Dr. Binnian Wei is currently an assistant professor at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. He earned his Ph.D. from the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI), Rutgers University in 2012. Between 2012 and 2017, he worked as a research scientist at the Tobacco and Volatiles Branch (TVB), Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the United States. He has a broad range of research interests in laboratory sciences. His current research focuses on assessing exposure to emerging chemicals of health concern in consumables, secondhand marijuana smoke and tobacco smoke. Details about Dr. Wei’s research work can be found at his laboratory website.
On July 2, 2019, Dr. Wei was named as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by President Donald J. Trump.
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Assistant Professor of Oncology
- Department of Health Behavior
Education and Training:
- 2012 - PhD - Rutgers University, Biomedical and Health Sciences
- MS - Peking University, China
- BS - Nankai University, China
- 2012-2017 - Research Scientist - Tobacco and Volatiles Branch, Division of Laboratory Sciences, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Honors & Awards:
- 2019 - Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), CDC/DHHS
- 2012 - IPA/DGUV Award, International Society of Exposure Science