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Likai Song

Contact Information

Research Faculty II

Condensed Matter Science, EMR

Likai  Song


Phone: (850) 644-6153

Address: 1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr., Tallahassee FL 32310-3706

Building: NHMFL FSU

Research Interests

Membrane Proteins, Infectious Diseases, and Molecular Biophysics
Structure and dynamics analysis of membrane-associated proteins and peptides
Characterizing protein-lipid interactions involved in infectious diseases, such as HIV
Developing EPR techniques to study membranes and proteins

Professional Experience

2010-pres. Research Faculty, National High Magnet Field Laboratory, Affiliated Faculty, Departments of Physics and Biological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
2007-2010 Director of Structural Biology Core, Cancer Vaccine Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2005-2006 Postdoctoral Research Associate, National High Magnet Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL
2001-2005 Graduate Research Assistant, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
2001-2003 Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
1997-1999 Physician, Dept. of Cardiovascular Diseases, Beijing 301 Hospital, Beijing, China
1995-1997 Physician, Division of Internal Medicine, Beijing 301 Hospital, Beijing, China

Awards, Honors, and Service

Full member, Sigma Xi (2011)
Young/Early Career Investigator Award, the Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery (2011)
Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Dept. of Biological Science, FSU (2004)
Spin Labeler Travel Award, the 46th Rocky Mountain Conference (2004)
Student Research Achievement Award, Biophysical Society (2004)
American Heart Association Fellowship Award, ranked in top 3 of all applicants (Top 0.71%) (2003)
Student Travel Award, the 45th Rocky Mountain Conference (2003)