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Dr. Wei Wei Joins ISb, Eyes ‘Transformative Impacts on Future Health Care’

By August 14, 2018No Comments

Before joining ISB as assistant professor and as our newest faculty member this month, Dr. Wei Wei earned his Ph.D. from Caltech and was a faculty member at UCLA Medical School. Read on for a Q&A with Wei that delves into his research career to date, how research might change over the next decade, and his interests and hobbies when not focusing on science.

ISB: You are ISB’s newest faculty member. Welcome! What does this appointment mean to you? What attracted you to ISB?

Dr. Wei Wei: ISB is an ideal place for my career development. I am extremely excited to have the fortune to work in such an open, collaborative, supportive and interdisciplinary environment. Under the great vision and leadership of Drs. Lee Hood and Jim Heath, I look forward to leveraging the unique resources of ISB to perform groundbreaking research in single-cell medicine with the goal to cultivate new understandings in systems biomedicine and deliver transformative impacts on future health care.