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Robin T. Varghese, PhD

Robin T. Varghese

Robin T. Varghese, PhD

Assistant Professor for Biomedical Sciences
Campus: 
Virginia Campus
Department/Discipline: 
Email: 
rvarghese [at] vt.vcom.edu

Education

2017 Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine Postdoc
2016 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University PhD-Genetics, Bioformatics, and Computational Biology
2006 Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi BS-Biology

Awards and Honors

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, NSF S STEM Award, 2013-2014

Publications

Year Published Faculty Citation PMID
2019

Anandakrishnan R, Varghese R, Kinney N, Garner HR. Estimating the number of genetic mutations (hits) required for tumorigenesis based on the distribution of somatic mutations. PLoS Comput Biol. 2019 Mar 7;15(3):e1006881. PMID: 30845172.

30845172
2019

Dash S, Kinney N, Varghese R, Garner H, Feng W, Anandakrishnan R. Differentiating between cancer and normal tissue samples using multi-hit combinations of genetic mutations. Sci Rep. 2019 Jan 30;9(1):1005. PMID: 30700767.

30700767
2019

Kinney N, Titus-Glover K, Wren JD, Varghese RT, Michalak P, Liao H, Anandakrishnan R, Pulenthiran A, Kang L, Garner HR. CAGm: a Repository of Germline Microsatellite Variations in the 1000 Genomes Project, Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Jan 8;47(D1):D39-D45. PMID: 30329086.

30329086
2019

Sheng KL, Pridham KJ, Sheng Z, Lamouille S, Varghese RT. Functional Blockade of Small GTPase RAN Inhibits Glioblastoma Cell Viability. Frontiers in Oncology. 2019 Jan 8;8:662. PMID: 30671385.

30671385
2018

Kinney N, Larsen TR, Kim DM, Varghese RT, Poelzing S, Garner HR, AlMahameed ST. Whole Exome Sequencing Reveals Microsatellites DNA Markers for Response to Dofetilide Initiation in Patients with Persistent Atrial Fibrillation, A Pilot Study.  Clin Cardiol. 2018 Apr 19. PMID: 29671888.

29671888
2018

Varghese RT, Young S, Pham L, Liang Y, Pridham KJ, Guo S, Murphy S, Kelly DF, Sheng Z. Casein Kinase 1 Epsilon Regulates Glioblastoma Cell Survival. Scientific Reports. 2018 Sep 11;8(1):13621. PMID: 30206363.

30206363
2017

Velmurugan KR, Varghese RT, Fonville NC, Garner HR. High-depth, high-accuracy microsatellite genotyping enables precision lung cancer risk classification. Oncogene. 2017 Jul 31. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 28759038.

28759038
2017

Kinney N, Varghese RT, Anandakrishnan R, Garner HR. ZDHHC3 as a risk and mortality marker for breast cancer in African American Women. Cancer Informatics. 2017;16:1–6. PMID: 29276372.

29276372
2017

Pridham, KJ, Varghese RT, Sheng Z. The Role of Class IA PI3K Catalytic Subunits in Glioblastoma. Frontiers in Oncology. 2017 Dec 15.