PhD Graduates from the Hong Li Lab

Graduate Dissertation Title Last Known Position
Dr. Travis Hand Biophysics Graduate 2019 Mechanistic studies of CRISPR-Cas9 using directed evolution Research Biochemist at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division (01/2020)
Dr. T.K.Martin Tsui
Biophysics Graduate 2017
Characterization of a Novel CRISPR Type II-C Cas9 Endonuclease from Bacterial Thermophile Acidothermus cellulolyticus 11B Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Brian Miller’s laboratory, FSU (08/2017)
Dr. Ge Yu
Biochemistry Graduate 2017
Structural and Biochemical Characterization of snoRNP assembly factors. Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Hong Li’s laboratory, FSU (08/2017)
Dr. Shaoxiong Tian
Biochemistry Graduate 2016
Structural Insights into the R2TP Complex Master Student in Computer Science and Engineering, Santa Clara University (07/2016)
Dr. Alexis Cocozaki
Biophysics Graduate 2013
Structure and Function of the Cmr Ribonucleoprotein Complex in CRISPR RNA-Mediated RNA Cleavage Postdoctoral Researcher, AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical Co., Boston MA (08/2013)
Dr. Nancy Ramia
Biophysics Graduate 2013
Biochemical and Structural Characterization of Bacterial Effector Complexes in Viral Defense Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Massachusetts Medical School (06/2014)
Dr. Ruiying Wang
Biochemistry Graduate 2010
Functional and Structural Study of CRISPR Processing Endonuclease Cas6 Postdoctoral Researcher, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville FL  (previously held postdoc in Liang Tong lab at Columbia University, New York)
Dr. Jing Zhou
Biochemistry Graduate 2010
Dr. Bo Liang
Biophysics Graduate 2009
Structural and Functional Studies of a RNA-Guided RNA Modification Enzyme: Box H/ACA RNP Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Emory University School of Medicine (10/2016)
Dr. Michelle Hall Mitchell
Biophysics Graduate 2009
Understanding Structural Mechanisms of Endolytic RNA Cleavage Enzymes San Antonio, TX
Dr. Kate Calvin
Biophysics Graduate 2007
Biochemical Characterization of the RNA Splicing Endonuclease Professor, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton (2016)
Dr. Sri Vidya Oruganti
Biochemistry Graduate 2007
Structural Studies of Box C/D (SNO)RNP Particle, an RNA Guided Modification Enzyme
Dr. Rumana Rashid
Biophysics Graduate 2005
Structural and Biochemical Characterization of RNA Guided Modification Enzymes  Research Fellow, Xencor, Inc. Monrovia CA (?)
Dr. Terrie Luong Moore
Biochemistry Graduate 2005
Biophysical and Biochemical Investigation of an Archaeal Box C/D SRNP: RNA-Protein Interactions of a Kink Turn RNA within the Functional Enzyme

Postdocs from the Hong Li Lab

Name Last Known Position
Dr. Sagar Sridhara University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Dr. Shengfang Sun College of Business, FSU, USA
Dr. Yaming Shao University of Chicago, USA
Dr. Yu Peng