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Karol Bomsztyk Profile

Fields of Research

  • Precision medicine
  • Gene architecture and action
  • Molecular basis of disease

Research Summary

Technologies to discover epigenetic bases of disease


Research Statement

The Bomsztyk lab is developing high throughput technologies and computational tools to explore epigenetic bases of disease including cancer, organ injury and others. The goal is to use these user-friendly technologies to identify disease epigenetic alteration, biomarkers and druggable targets for precision medicine.


Awards and Honors

Established Investigatorship Award, American Heart Association

American Society Clinical Investigator

MERIT Award, NIH

Association of American Physicians

Co-founder Matchstick Technologies Inc. Kirkland WA

Karol Bomsztyk

Adjunct Professor
5 students

Affiliations

UW Molecular & Cellular Biology Training Program

UW Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

Attending Physician UWMC, Harborview and SCCA

Funding
NIH

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Why Pharmacology?

Karol Bomsztyk

Adjunct Professor
5 students

Affiliations

UW Molecular & Cellular Biology Training Program

UW Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

Attending Physician UWMC, Harborview and SCCA

Funding
NIH

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Contact Information

Faculty

Building:
UW Medicine SLU
Room:
Brotman 243
Box:
358050
Phone:
206-616-7949
Web Link:
https://aid.uw.edu/faculty/karol-bomsztyk-md

Lab

Building:
UW Medicine SLU
Room:
Brotman 242
Box:
358050
Phone:
205-543-1014
Web Link:
https://iscrm.uw.edu/faculty/karol-bomsztyk/

Karol Bomsztyk

Adjunct Professor
5 students

Affiliations

UW Molecular & Cellular Biology Training Program

UW Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

Attending Physician UWMC, Harborview and SCCA

Funding
NIH

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Courses

PHCOL535

Karol Bomsztyk

Adjunct Professor
5 students

Affiliations

UW Molecular & Cellular Biology Training Program

UW Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

Attending Physician UWMC, Harborview and SCCA

Funding
NIH

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Students/Postdocs

Daniel Mar (Research Scientist II)

Oleg Denisenko (Research Professor)

Stephen Scheuerman (Research Engineer)

Mason Shaw (Research Engineer)

Andrea Lius (Student)

Karol Bomsztyk

Adjunct Professor
5 students

Affiliations

UW Molecular & Cellular Biology Training Program

UW Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

Attending Physician UWMC, Harborview and SCCA

Funding
NIH

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Publications

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Bomsztyk K, Mar D, Wang Y, Denisenko O, Ware C, Frazar CD, Blattler A, Maxwell AD, MacConaghy BE, Matula TJ: PIXUL-ChIP: integrated high-throughput sample preparation and analytical platform for epigenetic studies. Nucleic Acids Res. 47:e69, 2019

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30927002

Sharifian R, Okamura DM, Denisenko O, Zager RA, Johnson A, Gharib SA, Bomsztyk K: Distinct patterns of transcriptional and epigenetic alterations characterize acute and chronic kidney injury. Sci Rep 8:17870, 2018.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30552397

Karol Bomsztyk

Adjunct Professor
5 students

Affiliations

UW Molecular & Cellular Biology Training Program

UW Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

Attending Physician UWMC, Harborview and SCCA

Funding
NIH

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