Thomas Wu - Principal Scientist, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

Thomas Wu

Principal Scientist, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

"I am inspired by the tremendous resources we have at Genentech, and by the unprecedented volumes of high-throughput data that are now available. Much of our motivation comes from the opportunity to use such data to discover biological phenomena and possible insights to develop new therapeutics."
Years at Genentech
Awards & Honors

I came to Genentech because it provided an interdisciplinary and open environment where I could apply my background in medicine and computer science to solve challenging and important problems.

Featured Publication

Recurrent R-spondin fusions in colon cancer

Nature 488/7413 pg.660-664 2012 [0028-0836]

Seshagiri, Somasekar; Stawiski, Eric W. ; Durinck, Steffen; Modrusan, Zora; Storm, Elaine E.; Conboy, Caitlin B.; Chaudhuri, Subhra; Guan, Yinghui; Janakiraman, Vasantharajan; Jaiswal, Bijay S.; Guillory, Joseph; Ha, Connie; Dijkgraaf, Gerrit J. P. ;Stinson, Jeremy; Gnad, Florian; Huntley, Melanie A.; Degenhardt, Jeremiah D.; Haverty, Peter M.; Bourgon, Richard; Wang, Weiru ; Koeppen, Hartmut; Gentleman, Robert; Starr, Timothy K.; Zhang, Zemin; Largaespada, David A.; Wu, Thomas D. ; de Sauvage, Frederic J.