Cornell University (2005), Chemistry
Graduate School
University of California-San F (2005)


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Prdm13 mediates the balance of inhibitory and excitatory neurons in somatosensory circuits.
Chang JC, Meredith DM, Mayer PR, Borromeo MD, Lai HC, Ou YH, Johnson JE Dev. Cell 2013 Apr 25 2 182-95
Transcription factor sox11 is essential for both embryonic and adult neurogenesis.
Wang Y, Lin L, Lai H, Parada LF, Lei L Dev. Dyn. 2013 Mar
Factors in neurogenesis and neuronal subtype specification
Lai H.C., Meredith D.M., Johnson J.E. Developmental Neuroscience: A Comprehensive Reference, Volume 1 2013
Neurogenesis or neuronal specification: phosphorylation strikes again!
Lai HC, Johnson JE Neuron 2008 Apr 58 1 3-5
HP1alpha guides neuronal fate by timing E2F-targeted genes silencing during terminal differentiation.
Panteleeva I, Boutillier S, See V, Spiller DG, Rouaux C, Almouzni G, Bailly D, Maison C, Lai HC, Loeffler JP, Boutillier AL EMBO J. 2007 Aug 26 15 3616-28

Honors & Awards

  • Sara and Frank McKnight Fellow
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • American Heart Association Pre-doctoral Fellowship