Xiaobing Li
Biological Sciences
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036


Education

 

Physiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, PhD, 2008         

Physiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, MS, 2003

Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, MS, 1998

Biophysics, Peking University, Beijing, China, BS, 1995

Professional Positions

 
  • 2009-present:  Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Biological Sciences, SUNY College of Optometry

  • 2008-2009: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • 2003-2008:Research Assistant, Department of Physiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • 2003:Teaching Assistant, Department of Physiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • 2001-2003:  Research Assistant, Department of Physiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Honors, Awards and Fellowships

 
  • 2008: SfN Postdoctoral Fellow Chapters Travel Award

  • 2008: Jerzy Rose Neuroscience Award, for original and significant research in the neurosciences during graduate studies

  • 2008: 26th CVS Symposium Travel Fellowship

  • 2006: Villas Neuroscience Travel Award

Teaching

 

2003: Physiology 335 and laboratory, Department of Physiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Assistant)

Professional Affiliations

 

2003-Present:  Society for Neuroscience

Skills

 

Systematic neuroscience: Non-human primate care and training; electrophysiology; in vivo neuron recording with awake monkeys; task programming for recording systems (Tempo and Rex).

Cell biology: Cell culture; histology techniques; photo-imaging; electron microscope techniques

Computer Skills: Matlab/C programming; office software; graphic software

Peer-Reviewed Publications

 
  • Li, X.and Basso, M.A. (2008). Preparing to move increases the sensitivity of superior colliculus neurons. Journal of  Neuroscience 28(17):4561-4577

  • Li, X., Kim, B., Basso, M.A. (2006) Transient Pauses in Delay-Period Activity of Superior Colliculus Neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology 95:2252-2264.

  • Li, X., Basso, M.A. (2005) Competitive Stimulus Interactions within Single Response Fields of Superior Colliculus Neurons. Journal of Neuroscience 25:11357-11373.

  • Li, X., Yang, S., et al. (1999) Effects of simulated microgravity on the alkaline phosphatase activity and intracellular calcium concentration of cultured chondrocytes. Chinese Science Bulletin Vol.44, No.3, 218-221

  • Li, X., Yang, S., et al. (1999) Effects of simulated microgravity on the cell growth and extracellular matrix of cultured chondrocytes. Chinese Science Bulletin (in Chinese) Vol.44˜No.7˜724-727

  • Smith, J.J., Hadzic, V., Li, X., Liu, P., Day, T.J., Utter, A.A., Kim, B.H., Washington, I.M. and Basso, M.A.  (2006). Objective Measures of Well-Being in Laboratory Rhesus Monkeys (Macaca mulatta). The Journal of Medical Primatology, 36(6):388-396.

  • Xu, J., Yan, T., Li, X., et al. (1999) Microgravity effects on ca2+ level and localization in Asparagus officinalis root tip tissues and cells. Acta. Biophysica Sinica (in Chinese), Vol.15, No. 2, 381-386

  • Manuscripts (In Preparation

  • Li, X.and Basso, M.A. (2009).Information analysis of spatial tuning curves in the Superior Colliculus during saccade preparation.

  • Li, X.and Basso, M.A. (2009). Competitive stimulus interactions in superior colliculus neurons depend upon the substructure of response fields.

Abstracts

 
  • Li, X., Kim, B., Yang, X. and Basso, M.A. (2008) Saccade endpoint variability can be explained by a probabilistic decoding scheme. Program No. 770.15 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.

  • Li, X.and Basso, M.A. (2006) Target selection across the response field of superior colliculus neurons. Program no. 48.2 Abstract viewer/Itinerary planner. Washington, D.C. Society for Neuroscience.

  • Li, X.and Basso, M.A. (2003) Evidence for biased competition in monkey superior colliculus neurons. Program no. 72.3 Abstract viewer/Itinerary planner. Washington, D.C. Society for Neuroscience.