Jia Li

Diet, Weight and Physical Activity

Abstract Title: Systemic Impact of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

Wednesday 13:30 - 14:00

Dr Jia Li is a Lecturer in Human Development and Microbial Signalling at Imperial College London. She graduated from Chemistry Department, Nankai University, China in 2005, and obtained a PhD in biochemistry from the University of London in 2009. Since she was awarded an Imperial College Research Fellowship in 2010, she started to establish her independent research in host-microbial interactions post weight loss surgery, focusing on the functional roles of the gut microbiota. She is a member of Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and Biochemical Society. She has received a number of awards and grants including MRC new investigator research grant, World Economic Forum Global Young Scientist, Imperial College Deputy Rector’s Award, and Wang-Kuan-Cheng Research Fellowship.