Dr. Wei is an R01-funded computational biologist. His researches focus on developing and utilizing integrative computational algorithms to understand cancer genomics and other biological questions. Dr. Wei's current research areas include:
- Ultra-sensitive detection of cancerous and precancerous lesions using somatic mutations.
- Accurate interpretation of complex genomic variants by haplotype-aware annotations.
- Identify driver mutation, etiology, mechanism, and heterogeneity in human & mouse cancer genomes.
- Develop innovative and integrative open-source computational software for cancer genomics.