Trainees – ZEPSOM-Bio

The ZEPSOM-Bio team will welcome graduates from all over the world to join our team. Their works will be produced directly out of our research data deepen our understanding of the major link between genetic, personal, psychosocial, environmental, physical and socio-sanitary determinants of mental health as well as mental illnesses. Recent Master and PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Computational Biology, or a related field are encouraged to apply. Very good programming skills and experience and knowledge in human genetics would be an asset. We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a desire to develop an independent research agenda.

To apply: send a curriculum vitae, relevant publications, a statement outlining your research interests, and contact information for three referees to Xiangfei Meng :


Post-doctoral fellow

Muzi Li

Muzi Li

Muzi Li is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the McGill University and the Douglas Hospital Research Centre. She is working on a series of research programs related to “Big data for big insights in the field of common mental disorders” using a wide range of research methodologies to explore the scientific values of large scale datasets in the field of mental health and mental disorders. Muzi received her Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of Saskatchewan. Her thesis was focused on the mental health in children and adolescents – prevention, psychosocial and epigenetic risk factors, and treatment.

Doctoral Students

Tingting Gao

Tingting Gao

Tingting Gao is currently a joint  Ph.D. at McGill University and Douglas Mental Health University Institute with the support of China Scholarship Council. She continually won National Scholarship for PhD in China. She also won Jilin University First Scholarship, the special award from Elite Cup Prize, Academic Achievement Scholarship, and the award of Jilin University Outstanding PhD of China. Her research orientation is behavior and mental health of adolescent. Her research focuses on family factors including parental marital conflict, parent attachment, family cohesion; mental health; peer attachment and etc. that influence adolescents’ Internet use behavior and its mechanism of adolescence Internet addiction.

Post-Doctoral Fellows

  • Muzi Li  (2018-
  • Jungkyu Park 2017-2018

Doctoral Students

  • Tingting Gao 2018-2019

Master’s Students

  • Baekyun Park 2019-2020
  • Elias Chalet    2015-2017

Undergraduate Students

  • Yingzhe Zhang  2019
  • Pallavi Misra     2018
  • Sibei Liu            2018
  • Yuan Shuai       2017
  • Xintong Li         2016