The application for the 2023 Coding for Cancer Program is now live. Go to the link below to apply today.
The application must be submitted by 11:59 pm PT on April 7th, 2023. Recommendations are not required, but please supply information for one reference who we may contact. Please apply early. A PDF preview of the application can be found here. Do not fill out the preview PDF, it will not count as an application submission.
Katherine is from Seattle, WA and graduated from the University of Washington where she majored in Microbiology and Japanese. She is currently a staff scientist in the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington in the Nickerson Lab (Northwest Genomics Center). Her work collaborates with the All of Us program which focuses on increasing diversity in health database data by sequencing and genotyping 1 million Americans from different ethnic groups. This data aims to find potential disease causing variants, develop treatments, and potential disease prevention in the future.
Gabby studied Applied Mathematics-Biology at Brown University, and she is currently a 3rd year PhD student in the Genome Sciences program at the University of Washington. She is currently studying the functional effects of CYP2D6 variants, a gene responsible for metabolizing many common drugs.