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