Reyka Glencora Jayasinghe, PhD

Reyka Glencora Jayasinghe, PhD


Division of Oncology
Mail Stop 8007-0041-03
Washington University
660 South Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110



  • Graduate (Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Genetics and Genomics, Washington University in St. Louis)
  • Undergraduate (B.S. Cell and Molecular Biology, minor in Math and Chemistry, San Francisco State University)

Academic Positions

  • Student Research Assistant, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Student Research Assistant, San Francisco State University
  • Graduate Student Researcher, Washington University School of Medicine
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Washington University School of Medicine

Teaching Titles & Responsibilities

  • Graduate School Preparation and Scientific Presentations Course Leader, Opportunities in Genomics Research Program (OGR), McDonnell Genomic Institute (MGI)

Honors & Awards

  • 2018: Academic Women’s Network: Rosalind Kornfeld Student Leadership Award
  • 2018-2013: Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis
  • 2013-2012: Research Infrastructure in Minority Institutions (RIMI) Student Scholar