Education

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

Publications

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PRDM12 Is Required for Initiation of the Nociceptive Neuron Lineage during Neurogenesis.
Bartesaghi L, Wang Y, Fontanet P, Wanderoy S, Berger F, Wu H, Akkuratova N, Bouçanova F, Médard JJ, Petitpré C, Landy MA, Zhang MD, Harrer P, Stendel C, Stucka R, Dusl M, Kastriti ME, Croci L, Lai HC, Consalez GG, Pattyn A, Ernfors P, Senderek J, Adameyko I, Lallemend F, Hadjab S, Chrast R, Cell Rep 2019 Mar 26 13 3484-3492.e4
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

Honors & Awards

  • Rita Allen Foundation
    (2018-2021)
  • Sara and Frank McKnight Fellow
    (2012-2015)
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship
    (2007-2010)
  • American Heart Association Pre-doctoral Fellowship
    (2003-2005)