Funding

The Griffith Lab is located at the The McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University in St Louis. The McDonnell Genome Institute is one of four large-scale sequencing centers in the United States funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).

In addition to support from Washington University, the Griffith Lab has received support from the following external funding agencies, non-profit foundations, and other organizations.

    Malachi Griffith

    Dr. Malachi Griffith is currently supported by a Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI Award: R00 HG007940) and an Early-Stage Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI Award: U01 CA248235). He is also supported by a V Scholar Award from the V Foundation for Cancer Research (Award: V2018-007). Additional funding is provided by several R01, U01 and U24 grants from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Children’s Discovery Institute, and Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences. His primary academic appointment at Washington University is in the Department of Medicine and he has a secondary appointment in the Department of Genetics. The McDonnell Genome Institute supports the computational and sequence data production aspects of his research. He is also a member of the Siteman Cancer Center.

    Obi Griffith

    Dr. Obi Griffith is currently supported by the Children’s Discovery Institute, and Small-Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) Consortium: Therapeutic Development and Mechanisms of Resistance (U01), and Advanced Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24) awards from the NCI. His primary academic appointment at Washington University is in the Department of Medicine and he has a secondary appointment in the Department of Genetics. The McDonnell Genome Institute supports the computational and sequence data production aspects of his research. He is also a member of the Siteman Cancer Center.