News Archive

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Forbes 30 Under 30 List
Erica, a recent Griffith lab graduate, had been named to Forbes' 30 Under 30 Healthcare list Read More ›

Lab Publication - Genome Medicine
Standard operating procedure for curation and clinical interpretation of variants in cancer. Read More ›

Griffith lab members teach at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Several members of the lab assisted and taught at CHSL's Advanced Sequencing Technologies and Applications course Read More ›

Lab Publication - JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics
Open-Sourced CIViC Annotation Pipeline to Identify and Annotate Clinically Relevant Variants Using Single-Molecule Molecular Inversion Probes Read More ›

PhD Defense - Congrats Dr. Barnell!
MD/PhD student, Erica Barnell, successfully defended her thesis Read More ›

Griffith lab members win awards and present research at Cancer Genomics Consortium (CGC) Annual Meeting
Several members of the lab presented at the CGC annual meeting and two members won travel awards! Read More ›

Lab Publication - Genome Medicine
Best practices for bioinformatic characterization of neoantigens for clinical utility Read More ›

K99 Award - Alex Wagner
Alex Wagner Receives NHGRI K99/R00 Award Read More ›

U24 award for continued work on CIViC
Griffith lab awarded U24 from NCI for the CIViC database Read More ›

Griffith lab members attend AACR 2019
3 lab members attend AACR 2019 annual meeting in Atlanta, GA Read More ›

Griffith Gridiron 2018 Champion
Malachi Griffith becomes first Griffith to win the lab fantasy football championship Read More ›

Lab Publication - Nature Genetics
Accounting for proximal variants improves neoantigen prediction Read More ›

Lab Publication - Nature Genetics
A deep learning approach to automate refinement of somatic variant calling from cancer sequencing data Read More ›

Pre-ASHG CIViC Hackathon and Curation Jamboree
CIViC team leads NCI-funded Cancer Variant Interpretation Hackathon and Curation Jamboree Read More ›

Lab Publication - Human Mutation
Adapting crowdsourced clinical cancer curation in CIViC to the ClinGen Minimum Variant Level Data (MVLD) community-driven standards Read More ›

PhD Defense - Congrats Dr Campbell!
Graduate student, Katie Campbell, successfully defended her thesis Read More ›

Lab Publication - Nature Communications
Recurrent WNT pathway alterations are frequent in relapsed small cell lung cancer Read More ›

Lab Publication - Nature Communications
The prognostic effects of somatic mutations in ER-positive breast cancer Read More ›

Lab Publication - Cell Reports
Oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma xenografts retain complex genotypes and intertumor molecular heterogeneity Read More ›

Dr Kilannin Krysiak accepted to ABMGG Fellowship
Kilannin Krysiak joins the ABMGG Fellowship Progam at WashU Read More ›

Biocuration Poster Award - Josh McMichael
Josh McMichael wins poster award for presentation of the CIViC 2.0 interface. Read More ›

PreConference Training Workshop - Kilannin Krysiak
Kilannin Krysiak was invited to co-chair a workshop highlighting CIViC at Biocuration 2018. Read More ›

CGC Trainee Travel Award (1st place)- Alex Wagner
Alex Wagner was awarded external support for travel to the Cancer Genomics Consortium (CGC) 2018 annual conference. Read More ›

AACR Scholar-in-Training Award - Alex Wagner
Alex Wagner was awarded external support for travel to the AACR 2018 conference. Read More ›

QE completion - Kelsy Cotto
Graduate student, Kelsy Cotto, successfully completes her qualifying exam Read More ›

Lab Preprint - bioRxiv - Manual review SOP
Online release of Standard operating procedure for somatic variant refinement of tumor sequencing data led by Erica Barnell. Read More ›

K12 Award - Felicia Gomez
Felicia Gomez was awarded the Paul Calabresi K12 Career Development Award in Clinical Oncology Read More ›

ICTS Symposium Abstract Award - Alex Wagner
Alex Wagner's abstract was selected for the special honor of presentating to Eric Green (Director, NHGRI) at the ICTS Symposium at WashU Read More ›

PhD Defense - Congrats Dr Ainscough!
Graduate student, Ben Ainscough, successfully defended his thesis Read More ›

Lab Publication - Nucleic Acids Research
Online release of an DGIdb 3.0 publication. Read More ›

ASH Abstract Achievement Awards - Cody Ramirez and Felicia Gomez
Cody Ramirez and Felicia Gomez were honored with abstract achievement awards for the 2017 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting. Read More ›

Lab Publication - Blood First Edition
Online release of an ibrutinib clinical trial with genomic analysis led by Felicia Gomez. Read More ›

Variant Interpretation for Cancer Consortium site launch
The official website of the GA4GH driver project known as the VICC is now live! Read More ›

Griffith Lab site launch
griffithlab.org site is now live! Read More ›