Dr. Yunchao Gai is Scientist of the Department of Neuroscience at the Scripps Research Institute since 2011. During 2010-2011, Dr. Gai was the Research Associate at University of Missouri-Kansas City. Right after he received his Ph. D. in marine biological immunology from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2009, Dr. Gai served as the co-founder of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, CAS for one year. His B. S. in Biotechnology was granted by Hefei University of Technology, China in 2004