We've asked Yang Li from Canada why he decided to do a DPhil project in the Nuffield Department of Medicine. He also talks about his research and his experience living in Oxford.
Yang Li, from China, joined Oxford in October 2010 after completing an undergraduate degree in Maths and Computer Science at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Yang completed a DPhil titled Understanding lineage-specific biology through comparative genomics in 2014, under the supervision of Dr Richard Copley and Professor Chris Ponting. He is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Genetics at Stanford, with Professor Jonathan Pritchard.