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John H. Letaw

  • Computational Biology Program, School of Medicine


John Letaw designs, implements, and supports clinical bioinformatics tools and processes for the Knight Diagnostic Laboratories.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • M.S., 2012, University of Oregon

Areas of interest

  • Clinical Genetics Informatics
  • Clinical Accreditation Fulfillment Automation
  • Analysis Workflow Reproducibility


Selected publications

  • Bimber, Ben N., et al. "Whole-genome characterization in pedigreed non-human primates using genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS) and imputation." BMC Genomics (2016): 17(1).
  • Braasch, Ingo, et al. "Connectivity of vertebrate genomes: Paired-related homeobox (Prrx) genes in spotted gar, basal teleosts, and tetrapods." Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology 163 (2014): 24-36.
  • Braasch, Ingo, et al. "The spotted gar genome illuminates vertebrate evolution and facilitates human-teleost comparisons." Nature genetics 48.4 (2016): 427-437.
  • Jing, Xu, et al. “Anti-Müllerian hormone is produced heterogeneously in primate preantral follicles and is a potential biomarker for follicle growth and oocyte maturation in vitro.” Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics (2016): 33(12):1-11.
  • Predazzi, Irene, et al. “HDL Function and Genetic Regulation in a Nonhuman Primate Model of HDL Cholesterol Extremes.” Conference: American Heart Association Scientific Sessions: Volume: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (2016): 36(A198).


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