Working Groups

AnVIL's working groups take on the responsibility for specific portions of the project and its day-to-day operations. Working groups are dynamic and are formulated as needed in the course of the project.

Data Access Working Group

The Data Access working group will define the methods used to securely control and grant access to restricted access datasets hosted within AnVIL, including managing automated credential handoff and developing streamlined processes for handling Data Access Requests.

Co-Chairs

  • Carolyn Hutter (NHGRI)
  • Stacey Donnelly (Broad)

Members

  • Jonathan Lawson (Broad)
  • Elena Ghanaim (NHGRI)
  • Andrew Rula (Broad)
  • Rich Silva (Broad)
  • Garrett Rupp (UChicago)

Data Processing Working Group

The data processing working group will define the process for data ingestion and quality control, including definition of submittal data formats, while providing oversight for pipelines that will be used to process data, including joint variant calling.

Co-Chairs

  • Ira Hall (WashU)
  • Eric Banks (Broad)

Members

  • Charlotte Tolonen (Broad)
  • Haley Abel (WashU)
  • Andrew Rula (Broad)
  • Rich Silva (Broad)
  • Qiong Liu (UChicago)
  • Sean Burke (UChicago)
  • Garrett Rupp (UChicago)
  • Jason Walker (WashU)
  • Adam Coffman (WashU)

Phenotype Working Group

The Phenotype Working Group ensures that the datasets hosted in AnVIL are incorporated in a manner that facilitates research driven by phenotypic questions.

Co-Chairs

  • Robert Carroll (VUMC)
  • David Crosslin (EMERGE - UW)

Members

  • Kyle Ellrott (OHSU)
  • Ada Hamosh (CMG - JHMI)
  • Melissa Haendel (OHSU)
  • James Knight (CMG - Yale)
  • Steve Buyske (CCDG)
  • Kristin Wuichet (VUMC)
  • Andrew Rula (Broad)
  • Rich Silva (Broad)
  • Garrett Rupp (UChicago)
  • Sean Burke (UChicago)
  • Qiong Liu (UChicago)

Portal Working Group

The portal working group organizes and publishes AnVIL's website.

Co-Chairs

  • James Taylor (JHU)
  • Benedict Paten (UCSC)

Members

  • Kevin Osborn (UCSC)
  • Dave Rogers (UCSC, Clever Canary)
  • Fran McDade (Clever Canary)
  • Enis Afgan (JHU)
  • Mo Heydarian (JHU)
  • Abbey George (UChicago)
  • Eric Karofsky (Broad)

Outreach Working Group

The Outreach working group provides training and support solutions for the AnVIL project.

Chair

Jeff Leek (JHU)

Members

  • Geraldine Van der Auwera (Broad)
  • Jeremy Goecks (OHSU)
  • Kasper Hansen (JHU)
  • John Muschelli (JHU)
  • James Taylor (JHU)
  • Salin Thomas (Broad)
  • Kevin Osborn (UCSC)
  • Andrew Rula (Broad)
  • Rich Silva (Broad)
  • Mo Heydarian (JHU)

Technical Working Group

AnVIL's technical working provides direction and recommendations to the developers of the AnVIL project.

Chair

  • James Taylor (JHU)

Members

  • Clare Bernard (Broad)
  • Enis Afgan (JHU)
  • Martin Morgan (RPCI)
  • Vince Carey (HMS)
  • Bob Grossman (UC)
  • Benedict Paten (UCSC)
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