Dr. Li studied Chemistry at the Zhengzhou University, China and graduated as MS in 2008. She then joined the research group of Prof. Lei at the National Institute of Biological Science (NIBS), Beijing & Tianjin University, Tianjin, China. She received her PhD degree in 2014 and joined the Tianjin Key Laboratory for Prevention and Control of Occupational and Environmental Hazards, China. She was recognized as an Associate Professor in 2019. Her specific research interests include the following: Development of new catalytic reactions for the efficient construction of substituted cyclohexanes, total synthesis of structurally complex and bioactive natural products, exploring the mechanism and target of action of anti-hypoxia active natural small molecules.