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Prof. Shashikant Kulkarni is the vice chair of research of Molecular and Human Genetics in Baylor College of Medicine. He also serves as Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President of Baylor Genetics and Co-Program Director of American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) Laboratory Genetics Fellowship. His research focuses on the following related areas: 1) Understanding cancer genomes by elucidating various classes of genomic alterations and discovering recurring mutations relevant for pathogenesis: using whole genome, exome, and transcriptome sequencing to discover recurring mutations that are potentially relevant for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) pathogenesis and to understand clonal diversity and relapse. 2) Developing standards and guidelines for the interpretation of sequence variants. 3) Design and optimization of next-generation sequencing technical and informatics pipelines for clinical laboratory practice.
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