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.

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