Faculty
Oncology Division
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Alex H. Wagner, PhD

Instructor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Stem Cell Biology

Research Interests

  • Cancer Informatics
  • Precision Medicine
  • Genomics
  • Clinical Genomic Knowledge Modeling

Contact

  • 314-747-9079 (phone)
  • 314-286-1810 (fax)
  • Room 4155, 4444 Forest Park Avenue
  • McDonnell Genome Institute
    Washington University
    Campus Box 8501
    4444 Forest Park Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63108

Biosketch

Education
2003-2008 BS, Biology (cum laude), Iowa State University, Ames, IA
2010-2013 Graduate Certificate, Bioinformatics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2010-2014 PhD, Computational Genetics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Academic Positions & Employment
2007 Biological Laboratory Aide, SoyBase Curation, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Ames, IA
2008-2010 Clinical Laboratory Technologist, Trace and Heavy Metals Laboratory, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
2010-2014 Graduate Research Assistant, Computational Genomics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2015-2019 Postdoctoral Research Scholar, McDonnell Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2019-present Instructor in Medicine, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Honors & Awards
2012 Outstanding Oral Presentation, 2nd Place, Midwest Eye Research Symposium, Iowa City, IA
2013 Graduate Student Senate Travel Grant, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Conference, Seattle, WA
2013 National Science Foundation Travel Grant, Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology Annual Conference, Berlin, Germany
2013 Best Poster Award, Center on Aging, Iowa Interdisciplinary Health Research, Iowa City, IA
2013 Best Student Talk, University of Iowa Annual Bioinformatics Retreat, Iowa City, IA
2013 Outstanding Student Research Award, College of Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2015 D.C. Spriestersbach Dissertation Prize, Genetics Nomination, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2018 Precision Medicine Abstract Award, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
2018 AACR-Bristol Meyers Squibb Scholar-in-Training Award, American Association for Cancer Research Annual Conference, Chicago, IL
2018 1st Place Trainee Abstract Award, Cancer Genomics Consortium Annual Conference, Nashville, TN
2019 CCG 2019 Trainee Abstract Award, ClinGen Curating the Clinical Genome Conference, Washington, DC
Editorial Responsibilities
Editor, CIViC Knowledgebase (civicdb.org)
Professional Societies & Organizations
2013-2014 Professional Member, International Society for Computational Biology
2015-present Member, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health
2016-present Member, Variant Interpretation for Cancer Consortium
2017-present Member, American Society for Human Genetics
2017-present Associate Member, American Association for Cancer Research
2017-present Member, Cancer Genomics Consortium
2018-present GKS VR Lead, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health
2018-present Co-director, Variant Interpretation for Cancer Consortium