Xinyi (Alice) Li

Xinyi (Alice) Li

Undergraduate Student
(August 2014-May 2017)

B.S. Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 2017


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Brief Biography

Xinyi (Alice) Li was an undergraduate student majoring in Biochemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She performed undergraduate research under the supervision of Prof. Scott K. Silverman. After graduation, she continued at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the Biochemistry Ph.D. program.

Research Interests

In my research project, I identified deoxyribozymes that degrade the amino acid phenylalanine.

  • "DNA-Catalyzed DNA Cleavage by a Radical Pathway with Well-Defined Products", Y. Lee, P. C. Klauser, B. M. Brandsen, C. Zhou, X. Li, and S. K. Silverman,
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 255-261. [pdf] [PubMed entry]