Lee, Anthony


Short Biography

Anthony Lee was born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1969, and immigrated to the United States in 1982.  He became a U.S. citizen in 1992. After graduating from Loara High School in 1987, he proceeded to major in mathematics and biology at the University of California at Berkeley (UCB).  He graduated from UCB with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and Integrative Biology in 1992.  He then obtained his M.S. in Chemistry from California State University, Hayward (now known as East Bay) in 1995, and his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003.  His PH.D. work was on dynamin and its pleckstrin homology domain.   He did his post-doctoral work under Linda Liau at UCLA, studying a putative oncogene in glioblastoma.  After UCLA, Anthony went to the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he received his J.D.  He has passed the California bar exam and the patent bar exam and is a licensed attorney in California and Wisconsin.

Anthony began his teaching career as an adjunct professor at California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) in 2016, focusing on biochemistry classes.  He also teaches a writing class for chemists, in which students learn how to write a journal article suitable for publication.

Honors & Awards

  • Pre-doctoral Traineeship, U.S. Army Medical and Material Command, Breast Cancer Research Program (1999)
  • Moot Court, Giles Southerland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition (2011)

Representative Publications

  1. Lee A and Lemmon MA. (2001) Methods Enzymol. 329: 457-468.
  2. Lee A, Frank DW, Marks MS, and Lemmon MA. (1999) Biol. 9: 261-264.
  3. Klein et al. (1998) Biol. Chem. 273: 27725-27733.
  4. Kavran et al. (1998) Biol. Chem. 273, 30497-30508.