Fergus J. Couch, Ph.D.

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  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
    Career Development AwardUnited States Department of Defense
  7. 1997
    Hoffman LaRoche Young Investigator AwardAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  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

Professional memberships

  1. 2016
    MemberExternal Advisory Committee, Breast Cancer SPORE, Vanderbilt University
  2. 2016
    MemberIBM-Watson Initiative, American Cancer Society
  3. 2016
    MemberNCI Roundtable Traceback Initiative, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  4. 2016
    MemberEpigenomics Recruitment Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  5. 2016
    Intramural Program Review CommitteeDivision of Cancer Genetics and Epidemiology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  6. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Clinical Oncology
  7. 2015 - present
    MemberFaculty Recruitment Committee, Division of Experimental Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  8. 2015 - present
    ChairVariant Interpretation Committee, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) BRCA Challenge
  9. 2015 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Variant Evidence Gathering Committee
  10. 2015 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Variant Classification Committee, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) BRCA Challenge
  11. 2015 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Hereditary Cancer Working Group, Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen)
  12. 2015 - present
    MemberMolecular Working Group, AURORA Project, Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium (TBCRC)
  13. 2015 - present
    MemberBreast and Ovarian Cancer Gene Classification Committee, Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen)
  14. 2015 - present
    MemberTriple Negative Breast Cancer Working Group, Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium (TBCRC)
  15. 2015 - present
    MemberLocoregional Recurrence Working Group, Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium (TBCRC)
  16. 2015 - present
    Intramural Program Review CommitteeCancer Genetics Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  17. 2014 - present
    Internal Project ReviewerT32 Genetic Epidemiology Training Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  18. 2014 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Prospective Registry of MultiPlex Testing (PROMPT)
  19. 2014 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) BRCA Challenge
  20. 2014 - present
    Review CommitteeBreakthrough Breast Cancer Program, Institute for Cancer Research
  21. 2013 - present
    ChairDivision of Experimental Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  22. 2013
    MemberCareer Faculty Recruitment External Review Committee, Cancer Research UK
  23. 2012
    MemberSite Visit Committee, Cancer Research UK
  24. 2009
    Co-FounderEvidence-based Network for the Interpretation of Germline Mutant Alleles (ENGIMA) Consortium
  25. 2009 - present
    Steering CommitteeEvidence-based Network for the Interpretation of Germline Mutant Alleles (ENGIMA) Consortium
  26. 2009 - present
    MemberCOMPLEXO International Breast Cancer Family Sequencing Consortium
  27. 2009 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, COMPLEXO International Breast Cancer Family Sequencing Consortium
  28. 2009 - present
    MemberFunctional Working Group, Evidence-based Network for the Interpretation of Germline Mutant Alleles (ENGIMA) Consortium
  29. 2009 - present
    Steering CommitteeCOMPLEXO International Breast Cancer Family Sequencing Consortium
  30. 2008 - 2015
    MemberResearch Personnel Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Research Committee
  31. 2008
    MemberEagles Cancer Research Fund Award Review Committee, Eagles Fellowship Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  32. 2007 - 2008
    Development Project Award ReviewerMayo Clinic Prostate Cancer SPORE
  33. 2007 - 2008
    MemberFaculty Recruitment Committee, Division of Experimental Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  34. 2007 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  35. 2006
    MemberCandidate Project Review, Mayo Clinic Gastrointestinal (GI) SPORE
  36. 2006 - present
    Development Project Award ReviewerMayo Clinic Breast Cancer SPORE, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  37. 2005
    MemberEagles Cancer Research Fund Award Review Committee, Eagles Fellowship Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  38. 2005 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1/2
  39. 2004 - 2010
    MemberSteering Committee, Breast Cancer Association Consortium (BCAC)
  40. 2004 - 2005
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  41. 2002 - 2004
    Educational CoordinatorTumor Biology Program, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  42. 2001 - 2003
    Co-LeaderBreast Cancer Research Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  43. 2001 - present
    MemberCell Biology Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  44. 2000 - 2010
    MemberEpidemiology and Risk Assessment Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  45. 2000 - 2001
    CoordinatorSURF, Tumor Biology Program, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  46. 2000 - 2005
    MemberEducational Committee, Tumor Biology Program, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  47. 1999
    MemberMayo Clinic CR75 Review Pannel
  48. 1999 - 2002
    MemberSteering Committee, Ovarian Cancer Research Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  49. 1999
    SecretarySteering Committee, Breast Cancer Information Core (BIC) Website
  50. 1999 - present
    MemberSteering Committee/Operations Committee, Breast Cancer Research Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  51. 1999 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Women's Cancer Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  52. 1999 - present
    MemberBreast Cancer Operations Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  53. 1998 - 2006
    MemberTumor Biology Program, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  54. 1998 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Breast Cancer Information Core (BIC) Website
  55. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  56. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Human Genetics
  57. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
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Publications

Research activities

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