Dr.  Ning Li
Assistant Professor
National Microgravity Laboratory and Center of Biomechanics and Bioengineering
Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 100190
Phone: 010-86-82544133
Fax: 010-86-82543795

Area of research:

  • Binding kinetics difference of integrin Mac-1 and LFA-1 to ICAM-1

Educational background:

  • Ph.D. Biomechanics, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2012
  • B.S. Biology,University of Science and Technology of China, 2006

Selected awards:

  • First Prize of General scholarship, Institute of Mechanics, CAS, 2007
  • First Prize for progress update of Ph.D. candidate, Institute of Mechanics, CAS, 2011

Selected research publications:

  1. Li N., Zhang Y., Sun G.Y., and Long M. (2007). Rupture force and lifetime measurements for non-specific interactions. J. Med. Biomech., 22(1): 35-39 (in Chinese).
  2. Zhang Y., Sun G.Y., Lü S.Q., Li N., and Long M. (2008). Low Spring Constant Regulates P-selectin-PSGL-1 Bond Rupture. Biophys. J., 95(11): 5439-5448. PMCID: PMC2586549.
  3. Mao D.B., Lü S.Q., Li N., Zhang Y., and Long M. (2011). Conformational stability analyses of alpha subunit I domain of LFA-1 and Mac-1. PLoS One, 6(8): e24188. PMCID: PMC3164198.
  4. Li N., Mao D.B., Gong Y.X., Lü S.Q., Zhang Y., andLong M. 2012. Distinct kinetics features of LFA-1 and Mac-1 in neutrophil activation. In World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (IFMBE Proceedings, vol 39), May 26-31, Beijing, China.
  5. Li N., Mao D.B., Lü S.Q., Tong C.F., Zhang Y., and Long M. 2012. Distinct binding affinities of Mac-1 and LFA-1 in neutrophil activation. J. Immunol., in revision.

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