Stephen R. Piccolo is an assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Brigham Young University (BYU). He earned a B.S. degree in Management Information Systems from BYU in 2001 and then worked as a software engineer for five years at Intel Corporation in Chandler, Arizona. In 2011, he received a PhD in Biomedical Informatics from the University of Utah (advised by Dr. Lewis J. Frey). From 2011-2014, he was postdoctoral researcher jointly at the University of Utah (Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, advised by Dr. Andrea H. Bild) and Boston University School of Medicine (Division of Computational Biomedicine, advised by Dr. W. Evan Johnson). He teaches classes in biology and bioinformatics. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and distance running.
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Evaluating the Landscape of Compound Heterozygous Variants in Pediatric Diseases
In many cases of pediatric brain tumors, inherited DNA mutations could be an underlying cause but research into the identification of such mutations is greatly needed to propel development of new therapies. Researchers will use the Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas to complete comprehensive research into the identification of such mutations.
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