Li-Huei Tsai, Ph.D.,

Li-Huei Tsai

Director, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory
Picower Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue 46-4325A
Cambridge, MA 02139
Email: lhtsai@mit.edu
Phone: 617-324-1660

Short Biography

  • Li-Huei Tsai received her Ph.D degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
  • Dr. Tsai completed her postdoctoral work with Ed Harlow’s laboratory at Cold Spring Harbor laboratory and Massachusetts General Hospital.
  • In 1994, Dr. Tsai joined the faculty in the Department of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and was named an investigator of Howard Hughes Medical Institute in 1997.
  • In 2006, she was appointed Professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and joined the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT.

Awards

  • Outstanding Contributor Award, Alzheimer Research Forum
  • Alzheimer’s Research Consortium
  • Academician, Academia Sinica
  • Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative Award
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • NIH Cantoni Lecture Award
  • Glenn Award For Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Publications

Check out the Publications page to learn more about Dr. Li-Huei Tsai’s published research.