Biography

Division:
Division of Physiological and Pathological Sciences DPPS
IRG:
Immunology IMM
Study Section:
Member Conflict ZRG1 IMM-J

Dr. Patrick Lai serves as the Chief, Immunology Integrated Review Group and Scientific Review Officer for CSR’s Immunology Fellowships (F07) and AREA (IMM-J81) Study Section.

He earned his Ph.D. in virology and immunology from the University of Western Australia. After postdoctoral work in Ottawa, London and Zurich, he moved to the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where he was an assistant professor. He also was the Chief of the Immunovirology Laboratory, Tampa Bay Research Institute. Dr. Lai has authored 6 invention patents and over 50 scientific publications on the immune responses and molecular biology of the Epstein-Barr virus, human immunodeficiency virus and the Borna disease virus. Before joining CSR, he was Director of the Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Graduate Program and Chairman of the Bioscience Department, Salem International University.