Matthew J. Ferber, Ph.D.

  1. Medical Geneticist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Wilson's disease
  1. Genetic panel
  • Clinical next generation DNA sequencing
  • Quality control and quality assurance in the molecular diagnostic laboratory
  • Mutation identification in the ATP7B gene in patients with Wilson's disease
  • Cancer genetics
  1. 2005
    Post Doctoral Fellowship - Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Division of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology. Directed by Drs. Stephen N. Thibodeau, D. Brian Dawson, Kevin C. Halling, and W. Edward HighsmithMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 2003
    PhDMolecular Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1995
    BS - Major Biology / Minor ChemistryUniversity of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Certifications

  1. 2005
    Clinical Molecular GeneticsAmerican Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - 2016
    Associate Director for Business DevelopmentMayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  2. 2013 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Gastrointestinal Hereditary Tumours
  3. 2012 - present
    Founder and ChairDepartment of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Division of Laboratory Genetics, Clinical Genome Sequencing Laboratory
  4. 2012 - present
    Co-ChairClinGen, Hereditary Cancer Working Group
  5. 2012 - present
    MemberClinGen, Germline Variant Curation Subcommittee
  6. 2012 - present
    ChairClinGen, Gene Curation Subcommittee, Hereditary Colon Cancer Working Group
  7. 2011 - 2014
    Co-ChairClinomics Program, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  8. 2011 - present
    Next Generation Sequencing Standardization of Clinical Testing, MemberDepartment of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  9. 2009 - 2016
    MemberData Source Laboratory Oversight Group, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  10. 2007 - 2016
    DirectorDepartment of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Division of Laboratory Genetics, Clinical Sanger Sequencing Core Facility
  11. 2007 - 2013
    MemberWilson Disease Association
  12. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  13. 2006 - 2013
    MemberAmerican Society of Human Genetics
  14. 2006 - present
    MemberAssociation for Molecular Pathology
  15. 2005 - 2010
    Workgroup LeaderWeb site Work Group, Division of Laboratory Genetics and Genomics, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  16. 2005 - 2007
    Division RepresentativeInformation Management Oversight Committee, Division of Laboratory Genetics and Genomics, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  17. 2005 - present
    Director of QA and QCMolecular Genetics Laboratory, Division of Laboratory Genetics and Genomics, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
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Research activities

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