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George WigginsResearch Fellow

MSc, PhD (Otago)

Tel +64 364 0557

Research Interests

Dr George Wiggins is currently investigating the impact of germline copy number variation on endometrial cancer risk.

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Skiing, socialising with work mates, and great research opportunities are all reasons George Wiggins recommends postgraduate study at the UOC.
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Davidson, A., Morley-Bunker, A., Wiggins, G., Walker, L., Harris, G., Mukundan, R., & kConFab Investigators. (2024). Grey level texture features for segmentation of chromogenic dye RNAscope from breast cancer tissue. In R. Su, Y.-D. Zhang & A. F. Frangi (Eds.), International Conference on Medical Imaging and Computer-Aided Diagnosis (MICAD 2023): Lecture notes in electrical engineering (Vol. 1166). (pp. 72-82). Singapore: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-97-1335-6_7 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Praditi, C., Dachs, G., Bozonet, S., Pearson, J. A., Wiggins, G., & Vissers, M. (2023). The role of ascorbate in the activation of hypoxic response in breast cancer cell lines. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NZSBMB) 50th Anniversary Conference. Retrieved from Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Wiggins, G. (2023). Modifiers of BRCA1-associated breast cancer risk and potential preventative strategies [Invited]. Proceedings of the Genetics Otago (GO) Annual Symposium & Workshops. Retrieved from Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Walker, L. C., de la Hoya, M., Wiggins, G. A. R., Lindy, A., Vincent, L. M., Parsons, M. T., … & ClinGen Sequence Variant Interpretation Working Group. (2023). Using the ACMG/AMP framework to capture evidence related to predicted and observed impact on splicing: Recommendations from the ClinGen SVI Splicing Subgroup. American Journal of Human Genetics, 110(7), 1046-1067. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2023.06.002 Journal - Research Article

Hakkaart, C., Pearson, J. F., Marquart, L., Dennis, J., Wiggins, G. A. R., Barnes, D. R., Robinson, B. A., Mace, P. D., … Walker, L. C. (2022). Copy number variants as modifiers of breast cancer risk for BRCA1/BRCA2 pathogenic variant carriers. Communications Biology, 5, 1061. doi: 10.1038/s42003-022-03978-6 Journal - Research Article

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