Cary Lai

Cary Lai

Associate Professor

Program Director • Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-6643 Harney Science Center 257


As a graduate student, Professor Lai performed a biochemical and structural analysis of the enzyme telomerase. Following graduate school, he worked in early-stage research at Genentech where he investigated the Hedgehog signing pathway and its role in tumorigenesis. Most recently, Prof. Lai served as the head of commercial operations at the biotechnology start-up company LakePharma.

Program Director, PSM in Biotechnology
Head of Commercial Operations, LakePharma
Hedgehog signing pathway and its role in tumorigenesis