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Tomasz Stokowy

Senior Engineer
  • E-mailTomasz.Stokowy@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Born in Knurów, Poland, holds a MSc in automatic control and robotics (2009) and a PhD (2013), both from the Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland. Completed postdoctoral fellowship "Deep sequencing in biomedicine" at the University of Bergen, Norway. During his postdoctoral fellowship was affiliated with Yale School of Medicine. 

Currently works in Genomics Core Facility in Bergen. His research is focused on whole human genome analytics and interpretation. He is also involved in development of bioinformatics tools and molecular diagnostics of genetics related disorders.

Journal articles
  • Bellwald, Benjamin; Hjelstuen, Berit Oline Blihovde; Sejrup, Hans Petter; Stokowy, Tomasz; Kuvås, Jomar. 2019. Holocene mass movements in west and mid-Norwegian fjords and lakes. Marine Geology. 407: 192-212. doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2018.11.007
  • Marbach, Felix; Rustad, Cecilie; Riess, Angelika; Dukic, Dejan; Hsieh, Tzung-Chien; Jobani, Itanar; Prescott, Trine; Bevot, Andrea; Erger, Florian; Houge, Gunnar; Redfors, Maria; Altmueller, Janine; Stokowy, Tomasz; Gilissen, Christian; Kubisch, Christian; Scarano, Emanuela; Mazzanti, Laura; Fiskerstrand, Torunn v/dødsbo; Krawitz, Peter M.; Lessel, Davor; Netzer, Christian. 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. 104: 749-757. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2019.02.021
  • Schuster, Cornelia; Akslen, Lars A.; Stokowy, Tomasz; Straume, Oddbjørn. 2019. Predictive value of angiogenic proteins in patients with metastatic melanoma treated with bevacizumab monotherapy. The journal of pathology. Clinical research. 5: 53-62. doi: 10.1002/cjp2.116
  • Bredrup, Cecilie; Stokowy, Tomasz; McGaughran, Julie; Lee, Samuel; Sapkota, Dipak; Cristea, Ileana; Xu, Linda; Tveit, Kåre Steinar; Høvding, Gunnar; Steen, Vidar Martin; Rødahl, Eyvind; Bruland, Ove; Houge, Gunnar. 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. doi: 10.1038/s41431-018-0323-z
  • Filipska, Martyna; Skrzypski, Marcin; Czetyrbok, Katarzyna; Stokowy, Tomasz; Stasilojc, Grzegorz; Supernat, Anna; Jassem, Jacek; Zaczek, Anna J; Bigda, Jacek. 2018. MiR-192 and miR-662 enhance chemoresistance and invasiveness of squamous cell lung carcinoma. Lung Cancer. 118: 111-118. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2018.02.002
  • Håvik, Aril Løge; Bruland, Ove; Aarhus, Mads; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Stokowy, Tomasz; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Knappskog, Per. 2018. Screening for viral nucleic acids in vestibular schwannoma. Journal of Neurovirology. 24: 730-737. doi: 10.1007/s13365-018-0669-6
  • Janus, Patryk; Szoltysek, Katarzyna; Zajac, Gracjana; Stokowy, Tomasz; Walaszczyk, Anna; Widlak, Wieslawa; Wojtas, Bartosz; Gielniewski, Bartlomiej; Iwanaszko, Marta; Braun, Rosemarie; Cockell, Simon; Perkins, Neil D; Kimmel, Marek; Widlak, Piotr. 2018. Pro-inflammatory cytokine and high doses of ionizing radiation have similar effects on the expression of NF-kappaB-dependent genes. Cellular Signalling. 46: 23-31. doi: 10.1016/j.cellsig.2018.02.011
  • Korfanty, Joanna; Stokowy, Tomasz; Chadalski, Marek; Toma-Jonik, Agnieszka; Vydra, Natalia; Widlak, Piotr; Wojtas, Bartosz; Gielniewski, Bartlomiej; Widlak, Wieslawa. 2018. SPEN protein expression and interactions with chromatin in mouse testicular cells. Reproduction. 156: 195-206. doi: 10.1530/REP-18-0046
  • Markiewicz, Aleksandra; Nagel, Anna; Szade, Jolanta; Majewska, Hanna; Skokowski, Jaroslaw; Seroczynska, Barbara; Stokowy, Tomasz; Welnicka-Jaskiewicz, Marzena; Zaczek, Anna J. 2018. Aggressive Phenotype of Cells Disseminated via Hematogenous and Lymphatic Route in Breast Cancer Patients. Translational Oncology. 11: 722-731. doi: 10.1016/j.tranon.2018.03.006
