Fergus J. Couch, Ph.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1997
    Senior Research Investigator - Molecular GeneticsUniversity of Pennsylvania
  2. 1996
    Post-doctoral Fellowship - Molecular GeneticsUniversity of Pennsylvania
  3. 1994
    Post-doctoral Fellowship - Cancer GeneticsUniversity of Michigan
  4. 1993
    Post-doctoral Fellowship - Cancer GeneticsHoward Hughes Medical Institute, University of Michigan
  5. 1992
    PhD - BiochemistryUniversity College Cork
  6. 1989
    BSc - BiochemistryUniversity College Cork

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Outstanding Investigator for Breast Cancer Research, funded by the Susan G. Komen RecipientsAmerican Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  2. 2015
    Zbigniew and Anna M. Scheller Professor of Medical Research Named Professorship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  3. 2013
    Investigator of the YearMayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  4. 1998
    Howard Temin Career Development AwardNational Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  5. 1998
    Research AwardPardee Foundation
  6. 1997
    Hoffman LaRoche Young Investigator AwardAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  7. 1997
    Career Development AwardUnited States Department of Defense
  8. 1996
    Travel AwardAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  9. 1995
    Postdoctoral Basic Research Award FinalistAmerican Society of Human Genetics
  10. 1994
    National Research Service AwardNational Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  11. 1992
    Howard Hughes Postdoctoral FellowshipUniversity of Michigan
  12. 1990
    Visiting Scholar Fellowship, AnesthesiologyUniversity of Wisconsin
  13. 1989
    Irish National Science and Engineering Graduate AwardIrish Science and Technology Agency
  14. 1989
    Graduate FellowshipIrish Science and Technology Agency, Ireland
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Professional memberships

  1. 2016
    MemberEpigenomics Recruitment Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  2. 2016
    MemberExternal Advisory Committee, Breast Cancer SPORE, Vanderbilt University
  3. 2016
    MemberIBM-Watson Initiative, American Cancer Society
  4. 2016
    MemberNCI Roundtable Traceback Initiative, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  5. 2015 - present
    MemberFaculty Recruitment Committee, Division of Experimental Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  6. 2015 - present
    ChairVariant Interpretation Committee, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) BRCA Challenge
  7. 2015 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Variant Evidence Gathering Committee
  8. 2015 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Variant Classification Committee, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) BRCA Challenge
  9. 2015 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Hereditary Cancer Working Group, ClinGen
  10. 2015 - present
    MemberMolecular Working Group, AURORA Project, Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium (TBCRC)
  11. 2015 - present
    MemberBreast and Ovarian Cancer Gene Classification Committee, ClinGen
  12. 2015 - present
    MemberTriple Negative Breast Cancer Working Group, Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium (TBCRC)
  13. 2015 - present
    MemberLocoregional Recurrence Working Group, Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium (TBCRC)
  14. 2014 - present
    Internal Project ReviewerT32 Genetic Epidemiology Training Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  15. 2014 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Prospective Registry of MultiPlex Testing (PROMPT)
  16. 2014 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) BRCA Challenge
  17. 2013 - present
    ChairDivision of Experimental Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  18. 2009
    Co-FounderEvidence-based Network for the Interpretation of Germline Mutant Alleles (ENGIMA) Consortium
  19. 2009 - present
    Steering CommitteeEvidence-based Network for the Interpretation of Germline Mutant Alleles (ENGIMA) Consortium
  20. 2009 - present
    MemberCOMPLEXO International Breast Cancer Family Sequencing Consortium
  21. 2009 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, COMPLEXO International Breast Cancer Family Sequencing Consortium
  22. 2009 - present
    MemberFunctional Working Group, Evidence-based Network for the Interpretation of Germline Mutant Alleles (ENGIMA) Consortium
  23. 2009 - present
    Steering CommitteeCOMPLEXO International Breast Cancer Family Sequencing Consortium
  24. 2008 - 2015
    MemberResearch Personnel Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Research Committee
  25. 2008
    MemberEagles Cancer Research Fund Award Review Committee, Eagles Fellowship Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  26. 2007 - 2008
    Development Project Award ReviewerMayo Clinic Prostate Cancer SPORE
  27. 2007 - 2008
    MemberFaculty Recruitment Committee, Division of Experimental Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  28. 2007 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  29. 2006
    MemberCandidate Project Review, Mayo Clinic Gastrointestinal (GI) SPORE
  30. 2006 - present
    Development Project Award ReviewerMayo Clinic Breast Cancer SPORE, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  31. 2005
    MemberEagles Cancer Research Fund Award Review Committee, Eagles Fellowship Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  32. 2005 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2
  33. 2004 - 2010
    MemberSteering Committee, Breast Cancer Association Consortium (BCAC)
  34. 2004 - 2005
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  35. 2002 - 2004
    Educational CoordinatorTumor Biology Program, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  36. 2001 - 2003
    Co-LeaderBreast Cancer Research Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  37. 2001 - present
    MemberCell Biology Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  38. 2000 - 2010
    MemberEpidemiology and Risk Assessment Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  39. 2000 - 2005
    MemberEducational Committee, Tumor Biology Program, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  40. 2000 - 2001
    CoordinatorSURF, Tumor Biology Program, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  41. 1999 - 2002
    MemberSteering Committee, Ovarian Cancer Research Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  42. 1999
    MemberMayo Clinic CR75 Review Pannel
  43. 1999
    SecretarySteering Committee, Breast Cancer Information Core (BIC) Website
  44. 1999 - present
    MemberSteering Committee/Operations Committee, Breast Cancer Research Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  45. 1999 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Women's Cancer Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  46. 1999 - present
    MemberBreast Cancer Operations Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  47. 1998 - 2006
    MemberTumor Biology Program, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  48. 1998 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Breast Cancer Information Core (BIC) Website
  49. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  50. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Human Genetics
  51. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
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