Name: Yuejin Li

Country: United States


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor,
Department of Biology,
Morgan State University. 


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720 Rutland Avenue,
Ross Bldg, Rm 1144,
Baltimore, Maryland 21205,
United States.

Research Interests:

  • My research interest is molecular biology of cardiac muscle in normal and diseased conditions.
  • Currently, we focus on the post-translational modifications to myofilament proteins and their effects on cardiac function in cardiomyopathies and heart failure.


Perfessional Memberships:

  • Member of Biophysical Society (since 2011)
  • Member of American Heart Association (since 2008)

Honors and Awards:

  • 2012  Postdoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association, USA
  • 2011  First Place Grand Prize Winner and Best of Biomedical Sciences of Graduate Student Research, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • 2011  Finalist and presenter in Student Research Achievement Award Poster Competition held at the Biophysical Society 55th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • 2004  Outstanding Graduate Award (State Award), Shenyang, China
  • 2002  Excellence in Leadership Award from Student Association (State Award), Shenyang, China 
  • 2001  Gold medalist Liaoning Province Aerobic Gymnastics College Championship (State Award), Shenyang, China         
  • 2000  Honor Student of China Medical University, Shenyang,China
  • 2000-2004 United Laboratories Scholarship, Shenyang, China