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Division of Life Sciences


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Michael M. C. Lai
Election Year 1992
Room 418, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica
128, Sec. 2, Academia Rd., Taipei 11529, Taiwan
Tel: (02) 2789-2365 / Fax: (02) 2782-6085
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Current Positions
  • Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica
  • Chair Professor, China Medical University
Education
  • M.D., National Taiwan University (1968)
  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (1973)
Professional Experience
  • Assistant Professor (1973-1978), Associate Professor (1978-1983), Professor (1983-2002), Distinguished Professor (2002-2007), Department of Microbiology, University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
  • Visiting Professor, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica (1988)
  • Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (1990-2003)
  • Distinguished Professor, University of Southern California (2002-2007)
  • Distinguished Research Fellow and Vice President, Academia Sinica (2003-2006)
  • President, National Cheng Kung University (2007-2011.1)
  • Chair Professor, China Medical University (2012—)
Specialties
  • Microbial Biology and Virology
Awards and Honors
  • Burlington Northern Foundation Award for Outstanding Scholar (1989)
  • Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America-Cathay Hospital Award on Hepatitis Research (1990)
  • Academician, Academia Sinica, R.O.C. (1992)
  • USC Associates Award for Creativity in Research and Scholarship (1998)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology (2002)
  • Elected Member, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)(2006)
  • Outstanding Scholar Awards, Foundation for the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship, Taiwan (2007)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, University of South California (2008)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America (2009)
  • A-IMBN Distinguished Lecturer (2010)
  • Chair Professor, K. T. Li Foundation (2012)
  • Presidential Science Prize, Taiwan (2013)
  • Nikkei Asia Prize, Science and Technology (2017)
  • Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers, Singapore (2018)