It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Dr. Paul C. Boutros as our newest faculty member. Dr. Boutros joins us from the University of Toronto. His research focuses on developing novel statistical methodologies for personalized cancer therapy.
Dr. Boutros leads the ICGC-TCGA DREAM Somatic Mutation Calling Challenge that is setting global standards for analyzing cancer genomic data, and drives programs in cancer genomics, data science and biomarker translation. In addition to his appointment in Human Genetics, Dr. Boutros is a faculty member in the Department of Urology, and he will also be taking on key leadership roles at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Institute for Precision Health.
With Graduate Student Arun Durvasula
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