Yongjie Wei, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Internal Medicine


Dr. Wei is originally from China and received his Ph.D in Molecular Virology from the State Key Laboratory for Biological Control in Sun yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. Dr. Wei brings to UTSW a strong background in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry. He currently specializes in identifying the precise role of autophagy in cancer biology and in cell death regulation.


Undergraduate South Cina Agri. University (1993), Biochemistry
Graduate School Zhongshan University (1998)

Research Interests

  • Autophagy and Cancer Biology
  • Autophagy and Cell Death Regulation


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