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Peining Li, PhD

Associate Professor of Genetics

Contact Information

Peining Li, PhD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Genetics

    PO Box 208005, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8005

    United States



The research activities in my laboratory focuses on the structural and functional characterization of human chromosome abnormalities. Molecular methods such as fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) mapping, microsatellite allelotyping, and next-generation sequencing have been used. We have performed high through-put chromosome-specific and genome-wide array-based analysis for mapping segmental deletions/duplication and sequencing rearrangement breakpoints. The goals are to identify disease-causing genes or bio-markers of diagnostic and prognostic values, and to dissect underlying molecular mechanisms.

Education & Training

  • Postdoc Fellow, Clinical Cytogenetics
    Yale School of Medicine (2003)
  • Postdoc Fellow, Clinical Molecular Genetics
    University of Alabama at Birmingham (1999)
  • PhD
    University of Alabama at Birmingham (1996)

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