Faculty
Oncology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Felicia I. Gomez

Felicia I. Gomez, PhD

Assistant Professor

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 (office)
  • 314-286-1810 (fax)
  • Division of Oncology
    Mail Stop 8007-0066-05
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO
  • Room 5140, 4444 Forest Park Avenue (office)
  • Room 5140, 4444 Forest Park Avenue (lab)

Peer-reviewed Manuscripts

  • Phase 1/Dose Expansion Trial of Brentuximab Vedotin and Lenalidomide in Relapsed or Refractory Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
    Ward JP, Berrien-Elliott MM, Gomez F, Luo J, Becker-Hapak M, Cashen AF, Wagner-Johnston ND, Maddocks K, Mosior M, Foster M, Krysiak K, Schmidt A, Skidmore ZL, Desai S, Watkins MP, Fischer A, Griffith M, Griffith OL, Fehniger TA, Bartlett NL
    Blood 2022 Mar 31;139(13):1999-2010
  • Standard Operating Procedure for Somatic Variant Refinement of Sequencing Data With Paired Tumor and Normal Samples
    Barnell EK, Ronning P, Campbell KM, Krysiak K, Ainscough BJ, Sheta LM, Pema SP, Schmidt AD, Richters M, Cotto KC, Danos AM, Ramirez C, Skidmore ZL, Spies NC, Hundal J, Sediqzad MS, Kunisaki J, Gomez F, Trani L, Matlock M, Wagner AH, Swamidass SJ, Griffith M, Griffith OL
    Genet Med 2019 Apr;21(4):972-981
  • Single-Agent Ibrutinib in Relapsed or Refractory Follicular Lymphoma: A Phase 2 Consortium Trial
    Bartlett NL, Costello BA, LaPlant BR, Ansell SM, Kuruvilla JG, Reeder CB, Thye LS, Anderson DM, Krysiak K, Ramirez C, Qi J, Siegel BA, Griffith M, Griffith OL, Gomez F*, Fehniger TA* (co-last authors)
    Blood 2018 Jan 11;131(2):182-190
  • 1000 Genomes-Based Meta-Analysis Identifies 10 Novel Loci for Kidney Function
    Gorski M, van der Most PJ, Teumer A, Chu AY, Li M, Mijatovic V, Nolte IM, Cocca M, Taliun D, Gomez F, Li Y, Tayo B, Tin A, Feitosa MF, Aspelund T, Attia J, Biffar R, Bochud M, Boerwinkle E, Borecki I, Bottinger EP, Chen MH, Chouraki V, Ciullo M, Coresh J, Cornelis MC, Curhan GC, d'Adamo AP, Dehghan A, Dengler L, Ding J, Eiriksdottir G, Endlich K, Enroth S, Esko T, Franco OH, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Girotto G, Gottesman O, Gudnason V, Gyllensten U, Hancock SJ, Harris TB, Helmer C, Hollerer S, Hofer E, Hofman A, Holliday EG, Homuth G, Hu FB, Huth C, Hutri-Kahonen N, Hwang SJ, Imboden M, Johansson A, Kahonen M, Konig W, Kramer H, Kramer BK, Kumar A, Kutalik Z, Lambert JC, Launer LJ, Lehtimaki T, de Borst M, Navis G, Swertz M, Liu Y, Lohman K, Loos RJF, Lu Y, Lyytikainen LP, McEvoy MA, Meisinger C, Meitinger T, Metspalu A, Metzger M, Mihailov E, Mitchell P, Nauck M, Oldehinkel AJ, Olden M, Wjh Penninx B, Pistis G, Pramstaller PP, Probst-Hensch N, Raitakari OT, Rettig R, Ridker PM, Rivadeneira F, Robino A, Rosas SE, Ruderfer D, Ruggiero D, Saba Y, Sala C, Schmidt H, Schmidt R, Scott RJ, Sedaghat S, Smith AV, Sorice R, Stengel B, Stracke S, Strauch K, Toniolo D, Uitterlinden AG, Ulivi S, Viikari JS, Volker U, Vollenweider P, Volzke H, Vuckovic D, Waldenberger M, Jin Wang J, Yang Q, Chasman DI, Tromp G, Snieder H, Heid IM, Fox CS, Kottgen A, Pattaro C, Boger CA, Fuchsberger C
    Sci Rep 2017 Apr 28;7:45040
  • Recurrent Somatic Mutations Affecting B-Cell Receptor Signaling Pathway Genes in Follicular Lymphoma
    Krysiak K, Gomez F, White BS, Matlock M, Miller CA, Trani L, Fronick CC, Fulton RS, Kreisel F, Cashen AF, Carson KR, Berrien-Elliott MM, Bartlett NL, Griffith M, Griffith OL, Fehniger TA
    Blood 2017 Jan 26;129(4):473-483
  • Parent-Of-Origin Effects of the APOB Gene on Adiposity in Young Adults
    Hochner H, Allard C, Granot-Hershkovitz E, Chen J, Sitlani CM, Sazdovska S, Lumley T, McKnight B, Rice K, Enquobahrie DA, Meigs JB, Kwok P, Hivert MF, Borecki IB, Gomez F, Wang T, van Duijn C, Amin N, Rotter JI, Stamatoyannopoulos J, Meiner V, Manor O, Dupuis J, Friedlander Y, Siscovick DS
    PLoS Genet 2015 Oct 9;11(10):e1005573
  • Selection of Models for the Analysis of Risk-Factor Trees: Leveraging Biological Knowledge to Mine Large Sets of Risk Factors With Application to Microbiome Data
