Peining Li PhD

Associate Professor of Genetics

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Genetics and Genomics

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchCancer Genetics & GenomicsGenetics: Cytogenetics Laboratory

Research Interests

Cytogenetic and genomic analysis; Dissection of genetic mechanisms for growth regulation, mental development, and cancer progression more...


  • Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1996

Selected Publications

  • Xiang B, Li A, Valentin D, Novak N, Zhao HY, Li P. Analytical and clinical validity of whole genome oligonucleotide array comparative genomic hybridization for pediatric patients with mental retardation and developmental delay. Am J Med Genet 2008;146A:1942-1954.
  • Brownstein CA, Adler F, Nelson-Williams C, Lijima J, Li P, Imura A, Nabeshima Y, Reyes-Mugica M, Carpenter, Lifton RP. A translocation causing increased a-Klotho level results in hypophosphatemic rickets and hyperparathyroidism. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2008;105:3455-3460.
  • Li, P., et al. (2006). Karyotype-penotype insights from 11q14.1-q23.2 interstitial deletions: FZD4 haploinsufficiency and exudative vitroretinopathy in a patient with a complex chromosome rearrangement. Am. J. Med. Genet. 140A:2721-2729.



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