Stephen Piccolo, PhD
Assistant professor
Brigham Young University

Stephen R. Piccolo is an assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Brigham Young University (BYU). He earned a B.S. degree in Management Information Systems from BYU in 2001 and then worked as a software engineer for five years at Intel Corporation in Chandler, Arizona. In 2011, he received a PhD in Biomedical Informatics from the University of Utah (advised by Dr. Lewis J. Frey). From 2011-2014, he was postdoctoral researcher jointly at the University of Utah (Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, advised by Dr. Andrea H. Bild) and Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine (Division of Computational Biomedicine, advised by Dr. W. Evan Johnson).

Postdoctoral Fellow (Previously held)
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

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  1. Parker AC, Quinteros BI, Piccolo SR. The DNA methylation landscape of five pediatric-tumor types. PeerJ. 2022; 10:e13516. PMID: 35707123; PMCID: PMC9190670; DOI: 10.7717/peerj.13516;
  2. Piccolo SR, Mecham A, Golightly NP, Johnson JL, Miller DB. The ability to classify patients based on gene-expression data varies by algorithm and performance metric. PLoS Comput Biol. 2022 03; 18(3):e1009926. PMID: 35275931; PMCID: PMC8942277; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1009926;
  3. Miller DB, Piccolo SR. trioPhaser: using Mendelian inheritance logic to improve genomic phasing of trios. BMC Bioinformatics. 2021 Nov 22; 22(1):559. PMID: 34809557; PMCID: PMC8607709; DOI: 10.1186/s12859-021-04470-4;
  4. Pennington KL, McEwan CM, Woods J, Muir CM, Pramoda Sahankumari AG, Eastmond R, Balasooriya ER, Egbert CM, Kaur S, Heaton T, McCormack KK, Piccolo SR, Kurokawa M, Andersen JL. SGK2, 14-3-3, and HUWE1 Cooperate to Control the Localization, Stability, and Function of the Oncoprotein PTOV1. Mol Cancer Res. 2022 02; 20(2):231-243. PMID: 34654719; PMCID: PMC8816884; DOI: 10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-20-1076;
  5. Piccolo SR, Ence ZE, Anderson EC, Chang JT, Bild AH. Simplifying the development of portable, scalable, and reproducible workflows. Elife. 2021 10 13; 10. PMID: 34643507; PMCID: PMC8514239; DOI: 10.7554/eLife.71069;
  6. Miller DB, Robison R, Piccolo SR. Toward a methodology for evaluating DNA variants in nuclear families. PLoS One. 2021; 16(10):e0258375. PMID: 34624066; PMCID: PMC8500447; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0258375;
  7. Miranda SP, Baião FA, Fleck JL, Piccolo SR. Predicting drug sensitivity of cancer cells based on DNA methylation levels. PLoS One. 2021; 16(9):e0238757. PMID: 34506489; PMCID: PMC8432830; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0238757;
  8. Nwosu IO, Piccolo SR. A systematic review of datasets that can help elucidate relationships among gene expression, race, and immunohistochemistry-defined subtypes in breast cancer. Cancer Biol Ther. 2021 09 02; 22(7-9):417-429. PMID: 34412551; PMCID: PMC8489952; DOI: 10.1080/15384047.2021.1953902;
  9. Miller DB, Piccolo SR. A Survey of Compound Heterozygous Variants in Pediatric Cancers and Structural Birth Defects. Front Genet. 2021; 12:640242. PMID: 33828584; PMCID: PMC8019969; DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2021.640242;
  10. El-Chaar NN, Smith TE, Shrestha G, Piccolo SR, Harper MK, Van Wagoner RM, Lu Z, Venancio AR, Ireland CM, Bild AH, Moos PJ. Topsentinol L Trisulfate, a Marine Natural Product That Targets Basal-like and Claudin-Low Breast Cancers. Mar Drugs. 2021 Jan 18; 19(1). PMID: 33477536; PMCID: PMC7831112; DOI: 10.3390/md19010041;
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