Dr. Lei Dai
- Director, Center for Synthetic Microbiome, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology
Dr. Lei Dai is the Director of Center for Synthetic Microbiome at the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Dai received B.S. in Physics at University of Science and Technology of China and Ph.D. in Physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was a Jane Coffin Childs postdoctoral fellow at UCLA School of Medicine. His research group at SIAT develops novel experimental and computational approaches to study the ecology of complex microbial communities and improve host health via precision microbiome engineering. His works have been published in Science, Nature, Cell Host & Microbe, Nature Communications, PNAS, etc. He is the recipient of MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 in China.