Zong Wei, Ph.D. (PHYS ’19), receives an award, Mayo Clinic Rochester
Zong Wei, Ph.D. (PHYS ’19), Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, received a 2022 Precision Medicine Award from the Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS) and Center for Individualized Medicine. The goal of the Precision Medicine Awards is to support projects that will lead to applications for extramural funding. The scope of projects funded by Precision Medicine Awards support integrating genomic sequencing and personalized medicine tools with Mayo’s wealth of clinical knowledge and expertise to uncover and apply new ways to predict, diagnose and treat disease. Dr. Wei’s project is “A Novel Combinatorial Indexing-Based Single Cell Multi-Omic Assay to Identify Functional Regulatory Elements in Diabetes.” Dr. Wei is an assistant professor of physiology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.