Yong Li, Ph.D.

Yong Li, Ph.D.

Scientist I, Biochemistry and Chemical Biology

EDUCATION
B.S., Clinical Pharmacy, Xuzhou Medical University
Ph.D., Chemistry, Stony Brook University

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
Chronus Pharmaceuticals

Yong’s Flare characteristics: Scientific curiosity. Making a positive impact for patients.

Yong is a vibrant young scientist trained in chemical biology and biochemistry. During his PhD, he studied the development of small molecule tools for application as enzyme inhibitors and PET tracers. At Flare, he is focused on applying his expertise to explore biochemical/biophysical techniques and technologies to help the team increase their understanding of ways to modulate and tune switch sites with small molecules.

When not working, Yong likes to go hiking, hang out with friends and explore his favorite city:  Boston!

WHAT MAKES YOU EXCITED TO ‘BRING IT’ EVERY DAY AT WORK?

Working with great scientists towards a shared goal of discovering and developing next generation medicines.

WHAT ENERGY COMES TO MIND IN DESCRIBING THE FLARE TEAM?

We are passionate drug hunters persevering through the challenges of drug discovery.

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