Faculty
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Felicia I. Gomez, PhD

Instructor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Stem Cell Biology

Research Interests

  • Genomics of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas
  • Somatic variation in cancer across diverse human populations

Contact

  • 314-747-1547 (tel)
  • 314-286-1810 (fax)
  • Room 5140, 4444 Forest Park Avenue Building (office/lab)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8501
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO

Biosketch

Education
2002 BA in Biology (Honors) & Anthropology, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2012 PhD in Human Evolutionary Genetics, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
Post-graduate Training
2012-2015 Postdoctoral Scholar in Genetic Epidemiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2015-2018 Postdoctoral Scholar in Cancer Genomics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Academic Positions & Employment
2003-2004 Senior Laboratory Technician, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY
2018-present Instructor in Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
University & Hospital Appointments & Committees
2006-2007 Chair, Student Seminar Series, Anthropology Department, The George Washington University
2012-2015 Member-at-Large, Postdoctoral Society, Washington University School of Medicine
2013-2015 Treasurer, Diversity Postdoctoral Society, Washington University School of Medicine
2016-2017 Member, Department of Medicine Trainee Inclusion and Cultural Awareness Task Force
2017-present Co-Chair, Department of Medicine Trainee Inclusion and Cultural Awareness Task Force
Honors & Awards
2000-2002 Skidmore College Periclean Honors Society
2007 Burroughs Wellcome Ecology and Evolution Travel Scholarship (NIH-NIGMS & NSF)
2008 Student Scholarship and Travel Award, University of Washington Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics
2008 Student Travel Scholarship, Human Genome Variation Annual Meeting
2008 First Prize in Poster Competition, Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity in Graduate Education
2014 New Investigator Award, American Public Health Association, Genomics Forum
2016 Travel Award, Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution
2017-2018 Executive Committee Early Career Mentee, American Association of Physical Anthropologists
2017 Abstract Achievement Award, American Society of Hematology
Professional Societies & Organizations
2004-present Member, American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA)
2008-2012 Member, American Society of Human Genetics
2014-2015 Organizer, Women’s Mentoring Workshop Committee (AAPA)
2015-2016 Mentor, Increasing Diversity in Biological Anthropology (AAPA)
2017-present Member, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
2017-present Member, American Society of Hematology (ASH)
2017-2018 Executive Committee Early Career Mentee (AAPA)