Shruti Rao, MS, MBA
Research Associate II (Bioinformatics) / Program Manager
Shruti is a Research Associate II (Bioinformatics) / Program Manager at the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics at Georgetown University. She has over 8 years of professional experience working in biomedical informatics, particularly in curating biomarkers for cancer precision medicine, developing standards to annotate and report clinically relevant variants, and conduct functional analyses and interpretation of multi-omics data using different bioinformatics tools and resources.
Additionally, Shruti manages several interdisciplinary and multi-institutional research collaborations at ICBI. She is the coordinator and senior biocurator for the ClinGen Somatic Cancer Working Group and leads the Virtual Molecular Tumor Board effort of the GA4GH Variant Interpretation for Cancer Consortium. She is also the program coordinator for the Master’s in Health Informatics and Data Science program at Georgetown University.
Shruti has a B.Tech in Biotechnology from SRM University, India; a Masters in Molecular Biotechnology from The George Washington University; and an MBA with honors in International Business Diplomacy from Georgetown University.
- Adapting crowdsourced clinical cancer curation in CIViC to the ClinGen minimum variant level data community‐driven stand…AM Danos, DI Ritter, AH Wagner, K Krysiak, D Sonkin, C Micheel, … Human mutation 39 (11), 1721-1732 , 2018
- 21. Cancer curation in the clinical genome resource (on behalf of the ClinGen Somatic Working Group)G Raca, D Ritter, C Micheel, D Sonkin, M McCoy, P McGarvey, S Rao, … Cancer Genetics 226, 44 , 2018
- 29. Integrating ClinGen somatic cancer variant description standards into crowdsourced curation technology via CIViC dat…A Danos, D Ritter, K Krysiak, D Sonkin, C Micheel, M McCoy, S Rao, … Cancer Genetics 226, 47 , 2018
- Eye-Tracking Study to Enhance Usability of Molecular Diagnostics Reports in Cancer Precision MedicineV Sharma, A Fong, RA Beckman, S Rao, SM Boca, PB McGarvey, … JCO Precision Oncology , 2018
- MKTTP Sofie Ellebæk Pollmann, Valerie S. Calvert, Shruti Rao, Simina M Boca … Molecular Cancer Therapeutics , 2018