Collaborators

Li group collaborators at UW-Madison:

  • Dr. Paul Marker, School of Pharmacy (Proteomic and metabolomic biomarkers of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS))
  • Dr. Eric Shusta, Engineering – Chemical engineering (Proteomic evaluation of the blood-brain barrier receptor-mediated transportome)
  • Dr. Brian Baldo, SMPH-Psychiatry and Neuroscience (Characterizing the Cocaine-Responsive Peptidome in Mammalian Telecephalon)
  • Dr. Hrissanthi Ikonomidou, SMPH-Neurology, (Novel Proteomics Technology to Identify Autism Biomarkers)
  • Dr. Xin Sun, SMPH-Genetics, (Amniotic Fluid Activities in the Crosstalk of Preterm Birth and Organ Maturation)
  • Dr. Robert Thorne, School of Pharmacy, (Intranasal Delivery of Neuropeptides to the Central Nervous System – Novel Interdisciplinary Studies of Brain Targeting and Distribution)
  • Dr. Sam Gellman, Department of Chemistry, (Stability analysis of alpha/beta-parathyroid hormone analogue in rat kidney using mass spectrometry quantification and imaging techniques)
  • Dr. Vaishali Bakshi, SMPH-Psychiatry and Neuroscience, (Trauma-induced plasticity in basolateral amygdala: a peptidomics approach)
  • Dr. K. Craig Kent/Dr. Daniel Xudong Shi, SMPH-Surgery, (Characterization of the secretome of vascular smooth muscle cells in response to SMAD3/ transforming growth factor-beta by comparative and targeted proteomics)
  • Dr. Xinyu Zhao, SMPH-Neuroscience, Waisman Center, (Profiling of neuropeptides during neuronal development)
  • Dr. Su-Chun Zhang, SMPH-Neuroscience, Waisman Center, (Comparative secretome analysis of an ALS cellular model using human embryonic stem cell-derived astrocytes; measurement of serotonin release from hESC-derived astrocytes)
  • Dr. Ozioma Okonkwo, SMPH -Medicine, (Identification and evaluation of biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease using a multi-faceted approach)
  • Dr. Cynthia Carlsson, SMPH — Division of Geriatrics & Gerontology, (CSF biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease)
  • Dr. Chad Vezina, Vet Med, (Mouse model for LUTS)
  • Dr. Joel Pedersen, Soil Science, (Analysis of Prion degradation)
  • Dr. Jon Odorico, SMPH-Surgery
  • Dr. Will Ricke, SMPH-Urology, (Proteomics in prostate cancer)
  • Dr. William Burlingham, SMPH-Surgery, (Natural vs. Pathogenic Th17 responses to col Va1, Ka1tubulin and vimentin)
  • Dr. David Page, SMPH- Biostats and Medical Informatics, (Biomarker discovery and validation using omics approaches)
  • Dr. Jean-Michel Ane, Agronomy, (MS imaging of metabolites and peptides in plants)
  • Dr. Luigi Puglielli, SMPH-Medicine, Neuroscience, (The ER membrane acetylCoA transporter (AT-1) and its impact in disease)
  • Dr. Weiping Tang, School of Pharmacy, Director of Proposed Medicinal Chemistry Center, (Design, synthesis and application of novel mass-defect based DiLeu reagents for carbohydrate analysis)
  • Dr. Jiaoyang Jiang, School of Pharmacy, (Multiplexed DiLeu-assisted O-linked glycosylated peptide and protein analysis in disease diagnosis)
  • Dr. Mike Sussman, Director of Biotechnology Center, Department of Biochemistry, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, (Provide the leadership and expertise in the development of innovative mass spectrometry-based imaging technologies for mapping metabolites and signaling peptides in plant tissues.)

Li group collaborators at other institutions:

  • Dr. Andrew Christie, Department of Zoology, University of Washington (comparative neuropeptidomics in decapod crustaceans)
  • Dr. Michael Goy, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (characterization of crustacean hyperglycemic hormones, crustacean heart and cardiac ganglion physiology)
  • Dr. Eve Marder, Department of Biology, Brandeis University (neuromodulation and peptide physiology)
  • Dr. Karen Mesce, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota (cardioactive peptides in medicinal leech)
  • Dr. Brian Norris, Department of Biology, California State University (Arg-vasopressin in leech)
  • Dr. Michael Nusbaum, Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (neuronal circuit modulation and regulation by neuropeptides, pyrokinin-related peptides)