Jennifer Scull

PhD
Clinical Director, NGS/Molecular

Dr. Jennifer Scull serves as the Clinical Director of Next-Generation Sequencing and Molecular Diagnostics at Baylor Genetics. In addition to her role at BG, Dr. Scull is an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine for the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics.

Dr. Scull received her bachelor’s in biology from the University of North Carolina (UNC) in Chapel Hill, NC. She continued her education at UNC and graduated with her PhD in Molecular and Cellular Pathology. After graduation, she attended Vanderbilt University as a fellow in the Department of Pathology for Clinical Molecular Genetics.

Following her fellowship, Dr. Scull became an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine for the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics. Furthermore, she became board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in 2012 for Clinical Molecular Genetics.

During her free time, she enjoys cooking and baking. She also loves spending time exploring Houston with her husband and two children.

Position

Assistant Professor
Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, United States

Clinical Director
NGS/Molecular
Baylor Genetics
Houston, TX, United States

Education

PhD from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, United States

BS from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Certifications

Clinical Molecular Genetics
American Board of Medical Genetics

Publications
The next generation of population-based spinal muscular atrophy carrier screening: comprehensive pan-ethnic SMN copy-number and sequence variant analysis by massively parallel sequencing

Feng Y, Ge X, Meng L, Scull J, Li J, Tian X, Zhang T, Jin W, Cheng H, Wang X, Tokita M, Liu P, Mei H, Wang Y, Li F, Schmitt ES, Zhang WV, Muzny D, Wen S, Chen Z, Yang Y, Beaudet AL, Liu X, Eng CM, Xia F, Wong LJ, Zhang J. The next generation of population-based spinal muscular atrophy carrier screening: comprehensive pan-ethnic SMN copy-number and sequence variant analysis by massively parallel sequencing. Genetics in Medicine. 2017. PMID: 28125085

An Organismal CNV Mutator Phenotype Restricted to Early Human Development

Liu P, Yuan B, Carvalho CM, Wuster A, Walter K, Zhang L, Gambin T, Chong Z, Campbell IM, Coban Akdemir Z, Gelowani V, Writzl K, Bacino CA, Lindsay SJ, Withers M, Gonzaga-Jauregui C, Wiszniewska J, Scull J, Stankiewicz P, Jhangiani SN, Muzny DM, Zhang F, Chen K, Gibbs RA, Rautenstrauss B, Cheung SW, Smith J, Breman A, Shaw CA, Patel A, Hurles ME, Lupski JR. An Organismal CNV Mutator Phenotype Restricted to Early Human Development. Cell. 2017 Feb 23;168(5):830. PMID: 28235197

The Alu-rich genomic architecture of SPAST predisposes to diverse and functionally distinct disease-associated CNV alleles

Boone, PM, Yuan, B, Campbell, IM, Scull, JC, Withers, MA, Baggett, BC, Beck, CR, Shaw, CJ, Stankiewicz, P, Moretti, P, Goodwin, WE, Hein, N, Fink, JK, Seong, MW, Seo, SH, Park, SS, Karbassi, ID, Batish, SD, Ordonez-Ugaled, A, Quintans, B, Sobrido, MJ, Stemmler, S, Lupski, JR. (2014) The Alu-rich genomic architecture of SPAST predisposes to diverse and functionally distinct disease-associated CNV alleles. Am J Hum Genet. 95(2):143-61. PMID: 25065914

Clinical whole exome sequencing for the diagnosis of Mendelian disorders

Yang Y, Muzny DM, Reid JG,  Bainbridge MN, Willis A, Ward PA, Braxton A, Beuten J, Xia F, Niu Z,  Hardison M,  Person R, Bekheirnia MR, Leduc MS, Kirby A, Pham P, Scull J, Wang M, Ding Y, Plon, SE,  Lupski JR, Beaudet AL,  Gibbs RA, Eng CM. Clinical whole exome sequencing for the diagnosis of Mendelian disorders. N Engl J Med. 2013 Oct ;369(16): 1502. PMID: 24088041

Jennifer Scull

PhD
Clinical Director, NGS/Molecular

Dr. Jennifer Scull serves as the Clinical Director of Next-Generation Sequencing and Molecular Diagnostics at Baylor Genetics. In addition to her role at BG, Dr. Scull is an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine for the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics.

