Kilannin Krysiak, PhD

Kilannin Krysiak, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Clinical molecular testing through improvement and distribution of cancer variant interpretations, as well as assay development and discovery for B-cell lymphomas


  • 2006: PhD, molecular and cellular biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


  • 2008 - 2011: Fellow, cancer pathway, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis
  • 2018 - 2020: Clinical fellow, pathology and immunology, Washington University, St. Louis

Selected Research Publications

CIViCdb 2022: evolution of an open-access cancer variant interpretation knowledgebase.
  • Krysiak K, Danos AM, Saliba J, [...] Griffith OL
  • Nucleic Acids Res 2023
A community approach to the cancer-variant-interpretation bottleneck.
  • Krysiak K, Danos AM, Kiwala S, [...] Griffith M
  • Nat Cancer 2022