Li Huei Tsai
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA


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 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.  She is currently the Director of the Picower Institute and the lead Investigator of MIT’s Aging Brain Initiative.