Pui-Yan Kwok, MD, PhD

Pui-Yan Kwok, MD, PhD

Co-Director

Faculty Profile

Pui-Yan Kwok, MD, PhD is a board certified dermatologist and member of the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics and UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute.  As Co-Director, Dr. Kwok’s roles include: defining the scope of the GMI, resource allocation, and facilitating collaborations between academic units, clinical services, researchers and care providers.

Neil Risch, PhD

Neil Risch, PhD

Co-Director

Faculty Profile

Neil Risch, PhD is the Lamond Family Foundation Distinguished Professor in Human Genetics and Director of the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics and Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF. As Co-Director, Risch roles include: leading broad genomic studies at UCSF, defining areas for innovation, and facilitating collaborations between clinicians and researchers.

Scientific Leaders

Abul Abbas

Abul Abbas, MBBS
Director of Pathology
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Synergy of Pathology and GMI testing, Pathology resource allocation, interdepartmental collaboration.

Boris Bastian, MD, PhD

Boris Bastian, MD, PhD
Executive Director
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Director of the Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab, development of novel techniques for cancer gene identification.

J.P. Grenert

J.P. Grenert, MD, PhD
Medical Director
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Molecular Oncology Case Sign-Out, integration of molecular testing results, interpretation of clinical molecular findings.

Ugur Hodoglugil, MD, PhD

Ugur Hodoglugil MD, PhD
Clinical Informatics Specialist

GMI Roles: Pipeline enhancement, clinical informatics, variant prioritization and interpretation of clinical exomes.

Michael Korn, MD, PhD

Michael Korn, MD, PhD
Director of Molecular Oncology Resource
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Molecular Oncology Resource development and curation, Chair of Molecular Tumor Board.

Mark Kvale, PhD

Mark Kvale, PhD
Director
Scientific Programming

GMI Roles: Manage development and production for the clinical bioinformatics pipeline.

Billie R. Lianoglou, LCGC

Billie R. Lianoglou, LCGC
Genetic Counselor
Center for Maternal-Fetal Precision Medicine
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GMI Roles: Clinical consent and genetic testing guidance, data analysis and interpretation, patient counseling.

Julie Mak

Julie Mak, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab
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GMI Roles: Clinical consent processes, clinical genetic testing guidance, data analysis and interpretation, patient counseling.

Mary Norton, MD

Mary Norton
Medical Geneticist & Co-Director
Personalized Genomics Clinic
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Directs prenatal genetics, tests processes and protocols of prenatal genomic, identifies genetic basis of fetal anomalies

Heather Pua, PhD

Heather Pua, MD, PhD
Medical Director
Genomic Medicine Lab
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GMI Roles: Undiagnosed Diseases Case Sign-Out, targeted assay development, clinical data interpretation and decision support.

Marta Sabbadini, PhD, MS, LCGC

Marta Sabbadini, PhD, MS, LCGC
Genetic Counselor
Personalized Genomics Clinic

GMI Roles: Clinical consent processes, clinical genetic testing guidance, data analysis and interpretation, patient counseling.

Joseph Shieh, MD, PhD

Joseph Shieh, MD, PhD
Medical Geneticist & Co-Director
Personalized Genomics Clinic
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Identification of novel genetic changes in complex medical problems, development of IT tools for interpreting genomic data.

Anne Slavotinek, MD, PhD

Anne Slavotinek, MD, PhD
Medical Geneticist & Director
Personalized Genomics Clinic
Faculty Profile

GMI Roles: Identification of genes associated with multiple congenital anomaly syndromes, genomic data analysis and interpretation.

Jessica Van Ziffle, PhD

Jessica Van Ziffle, PhD
Technical Director
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab and Genomic Medicine Lab
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GMI Roles: Development and implementation of clinical testing, clinical informatics, compliance, clinical data interpretation and curation.

Iwei Yeh, PhD

Iwei Yeh, MD, PhD
Associate Director
Clinical Cancer Genomics Lab
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GMI Roles: Pipeline development, data interpretation and curation, clinical informatics tools, oncology NGS analysis.