR-132 mediates the integration of newborn neurons into the adult dentate gyrus. PLoS One. 2011; 6(5):e19077. PMID: 21611182.
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    15. Choi SH, Li Y. Elevated levels of BMP6 impair neurogenesis in Alzheimer's disease. J Neurosci. 2011 Jan 12; 31(2):371-2. PMID: 21228148.
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    16. Choi SH, Li Y, Parada LF, Sisodia SS. Regulation of hippocampal progenitor cell survival, proliferation and dendritic development by BDNF. Mol Neurodegener. 2009 Dec 21; 4:52. PMID: 20025751.
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    17. Li Y, Luikart BW, Birnbaum S, Chen J, Kwon CH, Kernie SG, Bassel-Duby R, Parada LF. TrkB regulates hippocampal neurogenesis and governs sensitivity to antidepressive treatment. Neuron. 2008 Aug 14; 59(3):399-412. PMID: 18701066.
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    18. Lush ME, Li Y, Kwon CH, Chen J, Parada LF. Neurofibromin is required for barrel formation in the mouse somatosensory cortex. J Neurosci. 2008 Feb 13; 28(7):1580-7. PMID: 18272679.
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