Tomasz Krzysztof Stokowy's picture

Tomasz Krzysztof Stokowy

Senior Engineer, Product Line Leader Scientific Computing
  • E-mailTomasz.Stokowy@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Nygårdsgaten 5
    5015 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7800
    5020 Bergen

Tomasz Stokowy holds a MSc in automatic control and robotics (2009) and a PhD (2013), both from the Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland. Currently works in IT Division at University of Bergen, leading Scientific Computing Group. The group provides products, services and advanced user support in the field of high performance computing, supercomputer infrastructure and Norwegian resources for scientific data.




Published more than 60 scientific articles decidated to medical informatics, especially in the fields of oncology and human genetics. In 2023 his scientific achievements were awarded by Prime Minister of Poland. 


Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2024). Elevated expression of complement factor I in lung cancer cells associates with shorter survival–Potentially via non-canonical mechanism. Translational Research: The Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Metabolomic and transcriptomic response to imatinib treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumour in xenograft-bearing mice. Translational Oncology. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2023). ESX1 gene as a potential candidate responsible for male infertility in nonobstructive azoospermia. Scientific Reports. 14 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2023). An Increase in HSF1 Expression Directs Human Mammary Epithelial Cells toward a Mesenchymal Phenotype. Cancers. 19 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). eXNVerify: coverage analysis for long and short-read sequencing data in clinical context. F1000.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Whole-genome sequencing identifies new candidate genes for nonobstructive azoospermia. Andrology. 1605-1624.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Pathway-level mutation analysis in primary high-grade serous ovarian cancer and matched brain metastases. Scientific Reports. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). HSF1 Can Prevent Inflammation following Heat Shock by Inhibiting the Excessive Activation of the ATF3 and JUN&FOS Genes. Cells. 19 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). imPlatelet classifier: image-converted RNA biomarker profiles enable blood-based cancer diagnostics. Molecular Oncology. 2688-2701.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Transcriptomic landscape of blood platelets in healthy donors. Scientific Reports.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Reduced expression of innate immunity-related genes in lymph node metastases of luminal breast cancer patients. Scientific Reports.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Reduced expression of OXPHOS and DNA damage genes is linked to protection from microvascular complications in long-term type 1 diabetes: the PROLONG study. Scientific Reports.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Phosphatidylserine receptors enhance SARS-CoV-2 infection. PLoS Pathogens.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Patient-derived organoids reflect the genetic profile of endometrial tumors and predict patient prognosis. Communications Medicine. 1-14.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Heat shock factor 1 (Hsf1) cooperates with estrogen receptor α (erα) in the regulation of estrogen action in breast cancer cells. eLIFE. 1-71.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Diagnostic accuracy of liquid biopsy in endometrial cancer. Cancers.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Proteome and Phosphoproteome Changes Associated with Prognosis in Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Cancers.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Familial infertility (Azoospermia and cryptozoospermia) in two brothers—carriers of t(1;7) complex chromosomal rearrangement (ccr): Molecular cytogenetic analysis. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 1-18.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Clinical features and molecular genetics of patients with ABCA4-retinal dystrophies. Acta Ophthalmologica. 1-14.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Characterization of CEL-DUP2: Complete duplication of the carboxyl ester lipase gene is unlikely to influence risk of chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatology (Print). 377-384.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Accuracy and efficiency of germline variant calling pipelines for human genome data. Scientific Reports. 1-12.
  • Show author(s) (2019). The role of NF-κB transcription factor in cellular response to ionizing radiation. Biopolymers and Cell. 183.
  • Show author(s) (2019). The Discovery of a LEMD2-Associated Nuclear Envelopathy with Early Progeroid Appearance Suggests Advanced Applications for AI-Driven Facial Phenotyping. American Journal of Human Genetics. 749-757.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Spectrum of epithelial-mesenchymal transition phenotypes in circulating tumour cells from early breast cancer patients. Cancers.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Proteome and phosphoproteome changes associated with prognosis in acute myeloid leukemia. bioRxiv.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Predictive value of angiogenic proteins in patients with metastatic melanoma treated with bevacizumab monotherapy. The journal of pathology. Clinical research. 53-62.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Novel mutations segregating with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome and their molecular characteristics. International Journal of Molecular Sciences.
