Research in the Tsai Lab resides at the interface of chemistry and biology. We have expertise in:
- organic synthesis
- molecular biology
- genetic code expansion
- mammalian cell culture
We are keen to understand and modulate how proteins work, including studying protein post-translational modification, engineering artificial enzymes and developing approaches for protein functional modulation in living systems. Ultimately, we want to improve the understanding of how cells operate and apply the knowledge we learned to advance human health.