Department of Molecular Medicine

Dr. Zhao Lai Zhao  LaiPh.D.

Assistant Professor - Research

Profile and Contact Information | Research

Education and Training

Institution and Location
Field of Study
Suzhou Science College, Suzhou, P. R. CHINA
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, P. R. CHINA
Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P. R. CHINA
Developmental Biology

Position and Employment

2001 Postdoctoral Fellow, Evolutionary/Functional Genomics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2007 Assistant Scientist & Functional Genomics Unit Leader, The Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics, Indiana University Bloomington, IN
2011 Director of Genome Sequencing Facility, Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX

Honors and Awards

2000 Excellent student award in academic year, Institute of Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2000 First Prize of Young Academic Meeting, Institute of Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2003 The first Stebbins Medal for the best paper/book published in the area of plant evolution and systematics from International Association for Plant Taxonomy
2007 American Genetics Association Annual Symposium Grant
2007 National Natural Science Award second prize, P. R. CHINA (first prize vacant)
2009 Tenure track Assistant Professor position in Genomics from the Department of Biology and Microbiology at South Dakota State University (declined)

Department: Molecular Medicine
Office Phone: 210-562-9246
Lab. Phone:
Fax: 210-562-9014
Mail Code: 7784
Address: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute
8403 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229