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Stephen Piccolo

Assistant Professor
Biology

4056 LSB
Provo, Utah 84602

(801) 422-7116

Biography


Received PhD from University of Utah in 2011.
Completed postdoc at University of Utah and Boston University from 2011-2014.

Teaching Interests
Bioinformatics
Introductory Biology

Research Interests


Bioinformatics
Medicine
Cancer
Data Science
Genomics
Transcriptomics

Education


  • PhD, Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah, 2011
  • BS, Management Information Systems, Brigham Young University, 2001

Memberships


  • International Society of Biocuration, 2016-Present
  • International Society for Computational Biology, 2015-Present
  • Association of Cancer Systems Biologists, 2014-Present

Courses Taught


Winter 2019

  • BIO 165: Introduction to Bioinformatics Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 011
  • BIO 559R: Adv Topics Ecology & Evolution Section 005
  • BIO 665: Bioinf & Data Analysis 2 Section 001
  • BIO 699R: Master's Thesis Section 013

Fall 2018

  • BIO 365: Computational Biology Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 023
  • BIO 559R: Adv Topics Ecology & Evolution Section 009
  • BIO 699R: Master's Thesis Section 008

Summer 2018

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 021
  • BIO 559R: Adv Topics Ecology & Evolution Section 005
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 014

Spring 2018

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 022
  • BIO 559R: Adv Topics Ecology & Evolution Section 008

Publications

Presentations

Townsend MH, Felsted AM, Ence Z, Piccolo SR, Robison RA, ONeill K. HPRT Upregulation in cancer and its potential use as a diagnostic and prognostic biomarker. BYU Biomedical Symposium. BYU. 2018.

Townsend MH, Bennion K, Felsted AM, Cox TP, Ence Z, Lattin JE, Boyer MK, Piccolo SR, Robison RA, ONeill K. Potential B cell malignancy biomarker: the upregulation and surface expression of hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyltransferase. BYU Biomedical Symposium. BYU. 2018.

Townsend MH, Brindley T, Felsted A, Ence Z, Piccolo SR, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. Evaluation of TGF-β and IL-10 as potential prognostic biomarkers in primary and metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma. American Association of Microbiologist Tri-Branch Meeting. Durango, Colorado. 2018.

Townsend MH, Ence ZE, Cox TP, Lattin JE, Burrup W, Piccolo SR, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. Evaluation of the upregulation and surface presentation of HPRT as an immunotherapy target for the treatment of B cell malignancies. Cancer and Immunotherapy Symposium. Chicago, Illinois. 2018.

Townsend MH, Felsted AM, Cox TP, Ence ZE, Lattin JE, Boyer MK, Piccolo SR, Robison RA, O'Neill KL. Surface Localization of HPRT and it’s implication as an immunotherapy target for B cell malignancies. Simmons Center for Cancer Research Annual Donor Appreciation Dinner. BYU. 2018.