Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering Columbia University 2010
M.S. Biomedical Engineering Columbia University 2004
B.S. Bioengineering: Premedical University of California San Diego 2003

Postdoctoral Fellow of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of California Irvine

Biochemistry I & II
General Chemistry I & II
Fundamentals of Chemistry
Organic and Biochemistry Health Sciences

Gene Delivery

Concordia University Irvine (2014-2018)
Golden West College (2013-2018)
National University (2012-2013)

Bashour K., Tsai J., Shen K., Lee J.H., Sun E., Ulrich A., Milone M.C., Dustin M.L., Kam L.C. “Crosstalk between CD3 and CD28 is spatially modulated by membrane mobility.”Molecular and Cellular Biology, 34(6):955-964 (2014).

Choudhuri, K., Llodra, J., Goehring Roth, E.W., Tsai, J., Gordo, S., Wucherpfennig, K.W., Kam, L., Stokes, D.L., Dustin, M.L. “Polarized release of TCR-enriched microvesicles at the center T cell immunological synapse.”Nature, 507(7490):118-23 (2014).

Tsai J., and Kam L.C. “Lateral Mobility of E-cadherin Enhances Rac1 Response in Epithelial Cells.”Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 3(1):84-90 (2010).

Shen K., Tsai J., Shi P., Kam L.C. "Self-aligned Supported Lipid Bilayers for Patterning the Cell-Substrate Interface." JACS, 131:13204-5 (2009).

Tsai J., and Kam L.C. "Rigidity-dependent Crosstalk Between Integrin and Cadherin Signaling." Biophysical J – Biophysical Letters96: L39-41 (2009).

Tsai J., Sun E., Gao Y., Hone J.C., Kam L.C. "Non-brownian diffusion of membrane molecules in nanopatterned supported lipid bilayers." Nano Letters 8: 425-30. (2008).

Mariner's Church

Lighthouse Community Center - Tutor
Mariner's Church - Healthcare Ministry

Couch potato

"Keep doing what you're doing, keep getting what you're getting." - On Course Instructor (Summer 2016)

"'My son,' the father said, 'you are always with me, and everything I have is yours. But we had to celebrate and be glad, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.'" (Luke 15:31-32) "You are never BAD enough for God to NOT love you AND you are never GOOD enough for God to love you MORE." (Pastor Kenton Beshore)

"As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another." (Proverbs 27:17)

"If we only have the will to walk, then God is pleased with our stumbles." (C.S. Lewis)

"God sends no one away empty except those who are full of themselves." (Dwight L. Moody)