News

  • 02/2024: We received a Florida Cancer Innovation Fund Award ($750K, PI: Jessica Childs-Disney) on AI-driven Small Molecule Medicine Discovery Targeting Oncogenic RNAs. Thanks, Florida Health!

  • 02/2024: We received a Florida Cancer Innovation Fund Award ($213K, PI: Yousong Ding) on Enhancing Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment through Innovative Protein Engineering. Thanks, Florida Health!

  • 02/2024: Dr. Li was invited as the reviewer for KDD 2024 and ISMB 2024.

  • 01/2024: Dr. Li was invited as a chair for AI-driven Drug Discovery Session at 2024 UF Drug Discovery Symposium.

  • 01/2024: Shilin Yang and Tingyi Li (MS students, Computer Science, UF), and Hanbo Yang (MS student, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UF) joined the lab as research assistants. Welcome Shilin, Tingyi, and Hanbo!

  • 01/2024: Our paper "Extracellular Vesicles for Developing Targeted Hearing Loss Therapy" has been accepted by Journal of Controlled Release.

  • 12/2023: We received NIH Targeted Genome Editor Delivery (TARGETED) Challenge Phase I Winner Award (PI: Mei He). Thanks, NIH!

  • 10/2023: Our paper "BatmanNet: Bi-branch Masked Graph Transformer Autoencoder for Molecular Representation" has been accepted by Briefings in Bioinformatics.

  • 10/2023: Dr. Li was invited as a panel speaker at the BioTrends Session “Acceleration of Generative AI/Machine Learning in the Life Sciences” for the BioFlorida Annual Conference.

  • 09/2023: Junge Gu and Riddhish Thakare (MS students, Computer Science, UF) join the lab as research assistant. Welcome Junge and Riddhish!

  • 09/2023: Dr. Li was invited as the reviewer for the GenBio workshop at NeurIPS 2023 and SDM 2024.

  • 08/2023: Dr. Li has officially joined the UF Health Cancer Center, an NCI-Designated Cancer Center.

  • 06/2023: Shiyu Jiang (MS student, Computer Science, JHU) joins the lab as a research assistant. Welcome Shiyu!

  • 05/2023: Weihang You (MS student, Computer Science, UF) joins the lab as a research assistant. Welcome Weihang!

  • 04/2023: Dr. Li was invited as the program committee for KDD 2023 and AAAI 2024.

  • 04/2023: Dr. Li was invited to give a talk at The Wertheim UF Scripps Institute Chemical Biology & 5th UF Drug Discovery Symposium.

  • 03/2023: Dr. Li officially started his position as an Assistant Professor (AI Initiative) in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy. Go Gators!!!