Biochemical Research Laboratory at UCSB

We welcome students, postdocs, and visitng scholars regardless of race, country of origin, religion, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, or disability status.


About us

Our enzyme-centric lab integrates both chemical and biological approaches to discover and elucidate new enzyme functions and biological pathways, which could impact human health, agriculture, and environment.


Students in our lab will have the opportunity to receive training at the interface of chemistry & biology, such as protein X-ray crystallgroaphy, natural product chemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, and synthetic biology.

Education & Diversity

We are committed to diversity in biochemcial science and providing equal educational opportunity to the scientists of tomorrow.


Jasper (UCSB, ’22) joined us as an undergraduate reseracher, welcome! (9/12/2020)

Hai lab has officially opened its doors! (8/21/2020)

We are seeking highly motivated students and postdocs to join our group!

Join Us

We are hiring!

Undergradaute students, graduate students, and postdoc inquires are welcome! Please contact Dr. Hai for details.

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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chem 1132,
University of California, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA, 93106-9510

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