Qi Li received his BS and Master degree from Shenyang Pharmaceutical University in 2004 and 2009. He then joined Yian Shi’s group at Institute of Chemistry, the Chinese Academy of Science. After graduation, he moved to Tsinghua University as a postdoctoral scholar under the guidance of Prof. Xuebin Liao. His research has focused on total syntheses of complex natural products. Outside of the lab, Qi enjoys cooking, skating and music.