Daniel C Koboldt, MS

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Biography

Dan Koboldt is a Principal Investigator at the Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital, and a Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University.

Previously, he worked as a staff scientist for the Genome Institute at Washington University, where he contributed to high-profile projects including the first cancer genome (AML1), the Cancer Genome Atlas, the 1,000 Genomes Project, and the Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project.

He is the developer of VarScan, a widely-used somatic mutation caller for next-generation sequencing data, and MendelScan, a variant prioritization and disease gene mapping tool for family-based sequencing studies of inherited disease.

At Nationwide Children’s, his group specializes in developing tools for the analysis and interpretation of next-generation sequencing data, particularly as applied to study rare genetic diseases in children.

Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 08/01/2016

Graduate School Washington University in St. Louis Date Completed: 05/01/2007
Undergraduate School University of Missouri Date Completed: 12/30/2001
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Institute for Genomic Medicine