  • Stokowy, Tomasz; Polushina, Tatiana; Sønderby, Ida Elken; Karlsson, Robert; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Bergen, Sarah E.; Sullivan, Patrick F.; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Djurovic, Srdjan; Hultman, Christina M.; Steen, Vidar Martin. 2018. Genetic variation in 117 myelination-related genes in schizophrenia: Replication of association to lipid biosynthesis genes. Scientific Reports. 8: 1-8. Published 2018-05-02. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-25280-4
  • Supernat, Anna; Vidarsson, Oskar Valdimar; Steen, Vidar Martin; Stokowy, Tomasz. 2018. Comparison of three variant callers for human whole genome sequencing. Scientific Reports. 8: 1-6. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-36177-7
  • Szoltysek, Katarzyna; Janus, Patryk; Zajac, Gracjana; Stokowy, Tomasz; Walaszczyk, Anna; Widlak, Wieslawa; Wojtas, Bartosz; Gielniewski, Bartlomiej; Cockell, Simon; Perkins, Neil D; Kimmel, Marek; Widlak, Piotr. 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. 19: 813. doi: 10.1186/s12864-018-5211-y
  • Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Fasmer, Kristine Eldevik; Konings, Gonda F; Jochems, Arthur; Delvoux, Bert; Xanthoulea, Sofia; Stokowy, Tomasz; Strand, Elin; Berg, Hege Fredriksen; Auriola, Seppo; Trovik, Jone; Häkkinen, Merja R.; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Krakstad, Camilla; Romano, Andrea. 2018. Blood steroids are associated with prognosis and fat distribution in endometrial cancer. Gynecologic Oncology. 152: 46-52. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2018.10.024
  • Bukowska-Ośko, Iwona; Perlejewski, Karol; Nakamura, Shota; Motooka, Daisuke; Stokowy, Tomasz; Kosińska, Joanna; Popiel, Marta; Płoski, Rafał; Horban, Andrzej; Lipowski, Dariusz; Caraballo Cortés, Kamila; Pawełczyk, Agnieszka; Demkow, Urszula; Stępień, Adam; Radkowski, Marek; Laskus, Tomasz. 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. 944: 53-62. doi: 10.1007/5584_2016_42
  • Neveling, Kornelia; Mensenkamp, Arjen R.; Derks, Ronny; Kwint, Michael; Ouchene, Hicham; Steehouwer, Marloes; Lier, Bart Van; Bosgoed, Ermanno; Rikken, Alwin; Tychon, Marloes; Zafeiropoulou, Dimitra; Castelein, Steven; Hehir-Kwa, Jayne; Thung, Djie Tjwan; Hofste, Tom; Lelieveld, Stefan H.; Bertens, Stijn M.M.; Adan, Ivo B.J.F.; Eijkelenboom, Astrid; Tops, Bastiaan B.; Yntema, Helger; Stokowy, Tomasz; Knappskog, Per; Vetti, Hildegunn Høberg; Steen, Vidar Martin; Boyle, Evan; Martin, Beth; Ligtenberg, Marjolijn J.L.; Shendure, Jay; Nelen, Marcel R.; Hoischen, Alexander. 2017. BRCA testing by single-molecule molecular inversion probes. Clinical Chemistry. 63: 503-512. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2016.263897
  • Ngcungcu, Thandiswa; Oti, Martin; Sitek, Jan Cezary; Haukanes, Bjørn Ivar; Linghu, Bolan; Bruccoleri, Robert; Stokowy, Tomasz; Oakeley, Edward J.; Yang, Fan; Zhu, Jiang; Sultan, Marc; Schalkwijk, Joost; van Vlijmen-Willems, Ivonne M.J.J.; HELLELAND, CHARLOTTE; Brunner, Han G.; Ersland, Kari Merete; Grayson, Wayne; Buechmann-Moller, Stine; Sundnes, Olav; Nirmala, Nanguneri; Morgan, Thomas M.; van Bokhoven, Hans; Steen, Vidar Martin; Hull, Peter R.; Szustakowski, Joseph; Staedtler, Frank; Zhou, Huiqing; Fiskerstrand, Torunn; Ramsay, Michele. 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. 100: 737-750. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2017.03.012
  • Oczko-Wojciechowska, Malgorzata; Swierniak, Michal; Krajewska, Jolanta; Kowalska, Malgorzata; Kowal, Monika; Stokowy, Tomasz; Wojtas, Bartosz; Rusinek, Dagmara; Pawlaczek, Agnieszka; Czarniecka, Agnieszka; Szpak-Ulczok, Sylwia; Gawlik, Tomasz; Chmielik, Ewa; Tyszkiewicz, Tomasz; Nikiel, Barbara; Lange, Dariusz; Jarzab, Michal; Wiench, Malgorzata; Jarzab, Barbara. 2017. Differences in the transcriptome of medullary thyroid cancer regarding the status and type of RET gene mutations. Scientific Reports. 7:42074: 1-11. doi: 10.1038/srep42074
