CGDS Attends ACMG 2023 in Salt Lake City, UT

Left to right: Dr. Manavalan Gajapathy, Dr. Gurpreet Kaur, Tarun Mamidi, Dr. Liz Worthey

Tarun Mamidi gave a platform presentation on applying his thesis work to identify pathogenic variants causing Neurofibromatosis disease. Mana and Gurpreet also gave poster presentations on their projects. Here are the abstracts submitted to the conference –

  1. Presented by Mana – P464: ROH pipeline enables analysis of regions of homozygosity using next generation sequencing data
  2. Presented by Gurpreet – P492: Identification of molecular modifiers of disease in a group of systematically phenotyped patients with cystic fibrosis
  3. Presented by Tarun – O48: DITTO4NF: In silico classification and prioritization of likely pathogenic variants for NF1 using explainable machine learning

Gurpreet was awarded Office of Postdoctoral Education (OPE) Travel Award for ACMG2023 to present her work on Cystic Fibrosis

Tarun giving his platform presentation at ACMG on DITTO4NF.
Gurpreet presenting her poster on Cystic Fibrosis