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 defines 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

  • Andrew Rula (Broad)
  • Elena Ghanaim (NHGRI)
  • Garrett Rupp (UChicago)
  • Jonathan Lawson (Broad)
  • Kristofer Langlais (NIH Office of Science Policy)
  • Natasha Bonhomme (Genetic Alliance)
  • Rich Silva (Broad)
  • Tara Matise (Rutgers)

Data Processing Working Group

The data processing working group defines the processes 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

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

Members

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

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

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

Members

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

Portal Working Group

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

Co-Chairs

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

Members

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

Outreach Working Group

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

Chair

Jeff Leek (JHU)

Members

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

Technical Working Group

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

Chair

  • James Taylor (JHU)

Members

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