CIViC—Democratizing Access to Cancer Variant Interpretations
During this seminar, Washington University in St. Louis’ Dr. Obi L. Griffith will present CIViC: an open access, open source, community-driven web resource for clinical interpretation of variants in cancer. The goal of this resource is to enable precision medicine by providing an educational forum for dissemination of knowledge and active discussion of the clinical significance of cancer genome alterations.
The Data Science Seminar Series presents talks from innovators in the cancer research and informatics communities both within and outside of NCI.
Dr. Griffith is an associate professor of medicine (oncology) and the assistant director of the McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He has his doctorate in medical genetics from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Griffith’s research interests include cancer informatics, clinical statistics, and breast cancer.