Molecular Pathology & Genomics


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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



Molecular Pathology and Genomics Membership 

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Laboratory Genetics & Genomics Fellowship
Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship

Grand Rounds sponsored by the Division of Molecular Pathology and Genomics 

October 31, 2018
David Stenehjem, PharmD, BCOP
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota - Duluth 

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Recent MPG Faculty Publications

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 HTSpinocerebellar 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 ACTherapeutic 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


Annual MPG Symposium  

The first annual MPG Symposium"New Approaches for Monitoring Disease Detection in Oncology," was held October 11, 2018 at Coffman Memorial Union.  The keynote speaker was the University of Michigan's Muneesh Tewari, MD, PhD.   Maneesh TewariThe title of his talk was: The integration of cell free DNA with wearable sensors for early cancer diagnosis.

The symposium featured three additional presentations:

"Clinical significance of sinonasal teratocarcinoma (SNTCS)," Kevin Ha, DO, Blood Bank / Transfusion Medicine fellow

"Single cell sequencing of macrophages in the primary and metastatic tumor environments," Danielle Renner, PhD

"GenReport: A free literature review tool for genetic variants," Spencer Kelley and Travis Rogers