Quan LI

I'm a Bioinformatics Researcher

Education/Training & Working

The most important part of education is proper training in the science.


Postdoc,Bioinformatics/Genetics/Computational Genomics

McGill University Health Centre(MUHC)

McGill University,Canada


Awards & Honors

Awards can give you a tremendous amount of encouragement to keep getting better

Third Prize

China National Biology Olympiad (Jiangxi, 1995)

Second Prize

China National Chemistry Olympiad (Jiangxi, 1996)

Three-class scholarship

University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)

Honorable mention

University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre, 2010-2012

Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Research

American Society of Human Genetics(ASHG), 2012

Postdoctoral Award in Basic Science

Association of Chinese Geneticists in America (ACGA), 2012

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Eli Lilly Canada 2013

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Eli Lilly Canada 2014

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Eli Lilly Canada 2015

Trainee Award in Translational/Clinical Science

Association of Chinese Geneticists in America (ACGA),2016


As researchers, we need corroboration, and that's what publication does.


Research is creating new knowledge.

Research interests

Bioinformatics in Human Genetics/Genomics: Genetic analysis of human complex diseases; Genome-wide association study(GWAS); Epigenome-wide association studies (EWAS); Copy number variations; Gene expression; High throughput sequencing/next generation sequencing; Personalized medicine; Precision medicine; Big data

Bioinformatics in Proteomic etc.: Protein function and structure prediction; Protein design; Protein folding; Protein-protein interaction; Machine learning methods; Data mining;


Bioinformatics,Journal of Computational Chemistry, Journal of Medical Genetic, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, PLOS ONE,Journal of Computational Biology

Skills and Teaching Experience

Experienced with skills of supercomputing or High performance computing(HPC), statistical genetics, bioinformatics and computational biology; Experienced with handling large scale GWAS datasets and high throughput sequencing data
Skillful in writing programs with ANSI C/C++ and linux shell scripts including Bash/csh, awk, sed etc. Familiar with Python,Perl, Java, FORTRAN, MPICH ,R and TCL;Familiar with MySQL/MongoDB Database; Based on Apache/IIS using HTML, PHP or ASP to develop website.
Laboratory Administrator of computer cluster (Unix/Linux) and network system
Highly developed ability of teamwork with experimental biologists.
Tutoring undergraduate and graduate students in research.

Science News/Press

1.New method helps link genomic variation to protein production.
ASHG pdf
2.Science Daily
sciencedaily releases
3.ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research
ASHG 2012TraineeAwards listingpdf

Bioinformatics tools

The bioinformatics tool/server built by Quan Li.


Scientific contacts with colleagues from many different groups have been an important part of our lives

  • Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
    University Health Network(UHN)
    101 College Street

    Toronto,Ontario Canada


    Email: jeele@ustc.edu or leequan@gmail.com