  • Show author(s) (2019). NF-kappa B signaling-related signatures are connected with the mesenchymal phenotype of circulating tumor cells in non-metastatic breast cancer. Cancers. 1-12.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Holocene mass movements in west and mid-Norwegian fjords and lakes. Marine Geology. 192-212.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Genetic variation in metronidazole metabolism and oxidative stress pathways in clinical giardia lamblia assemblage A and B isolates. Infection and Drug Resistance. 1221-1235.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Exome sequencing in routine diagnostics: A generic test for 254 patients with primary immunodeficiencies. Genome Medicine. 1-15.
  • Show author(s) (2019). 17β-estradiol activates HSF1 via MAPK signaling in erα-positive breast cancer cells. Cancers. 1-14.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Screening for viral nucleic acids in vestibular schwannoma. Journal of Neurovirology. 730-737.
  • Show author(s) (2018). SPEN protein expression and interactions with chromatin in mouse testicular cells. Reproduction. 195-206.
  • Show author(s) (2018). RRAD, IL4I1, CDKN1A, and SERPINE1 genes are potentially co-regulated by NF-?B and p53 transcription factors in cells exposed to high doses of ionizing radiation. BMC Genomics. 813.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Pro-inflammatory cytokine and high doses of ionizing radiation have similar effects on the expression of NF-kappaB-dependent genes. Cellular Signalling. 23-31.
  • Show author(s) (2018). MiR-192 and miR-662 enhance chemoresistance and invasiveness of squamous cell lung carcinoma. Lung Cancer. 111-118.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Genetic variation in 117 myelination-related genes in schizophrenia: Replication of association to lipid biosynthesis genes. Scientific Reports. 1-8.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Comparison of three variant callers for human whole genome sequencing. Scientific Reports. 1-6.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Blood steroids are associated with prognosis and fat distribution in endometrial cancer. Gynecologic Oncology. 46-52.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Aggressive Phenotype of Cells Disseminated via Hematogenous and Lymphatic Route in Breast Cancer Patients. Translational Oncology. 722-731.
  • Show author(s) (2018). A tyrosine kinase-activating variant Asn666Ser in PDGFRB causes a progeria-like condition in the severe end of Penttinen syndrome. European Journal of Human Genetics.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Sensitivity of next-generation sequencing metagenomic analysis for detection of RNA and DNA viruses in cerebrospinal fluid: The confounding effect of background contamination. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 53-62.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Gene expression (mRNA) markers for differentiating between malignant and benign follicular thyroid tumours. International Journal of Molecular Sciences.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Duplicated enhancer region increases expression of CTSB and segregates with keratolytic winter erythema in South African and Norwegian families. American Journal of Human Genetics. 737-750.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Differences in the transcriptome of medullary thyroid cancer regarding the status and type of RET gene mutations. Scientific Reports. 1-11.
  • Show author(s) (2017). BRCA testing by single-molecule molecular inversion probes. Clinical Chemistry. 503-512.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Two-miRNA classifiers differentiate mutation-negative follicular thyroid carcinomas and follicular thyroid adenomas in fine needle aspirations with high specificity. Endocrine. 440-447.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Somatic mutation profiling of follicular thyroid cancer by next generation sequencing. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 130-137.
  • Show author(s) (2016). RareVariantVis: New tool for visualization of causative variants in rare monogenic disorders using whole genome sequencing data. Bioinformatics. 3018-3020.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Differences in miRNA and mRNA Profile of Papillary Thyroid Cancer Variants. International Journal of Endocrinology. 1-10.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Cross talk between cytokine and hyperthermia-induced pathways: identification of different subsets of NF-κB-dependent genes regulated by TNFα and heat shock. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 1979-1990.
  • Show author(s) (2015). A two miRNA classifier differentiates follicular thyroid carcinomas from follicular thyroid adenomas. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 43-49.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Crosstalk between HSF1 and HSF2 during the heat shock response in mouse testes. International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology. 76-83.
Short communication
  • Show author(s) (2015). Next-generation sequencing (NGS) in the identification of encephalitis-causing viruses: Unexpected detection of human herpesvirus 1 while searching for RNA pathogens. Journal of Virological Methods. 1-6.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)



Deep sequencing in biomedicine;

NORMENT - Norwegian Center for Mental Disorders Research;

Discovery of causative variants in rare genetic disorders;