  • Wojtas, Bartosz; Pfeifer, Aleksandra; Oczko-Wojciechowska, Malgorzata; Krajewska, Jolanta; Czarniecka, Agnieszka; Kukulska, Aleksandra; Eszlinger, Markus; Musholt, Thomas; Stokowy, Tomasz; Swierniak, Michal; Stobiecka, Ewa; Chmielik, Ewa; Rusinek, Dagmara; Tyszkiewicz, Tomasz; Halczok, Monika; Hauptmann, Steffen; Lange, Dariusz; Jarzab, Michal; Paschke, Ralf; Jarzab, Barbara. 2017. Gene expression (mRNA) markers for differentiating between malignant and benign follicular thyroid tumours. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 18. doi: 10.3390/ijms18061184
  • Stokowy, Tomasz; Garbulowski, Mateusz; Fiskerstrand, Torunn; Holdhus, Rita; Labun, Kornel; Sztromwasser, Pawel Szymon; Gilissen, Christian; Hoischen, Alexander; Houge, Gunnar; Petersen, Kjell; Jonassen, Inge; Steen, Vidar Martin. 2016. RareVariantVis: New tool for visualization of causative variants in rare monogenic disorders using whole genome sequencing data. Bioinformatics. 32: 3018-3020. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btw359
  • Stokowy, Tomasz; Gawel, Danuta R.; Wojtas, Bartosz. 2016. Differences in miRNA and mRNA Profile of Papillary Thyroid Cancer Variants. International Journal of Endocrinology. 2016:1427042: 1-10. doi: 10.1155/2016/1427042
  • Stokowy, Tomasz; Wojtas, Bartosz; Jarzab, Barbara; Krohn, Knut; Fredman, David; Dralle, Henning; Musholt, Thomas; Hauptmann, Steffen; Lange, Dariusz; Hegedüs, László; Paschke, Ralf; Eszlinger, Markus. 2016. Two-miRNA classifiers differentiate mutation-negative follicular thyroid carcinomas and follicular thyroid adenomas in fine needle aspirations with high specificity. Endocrine (Basingstoke). 54: 440-447. doi: 10.1007/s12020-016-1021-7
  • Swierniak, Michal; Pfeifer, Aleksandra; Stokowy, Tomasz; Rusinek, Dagmara; Chekan, Mykola; Lange, Dariusz; Krajewska, Jolanta; Oczko-Wojciechowska, Malgorzata; Czarniecka, Agnieszka; Jarzab, Michal; Jarzab, Barbara; Wojtas, Bartosz. 2016. Somatic mutation profiling of follicular thyroid cancer by next generation sequencing. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 433: 130-137. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2016.06.007
  • Janus, Patryk; Stokowy, Tomasz; Jaksik, Roman; Szoltysek, Katarzyna; Handschuh, Luiza; Podkowinski, Jan; Widlak, Wieslawa; Kimmel, Marek; Widlak, Piotr. 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. 290: 1979-1990. doi: 10.1007/s00438-015-1055-1
  • Perlejewski, Karol; Popiel, Marta; Laskus, Tomasz; Nakamura, Shota; Motooka, Daisuke; Stokowy, Tomasz; Lipowski, Dariusz; Pollak, Agnieszka; Lechowicz, Urszula; Caraballo Cortes, Kamila; Stępień, Adam; Radkowski, Marek; Bukowska-Ośko, Iwona. 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. 226: 1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2015.09.010
  • Stokowy, Tomasz; Wojtas, Bartosz; Krajewska, Jolanta; Stobiecka, Ewa; Dralle, Henning; Musholt, Thomas; Hauptmann, Steffen; Lange, Dariusz; Hegedüs, László; Jarzab, Barbara; Krohn, Knut; Paschke, Ralf; Eszlinger, Markus. 2015. A two miRNA classifier differentiates follicular thyroid carcinomas from follicular thyroid adenomas. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 399: 43-49. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2014.09.017
  • Korfanty, Joanna; Stokowy, Tomasz; Widlak, Piotr; Gogler-Piglowska, Agnieszka; Handschuh, Luiza; Podkowinski, Jan; Vydra, Natalia; Naumowicz, Anna; Toma-Jonik, Agnieszka; Widlak, Wieslawa. 2014. Crosstalk between HSF1 and HSF2 during the heat shock response in mouse testes. International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology. 57: 76-83. doi: 10.1016/j.biocel.2014.10.006

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Pubmed:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Stokowy+T

Deep sequencing in biomedicine;

NORMENT - Norwegian Center for Mental Disorders Research;

Discovery of causative variants in rare genetic disorders;