John Stamatoyannopoulos

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John Stamatoyannopoulos
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CitizenshipUnited States of America
Alma mater
  • Stanford University
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
OccupationPhysician-scientist in molecular biology and epigenomics
  • George Stamatoyannopoulos (father)

John Stamatoyannopoulos a Greek-American a physician-scientist in molecular biology and epigenomics.[1] He is a professor of genome sciences and medicine at the University of Washington where he heads the Stam Lab. [2]

Stamatoyannopoulous attended Stanford University. He received an M.D. from the University of Washington School of Medicine before completing his medical studies at Harvard Medical School. [3] [4] He is a member of the ENCODE project, and in 2012 led the international ENCODE consortium in publishing a series of papers in Nature which promoted the significance of regulatory regions within the genome. [5] [6]

John is the son of Greek geneticist George Stamatoyannopoulos.[7]

In the media



  1. Dunbar, Cynthia E.; Bodine, David M.; Nienhuis, Arthur W. (2018-08-01). "George Stamatoyannopoulos (1934–2018)". Molecular Therapy. 26 (8): 1871–1872. doi:10.1016/j.ymthe.2018.07.004. ISSN 1525-0016.
  2. "UW Genome Sciences: John Stamatoyannopoulos". Retrieved 2020-06-08.
  3. "StamLab". Retrieved 2020-06-08.
  4. "John Stamatoyannopoulos - The researcher who discovered double meaning in DNA". Retrieved 2020-06-08.
  5. Timmerman, Luke. "GlaxoSmithKline, Searching For Hit Drugs, Pours $95M Into DNA 'Dark Matter'". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-06-08.
  6. Dunham, Ian; Kundaje, Anshul; Aldred, Shelley F.; Collins, Patrick J.; Davis, Carrie A.; Doyle, Francis; Epstein, Charles B.; Frietze, Seth; Harrow, Jennifer; Kaul, Rajinder; Khatun, Jainab (September 2012). "An integrated encyclopedia of DNA elements in the human genome". Nature. 489 (7414): 57–74. doi:10.1038/nature11247. ISSN 1476-4687.
  7. "Young dreamer's early vision still influences his field". 2019-09-25. Retrieved 2020-06-08.

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