Dr. Scull received her bachelor’s in biology from the University of North Carolina (UNC) in Chapel Hill, NC. She continued her education at UNC and graduated with her PhD in Molecular and Cellular Pathology. After graduation, she attended Vanderbilt University as a fellow in the Department of Pathology for Clinical Molecular Genetics.

Following her fellowship, Dr. Scull became an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine for the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics. Furthermore, she became board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in 2012 for Clinical Molecular Genetics.

During her free time, she enjoys cooking and baking. She also loves spending time exploring Houston with her husband and two children.

Position

Assistant Professor
Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, United States

Clinical Director
NGS/Molecular
Baylor Genetics
Houston, TX, United States

Education

PhD from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, United States

BS from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Certifications

Clinical Molecular Genetics
American Board of Medical Genetics

Publications
The next generation of population-based spinal muscular atrophy carrier screening: comprehensive pan-ethnic SMN copy-number and sequence variant analysis by massively parallel sequencing

Feng Y, Ge X, Meng L, Scull J, Li J, Tian X, Zhang T, Jin W, Cheng H, Wang X, Tokita M, Liu P, Mei H, Wang Y, Li F, Schmitt ES, Zhang WV, Muzny D, Wen S, Chen Z, Yang Y, Beaudet AL, Liu X, Eng CM, Xia F, Wong LJ, Zhang J. The next generation of population-based spinal muscular atrophy carrier screening: comprehensive pan-ethnic SMN copy-number and sequence variant analysis by massively parallel sequencing. Genetics in Medicine. 2017. PMID: 28125085

An Organismal CNV Mutator Phenotype Restricted to Early Human Development

Liu P, Yuan B, Carvalho CM, Wuster A, Walter K, Zhang L, Gambin T, Chong Z, Campbell IM, Coban Akdemir Z, Gelowani V, Writzl K, Bacino CA, Lindsay SJ, Withers M, Gonzaga-Jauregui C, Wiszniewska J, Scull J, Stankiewicz P, Jhangiani SN, Muzny DM, Zhang F, Chen K, Gibbs RA, Rautenstrauss B, Cheung SW, Smith J, Breman A, Shaw CA, Patel A, Hurles ME, Lupski JR. An Organismal CNV Mutator Phenotype Restricted to Early Human Development. Cell. 2017 Feb 23;168(5):830. PMID: 28235197

The Alu-rich genomic architecture of SPAST predisposes to diverse and functionally distinct disease-associated CNV alleles

Boone, PM, Yuan, B, Campbell, IM, Scull, JC, Withers, MA, Baggett, BC, Beck, CR, Shaw, CJ, Stankiewicz, P, Moretti, P, Goodwin, WE, Hein, N, Fink, JK, Seong, MW, Seo, SH, Park, SS, Karbassi, ID, Batish, SD, Ordonez-Ugaled, A, Quintans, B, Sobrido, MJ, Stemmler, S, Lupski, JR. (2014) The Alu-rich genomic architecture of SPAST predisposes to diverse and functionally distinct disease-associated CNV alleles. Am J Hum Genet. 95(2):143-61. PMID: 25065914

Clinical whole exome sequencing for the diagnosis of Mendelian disorders

Yang Y, Muzny DM, Reid JG,  Bainbridge MN, Willis A, Ward PA, Braxton A, Beuten J, Xia F, Niu Z,  Hardison M,  Person R, Bekheirnia MR, Leduc MS, Kirby A, Pham P, Scull J, Wang M, Ding Y, Plon, SE,  Lupski JR, Beaudet AL,  Gibbs RA, Eng CM. Clinical whole exome sequencing for the diagnosis of Mendelian disorders. N Engl J Med. 2013 Oct ;369(16): 1502. PMID: 24088041

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