The University of North Carolina
Director, The Metabolomics Center of Excellence
Wei Jia is Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Translational Biomedical Research, the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. He also serves as Director of the Metabolomics Core Lab at the David H Murdock Research Institute, Kannapolis, North Carolina. Jia was previously Professor and Vice Dean, School of Pharmacy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China, and has worked nearly a decade on biochemical profiling of botanical preparations and metabolomics. Professor Jia’s current research focuses on mass spectrometry (MS)-based metabolomics profiling technologies to investigate metabolic phenotypes and metabolic transformation in cancer and metabolic disorders.
Metabonomic study of disorders, including diabetes, obesity, and colorectal cancer.