Yi-Xue Li was born in Xinjiang, China. Currently, he is the director in Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology,vice director and a full research professor of Key Laboratory of Systems Biology at Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Li has published more than 100 journal papers published in various international scientific journals, such as Science, Nature Genetics, Nature Biotechnology, PNAS, Bioinformatics, NAR, Plos Computational Biology, Plos One, Molecular Systems Biology, Molecular Cellular Proteomics, Oncogene, BMC Bioinformatics, Genome Biology, etc., and his research results have been cited by more than 1500 researchers worldwide in books, theses, journal and conference papers. He has served as a reviewer/panelist for many national research foundations/agencies such as the Chinese National Science Foundation, the National High-Tech Program(863) and National Key Basic Research Program(973). Dr. Li has served as an editorial board member for 5 scientific journals. He has organized several international conferences and workshops and has also served as a program committee member for several major national and international conferences like GIW, HUPO and National Bioinformatics Conference etc.