2003-2007 Food Science and Engineering, Ocean University of China, Bachelor
2007-2009 Food Science, Ocean University of China, MSc
2009-2012 Bioengineering, Ghent University, Belgium, PhD
2011 –2011 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, USA, Visiting Scholar
2013 – 2018 Ghent University, Belgium, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
2014 -2014 Nantes University, France, Visiting Scholar
2018 ─ Present National University of Singapore, Singapore, Assistant Professor
1. Detection and mitigation of foodborne viruses.
2. Microbial safety of urban-agriculture systems.3. Sustainable antimicrobial strategies to enhance food safety and quality.
 Yuyun Lu, Xingyi Wang, Haoliang Pu, Yi Lin, Dan Li, Shao-Quan Liu, Dejian Huang. 2020. Moringin and its structural analogues as slow H2S donors, their mechanisms and bioactivity. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. (IF: 3.154)
 Dan Li, Mitchie Zhao, Malcolm Tan. 2020. What makes a foodborne virus: comparing coronaviruses with human noroviruses. Current Opinion in Food Science. 42: 1-7. (IF: 3.828)
 Mitchie Zhao, Dan Li. 2020. Discovery of Components Acting as the Obstacles in the Detection of Enteric Viruses from Berries. Food and Environmental Virology. 12(2):191-197. (IF: 3.055)
 Dan Li, Chun Hong Wong, Mei Fang Seet and Nicole Kuan. 2019. Isolation, characterization and inactivation of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia from leafy green vegetables and urban agriculture systems. Frontiers in Microbiology. Volume 10, Article 2718. (IF: 4.259)
 Dan Li, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2018. Potential of human norovirus surrogates and Salmonella enterica contamination of pre-harvest basil (Ocimum basilicum) via leaf surface and plant substrate. Frontiers in Microbiology. Volume 9, Article 1728. (IF 2017: 4.019).
 Dan Li, Sophie Butot, Sophie Zuber, PROFEL, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2018. Monitoring of foodborne viruses in berries and considerations on the use of RT-PCR methods in surveillance. Food Control, 89: 235-240. (IF 2016: 3.496)
 Zijin Zhou, Sophie Zuber, Frédérique Cantergiani, Sophie Butot, Dan Li, Thomas Stroheker, Frank Devlieghere, Anthony Lima, Umberto Piantini, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2017. Inactivation of viruses and bacteria on strawberries using a levulinic acid plus sodium dodecyl sulfate based sanitizer, taking sensorial and chemical food safety aspects into account. International Journal of Food Microbiology,257: 176-182. (IF 2016: 3.339)
 Siméon Bourdoux, Dan Li, Andreja Rajkovic, Frank Devlieghere, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2016. Performance of Drying Technologies to Ensure Microbial Safety of Dried Fruits and Vegetables. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 15(16): 1056-1066. (IF 2015: 4.903)
 Dan Li, Adrien Breiman, Jacques le Pendu, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2016. Anti-viral effect of Bifidobacterium adolescentis against Noroviruses. Frontiers in Microbiology. Volume 7, Article 864. (IF 2015: 4.00)
 Dan Li, Ann De Keuckelaere, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2015. Fate of food borne viruses in the “farm to fork” chain of fresh produce. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 14(6): 755-770. (IF 2014: 4.18)
 Angus Knight, John Haines, Ambroos Stals, Dan Li, Mieke Uyttendaele, Alastair Knight, Lee-Ann Jaykus. 2015. A systematic review of human norovirus survival reveals a greater persistence of human norovirus RT-qPCR signals compared to those of cultivable surrogate viruses. International. Journal of Food Microbiology, 216: 40-49. (IF 2014: 3.08)
 Dan Li, Adrien Breiman, Jacques le Pendu, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2015. Binding to histo-blood group antigen-expressing bacteria protects human norovirus from acute heat stress. Frontiers in Microbiology, Volume 6, Article 659. (IF 2014: 4.00)