    Zhang Q, Abel H, Wells A, Lenzini P, Gomez F, Province MA, Templeton AA, Weinstock GM, Salzman NH, Borecki IB
    Bioinformatics 2015 May 15;31(10):1607-13
  • Admixture Mapping of Coronary Artery Calcification in African Americans From the NHLBI Family Heart Study
    Gomez F*, Wang L, Abel H, Zhang Q, Province MA, Borecki IB* (*corresponding authors)
    BMC Genet 2015 Apr 23;16:42
  • Novel Approach Identifies SNPs in SLC2A10 and KCNK9 With Evidence for Parent-Of-Origin Effect on Body Mass Index
    Hoggart CJ, Venturini G, Mangino M, Gomez F, Ascari G, Zhao JH, Teumer A, Winkler TW, Tsernikova N, Luan J, Mihailov E, Ehret GB, Zhang W, Lamparter D, Esko T, Mace A, Rueger S, Bochud PY, Barcella M, Dauvilliers Y, Benyamin B, Evans DM, Hayward C, Lopez MF, Franke L, Russo A, Heid IM, Salvi E, Vendantam S, Arking DE, Boerwinkle E, Chambers JC, Fiorito G, Grallert H, Guarrera S, Homuth G, Huffman JE, Porteous D, Moradpour D, Iranzo A, Hebebrand J, Kemp JP, Lammers GJ, Aubert V, Heim MH, Martin NG, Montgomery GW, Peraita-Adrados R, Santamaria J, Negro F, Schmidt CO, Scott RA, Spector TD, Strauch K, Volzke H, Wareham NJ, Yuan W, Bell JT, Chakravarti A, Kooner JS, Peters A, Matullo G, Wallaschofski H, Whitfield JB, Paccaud F, Vollenweider P, Bergmann S, Beckmann JS, Tafti M, Hastie ND, Cusi D, Bochud M, Frayling TM, Metspalu A, Jarvelin MR, Scherag A, Smith GD, Borecki IB, Rousson V, Hirschhorn JN, Rivolta C, Loos RJ, Kutalik Z
    PLoS Genet 2014 Jul 31;10(7):e1004508
  • Genetic Variation and Adaptation in Africa: Implications for Human Evolution and Disease
    Gomez F*, Hirbo J*, Tishkoff SA (*co-first authors)
    Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2014 Jul 1;6(7):a008524
  • Identifying Darwinian Selection Acting on Different Human APOL1 Variants Among Diverse African Populations
    Ko WY, Rajan P, Gomez F, Scheinfeldt L, An P, Winkler CA, Froment A, Nyambo TB, Omar SA, Wambebe C, Ranciaro A, Hirbo JB, Tishkoff SA
    Am J Hum Genet 2013 Jul 11;93(1):54-66
  • Patterns of Nucleotide and Haplotype Diversity at ICAM-1 Across Global Human Populations With Varying Levels of Malaria Exposure
    Gomez F, Tomas G, Ko WY, Ranciaro A, Froment A, Ibrahim M, Lema G, Nyambo TB, Omar SA, Wambebe C, Hirbo JB, Rocha J, Tishkoff SA
    Hum Genet 2013 Sep;132(9):987-99
  • Gene-Centric Meta-Analysis of Lipid Traits in African, East Asian and Hispanic Populations
    Elbers CC, Guo Y, Tragante V, van Iperen EP, Lanktree MB, Castillo BA, Chen F, Yanek LR, Wojczynski MK, Li YR, Ferwerda B, Ballantyne CM, Buxbaum SG, Chen YD, Chen WM, Cupples LA, Cushman M, Duan Y, Duggan D, Evans MK, Fernandes JK, Fornage M, Garcia M, Garvey WT, Glazer N, Gomez F, Harris TB, Halder I, Howard VJ, Keller MF, Kamboh MI, Kooperberg C, Kritchevsky SB, LaCroix A, Liu K, Liu Y, Musunuru K, Newman AB, Onland-Moret NC, Ordovas J, Peter I, Post W, Redline S, Reis SE, Saxena R, Schreiner PJ, Volcik KA, Wang X, Yusuf S, Zonderland AB, Anand SS, Becker DM, Psaty B, Rader DJ, Reiner AP, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Sale MM, Tsai MY, Borecki IB, Hegele RA, Kathiresan S, Nalls MA, Taylor HA Jr, Hakonarson H, Sivapalaratnam S, Asselbergs FW, Drenos F, Wilson JG, Keating BJ
    PLoS One 2012;7(12):e50198

Peer-reviewed Book Chapters

  • Impact of Natural Selection due to Malarial Disease on Human Genetic Variation
    Gomez F, Ko W, Davis A, Tishkoff SA
    In: Primates, Pathogens and Evolution (Brinkworth J, Pechenkina E, eds), pp 117-160, Springer, 2013
  • Evolution of the Human Erythrocyte-Specific Genes Involved in Malaria Susceptibility
    Ko W, Gomez F, Tishkoff SA
    In: Evolution In The Fast Lane: Rapidly Evolving Genes and Genetic Systems (Singh RS, Xu J, Kulathinal RJ, eds), pp 223-234, Oxford University Press, 2012

Commentaries

  • Genetic Ancestry Correlations With Driver Mutations Suggest Complex Interactions Between Somatic and Germline Variation in Cancer
    Gomez F, Griffith M, Griffith OL
    Cancer Discov 2021 Mar;11(3):534-536