What we Do

We aim to catalyze genomic research by providing grant review and development services, guidance and resources for genomic researchers and genomics education in the community.

Develop common workflows

Educate the community

Support transdisciplinary research

Precision health led projects

  • Pilot funding
    • Precision health innovation awards
  • Return of Results (ROR) for research participant
    • Genetic counseling, processes for returning results
  • Genomic database access and submission
    • UK Biobank, All of Us research program, dbGaP, AnVIL, SRA
  • Institutional Genomic Consent
    • One protocol one consent, Electronic Biobank

Providing support for

  • Core Services
    • WU Biological Therapy Core Facility (BTCF), McDonnell Genome Institute (MGI)
  • Informatics Tools for Precision Health
    • Bioinformatics Workshop (BFX), pVAC, CIViC
  • Communications and Outreach
    • Women in Innovation and Technologies (WIT) program, EQUALIZE program through OTM
  • Educational Opportunities
    • Precision medicine pathway, Bioinformatics Workshop (BFX), Genomics in Medicine

Latest News

Chris Gurnett presents at NextGen Precision Health Discovery Series

Chris Gurnett presents at NextGen Precision Health Discovery Series (Links to an external site)

Dr. Christina Gurnett talked about the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences Precision Health function, including efforts to integrate of genomic and electronic health record data, engage community and research participants through return of research results, and her own basic science research developing methods to quantify the functional effects of thousands of gene variants using […]
University joins All of Us Research Program with support from the ICTS

University joins All of Us Research Program with support from the ICTS

by Julia Evangelou Strait•May 12, 2021 To help understand the complex factors that contribute to human health and disease, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has joined the All of Us Research Program, an initiative of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that seeks to build a large, detailed biomedical data resource that reflects […]

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