Jun Li, Ph.D.

Professor of Human GeneticsProfessor & Associate Chair for Research of Computational Medicine and BioinformaticsFaculty, Center for Statistical Genetics; Comprehensive Cancer CenterMember, Depression Center; Michigan Diabetes Research Center; Michigan Metabolomics & Obesity CenterCo-Director, Michigan Center for Single-Cell Genomic Data Analytics
5940A Buhl1241 E. Catherine St. SPC 5618Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5618junzli@med.umich.edu734-615-5754

Jun Li Lab, 2019 Fall


Department of Human Genetics
Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics

Recent Talks

Pointillism and Big Data: the misguided quest for multi-scale laws in biology, Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, U-M. February 2020, Ann Arbor, MI Abstract

Challenges in guarding genetic privacy emerging routes to reveal identity by DNA variation, Medical School Institutional Review Board (IRBMED) Chairs and Directors Meeting (CDM), November 2019, Ann Arbor, MI

Designing a data science ecosystem for precision forecasting of atmospheric mood states, Global Bipolar Conference, November 2019, Ann Arbor, MI

Benchmarking at Scale: Comparing Analysis Workflows for Single-Cell Genomic Data, UTHealth, School of Biomedical informatics, Precision Medicine Seminar Series, November 2019, Houston, TX. Abstract

Data science challenges of sparse integer counts: our experience with single-cell sequencing data, MIDAS symposium, October 2019, Ann Arbor, MI

Benchmarking at scale: comparing analysis workflows for single-cell genomic data, University of Michigan MIDAS seminar, September 2019, Ann Arbor, MI

Defining Precision for Precision Medicine - a 2019 view from the trenches, Keynote Talk at Genome@Wayne, September 2019

Our increasingly fragile data science ecosystem, Cancer Control and Population Science “Big Data and Cancer” Retreat, Cobblestone Farm, September 2019, Ann Arbor, MI

Algorithmic decision-making in single-cell genomic data analyses, 2019 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference, May 2019, Madison, Wisconsin

Efforts to create reference quality rat genomes, Complex Trait Consortium / Rat Genomics 17th Annual Meeting, June 2019, San Diego, CA

Benchmarking scRNA-seq clustering methods using multi-parameter ensembles of simulated data, International Chinese Statistical Association 2019 annual meeting, June 2019, Raleigh, NC

Measuring gene expression inequality in single cells using adjusted Gini index (platform talk presented by trainee Xianing Zheng), ASHG annual meeting, October 2018, San Diego, CA

A vision of standardized evaluation of computational tools for single-cell RNAseq data, Session Chair, 4th Annual Single Cell Analysis USA Congress, October 2018, Boston MS

Ethics of Algorithmic Decision-Making in Biomedical Data Science, Michigan Institute for Data Science, Trustworthy Data Science Working Group, October 2018, Ann Arbor, MI

Single-cell genomics: Hitchhiking the inner galaxies, Nephrology Division BASIC SCIENCE Seminar U. of Michigan, February 2018, UMHS

Standardized evaluation of computational tools in a fast-moving research setting, in the session "Diagnostics and Big Data: Leading the Way in Precision Medicine", Emerging Clinical and Laboratory Diagnostics in the Healthcare Ecosystem. a conference organized by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, November 2017, San Diego

Biogeography: a must-have roadmap towards precision oncology, Peking University Health Science Center - UMHS Joint Institute, September 2017, Beijing, China

Clustering with sparse data: the case of single-cell genomic profiles, Foundations of Computational Mathematics, 2017, July 2017, Barcelona, Spain

Visiting Scholars in Mathematical Biology: Mutations, genetic identity, and data granularity, University of Pennsylvania, April 2017, Philadelphia, PA

From human population history to cancer evolution: opportunities and emerging challenges in biogeography, Chinese Biological Investigators Society (CBIS) 11th Biennial Conference, August 2016, Chengdu, China

Genomic analyses of mental disorders: progress and challenges, Spring Retreat 2016, Emerging Multidisciplinary Approaches to Mental Health and Disease Training Grant (T32MH020065) at University of Chicago, April 2016, Chicago, IL

Multi-omics analyses and QTL mapping in a rat model of aerobic capacity and related metabolic traits, CSHL Rat Genomics and Models meeting, December 2015, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Genomic Evolution and Mutational Signature of Esophageal Cancer in Anyang, China, Peking University Health Science Center, October 2015, Beijing, China

Population genomics of cancer evolution: problems and opportunities, Keynote Talk, Midwest Population Genetics Meeting, July 2015, Ann Arbor, MI

Classification Problems in Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and German Max Planck Society (CAS-MPG) Partner Institute, January 2015, Shanghai, China

Analysis of mutation patterns using extremely rare variants from whole-genome sequences, CSHL Asia Conference, Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics, October 2014, Suzhou, China