California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science

Ngai C. Lai

Ngai C. Lai is an Associate Research Scientist at UCSD Department of Medicine. Dr. Lai was schooled in he area of comparative physiology, and currently is involved with research in the cardiovascular system of vertebrates and how these adaptations relate to their ecophysiology. His research is conducted in the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Veterans Healthcare System laboratories in San Diego. Dr. Lai received his Ph.D. in Marine Biology at Scripps Institute of Oceanography. Dr. Lai's postdoctoral work has been at both the Southwest National Marine Science Center and the Veterans Healthcare System in San Diego.