 Dan Li, Ann De Keuckelaere, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2014. Application of Long Range- and Binding-RT-Quantitative (Q)PCR to Indicate the Viral Integrities of Noroviruses. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 80: 6473-6479. (IF 2014: 3.67)
 Ann De Keuckelaere, Dan Li, Bart Deliens, Ambroos Stals, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2014. Batch testing for noroviruses in frozen raspberries. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 192: 43-45. (IF 2014: 3.08)
 Dan Li, Ambroos Stals, Qing-Juan Tang, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2014. Detection of Noroviruses in shellfish and semi-processed fishery products from a Belgian seafood company. Journal of Food Protection. 77: 1342-1347. (IF 2014: 1.85)
 Siele Ceuppens, Dan Li, Mieke Uyttendaele, Pierre Renault, Paul Ross, Marc Van Ranst, Luca Cocolin, John Donaghy. 2014. Molecular Methods in Food Safety Microbiology: Interpretation and Implications of Nucleic Acid Detection. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. 13: 551-577. (IF 2014: 4.18)
 Dan Li, Leen Baert, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2013. Inactivation of food-borne viruses using natural biochemical substances. Food Microbiology. 35: 1-9. (IF 2013: 3.37)
 Dan Li, Leen Baert, Dongsheng Zhang, Ming Xia, Weiming Zhong, Els Van Coillie, Xi Jiang, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2012. The Effect of Grape Seed Extract on Human Noroviruses GII.4 and Murine Norovirus-1 in Viral Suspensions, on Stainless Steel Discs, and in Lettuce Wash Water. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78(21): 7572-7578. (IF: 3.68)
 Angus I. Knight, Dan Li, Mieke Uyttendaele, Lee-Ann Jaykus. 2012. A critical review of methods for detecting human noroviruses and predicting their infectivity. Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 39(3): 295-309. (IF 2012: 5.06)
 Dan Li, Leen Baert, Ming Xia, Weiming Zhong, Xi Jiang, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2012. Effects of a variety of food extracts/juices on the specific binding ability of Norovirus GII.4 P particles. Journal of Food Protection, 75: 1350-1354. (IF 2012: 1.83)
 Dan Li, Leen Baert, Ming Xia, Weiming Zhong, Els Van Coillie, Xi Jiang, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2012. Evaluation of methods measuring the capsid integrity and/or functions of noroviruses by heat inactivation. Journal of Virological Methods, 181: 1-5. (IF 2012: 1.90)
 Dan Li, Leen Baert, Els Van Coillie, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2011. Critical Studies on Binding-Based RT-PCR Detection of Infectious Noroviruses. Journal of Virological Methods, 177: 153-159. (IF 2011: 2.01)
 Dan Li, Leen Baert, Maarten De Jonghe, Els Van Coillie, Jaak Ryckeboer, Frank Devliegherea, Mieke Uyttendaele. 2011. Inactivation of Murine Norovirus-1, Coliphage φX174 and B. fragilis phage B40-8 on Surfaces and Fresh Cut Iceberg Lettuce by Hydrogen Peroxide and UV Light. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77: 1399-1404. (IF 2011: 3.83)
 Qingjuan Tang, Dan Li (co-first author), Jie Xu, Jingfeng Wang, Yuran Zhao, Zhaojie Li, Changhu Xue. 2010. Mechanism of inactivation of murine norovirus-1 by high pressure processing. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 137: 186-189. (IF 2010: 3.14) Dan Li, Qingjuan Tang, Jingfeng Wang, Yuming Wang, Qin Zhao, Changhu Xue. 2009. Effects of High-Pressure Processing on Murine Norovirus-1 inOysters (Crassostrea gigas) In Situ. Food Control, 20: 992-996. (IF 2009: 2.46)
1. Dan Li, Ann De Keuckelaere, Mieke Uyttendaele. Chapter 14: Impact of
food unit operations on virus loads in foods. Quantitative Microbiology in Food
Processing - Modeling the Microbial Ecology (Eds. De Souza Sant’Ana, Anderson).
2017 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. pp 263-281.
2. Dan Li. 3.5 Food-borne viruses. Microbiological Guidelines. Support for Interpretation of Microbiological Test Results of Foods. (Ed. Mieke Uyttendaele). 2018 die Keure Professional Publishing. pp 70-82.