Li Juan's mobile CV


  • 2017: Ph.D. in Genomics, Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China: Population genomics of Drosophila behavioral isolation (Advisor: Dr. Chung-I Wu)
  • 2013 - 2014: Exchange student at Institute of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, National Taiwan University (Advisor: Dr. Chau-Ti Ting)
  • 2010: B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tianjin Medical University, China

Academic and Research Appointments

  • since 2024: Postdoctoral fellowat the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Vienna
  • (SFB Polygenic Adaptation)
  • 2020 - 2023: Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Switzerland (PI: Claudia Bank)
  • 2019 - 2020: Postdoctoral fellow at the Gulbenkian Science Institute, Oeiras, Portugal (PI: Claudia Bank)
  • 2018 - 2019: Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, National Taiwan University (PI: Cheng-Ruei Lee)
  • 2018: Research assistant at the School of Life Sciences, Peking University, China (PI: Jian Lu)

 Research Interests

  • Polygenic trait adaptation
  • Speciation
  • Genetic basis and evolutionary dynamics of D. melanogaster Z/M behavioral isolation
  • Duplication evolution in Drosophila melanogaster populations
  • Plant domestication
  • Population genetics

 Teaching Experience

  • 2022: Teaching assistant in Statistics, University of Bern

 Talks (selected)

  • 2023: GfÖ Annual Meeting Leipzig: Rapid adaptation of recombining populations on tunable fitness landscapes. (invited)
  • 2023: The 2nd Young Talents' Symposium on Evolutionary Biology, Zhejiang University: The role and fate of genetic incompatibilities.
  • 2022: ESEB, Prague: Short-term adaptation with epistasis from standing genetic variation in recombining populations.
  • 2020: Postdoc seminar, Gulbenkian Science Institute: Inferring Dobzhansky-Muller incompatibilities from imbalanced segregation of recombinant haplotypes in hybrid populations.

Other Experience

  • 2021: Junior staff organizer of the IEE seminar, University of Bern
  • 2020: Co-supervision of undergraduate students in theoretical research practical, University of Bern
  • Reviewer for
    • Genetics, Evolution, Proceedings B, PCI Evolutionary Biology, Rice, Molecular Biology and Evolution, Genome Biology and Evolution, BioSystems, Zoological Research