Working Groups

Steering Committee – develops strategic plan

  • Joseph Costello, UCSF, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Do-Hyun Nam, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
  • Roel Verhaak, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA

Clinical Annotation Committee – maintains standardized clinical data collection

Co-chairs:

  • Elizabeth Claus, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
  • Mustafa Khasraw, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Members:

  • Mathilde Kouwenhoven, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Ghazaleh Tabatabai, University of Tuebingen, Tübingen, Germany
  • Colin Watts, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Gaetano Finocchiaro, Istituto Besta, Milan, Italy
  • Helen Wheeler, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • John de Groot, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
  • Ganesh Rao, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
  • Mark Gilbert, NCI Neuro-Oncology Branch, Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Do-Hyun Nam, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
  • Peter Sillevis Smit, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  • Gelareh Zadeh, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Erik Sulman, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
  • Tina Karabatsou, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford, UK
  • Laila Poisson, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
  • Steven Kalkanis, Henry Ford, Detroit, MI, USA
  • David Ormond, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
  • Christel Herold-Mende, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Peter Lichter, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ),Heidelberg, Germany
  • Simone Niclou, Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), Strassen, Luxembourg
  • Marion Smits, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • HK Ng, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Expert Pathology Committee – maintains centralized classification and tissue processing

Chair:

  • Hrvoje Miletic, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Members:

  • Pieter Wesseling, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Adelheid Wöhrer, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • Keith Ligon, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
  • Dan Brat, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Ken Aldape, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Federico Roncaroli, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
  • Guido Reifenberger, Dusseldorf University, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • Craig Horbinsky, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA

Data Infrastructure and Processing Committee – maintains standardized data processing and sharing

Chair:

  • Roel Verhaak, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA

Members:

  • Rameen Beroukhim, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Christoph Bock, Center for Molecular Medicine, Vienna, Austria
  • Joe Costello, UCSF, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Pim French, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  • Antonio Iavarone, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
  • In-Hee Lee, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
  • Hoon Kim, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
  • Samir Amin, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
  • Bernard Radlwimmer, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ),Heidelberg, Germany
  • Houtan Noushmehr, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
  • Lucy Stead, Leeds University, Leeds, UK

Ethics and Publications Committee – addresses IRB protocol requirements and manages GLASS publications

Chair:

  • Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, Case Western University Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
  • Kerrie McDonald, University of New-South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Members:

  • Elizabeth Claus, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
  • Ghazaleh Tabatabai, University of Tuebingen, Tübingen, Germany

Funding Committee – identifies funding sources and supports grant applications

Chair:

  • David Ashley, Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia
  • Erwin van Meir, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

Members:

  • Colin Watts, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
  • Ghazaleh Tabatabai, University of Tuebingen, Tübingen, Germany
  • Pieter Wesseling, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • K. Alfred Yung, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
  • Roel Verhaak, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA