Molecular Pathology & Genomics

Vision

To be a world class division of LMP that provides department, collegiate and national leadership in the pursuit of excellence in molecular pathology and genomic research, education and clinical service.

Strategic Intent

To foster a culture of innovation and academic excellence by promoting synergistic collaborations among members of the Division of Molecular Pathology and Genomics.


Key COVID-19 publication involving MP&G faculty

Andrew C Nelson, Benjamin Auch, Matthew Schomaker, Daryl M Gohl, Patrick Grady, Darrell Johnson, Robyn Kincaid, Kylene E Karnuth, Jerry Daniel, Jess K Fiege, Elizabeth J Fay, Tyler Bold, Ryan A Langlois, Kenneth B Beckman, and Sophia Yohe.  Analytical validation of a COVID-19 qRT-PCR detection assay using a 384-well format and three extraction methods. bioRxiv, April 5, 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.02.022186 [preprint]

MP&G faculty in the news

Storm chasers: A Minnesota clinic races from one epidemic to another

Healthline: When Should You Get a COVID-19 Test? What About an Antibody Test?


 

[VIRTUAL] Molecular Pathology and Genomics and Computation Pathology Symposium

JULY 23, 2020,  9 AM. - NOON 

9:00 – 10:00             Keynote Speaker 1: Colin Pritchard, MD, PhD 

Associate Professor, Genetics
Associate Director, Genetics and Solid Tumors Laboratory
University of Washington Medical Center

 

 

10:00 – 10:30           Local Talk 1:  Andrew Nelson, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota

 

 

10:30 – 11:30           Keynote Speaker 2:  Jochen Lennerz, MD, PhD

Medical Director, Center for Integrated Diagnostics, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Pathologist, Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital

 

 

11:30 – 12:00           Local Talk 2: Kelsey McIntyre, PhD

Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota

 

Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation Statements

Recent MPG Faculty Publications

Andrew C Nelson, Benjamin Auch, Matthew Schomaker, Daryl M Gohl, Patrick Grady, Darrell Johnson, Robyn Kincaid, Kylene E Karnuth, Jerry Daniel, Jess K Fiege, Elizabeth J Fay, Tyler Bold, Ryan A Langlois, Kenneth B Beckman, and Sophia Yohe.  Analytical validation of a COVID-19 qRT-PCR detection assay using a 384-well format and three extraction methods. bioRxiv, April 5, 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.02.022186 [preprint]

Yang R, Van Etten JL, Dehm SM.  Indel detection from DNA and RNA sequencing data with transIndel. BMC Genomics. 2018 Apr 19;19(1):270. doi: 10.1186/s12864-018-4671-4.

Rashidi A, Nelson AC, Linden MA, Weisdorf DJ, Dolan MM, Ustun C. Genomics of clonal evolution in a case of essential thrombocythemia.  Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Feb;59(2):497-500. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2017.1337113. Epub 2017 Jun 11.

Pérez Ortiz JM, Orr HT. Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 1: Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration and Preclinical Studies. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2018;1049:135-145. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-71779-1_6.

Lou E, D'Souza D, Nelson AC. Therapeutic Response of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Harboring a KRAS Missense Mutation After Combination Chemotherapy With the EGFR Inhibitor Panitumumab.J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Apr;15(4):427-432. PMID:28404754