Kaili gained her BSc in Psychology and MSc in Developmental Psychology from Birkbeck College, University of London. In 2013, Kaili received a MRC studentship and began her PhD at the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King’s College London. She is currently working under the supervision of Professor Robert Plomin and Professor Yulia Kovas, using the Twin Early Development Study (TEDS) sample. The primary aim of her research is to explore the role of gene-environment interplay in educational achievement. She is also interested in early predictors of educational achievement, as well as associated life outcomes, such as quality of life and health outcomes.