University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

About us

UCSF Molecular Oncology Initiative


Alejandro Sweet-Cordero, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, directs the Molecular Oncology Initiative.


Boris Bastian, MD, PhD, leads the Cancer Clinical Genomics Laboratory (CCGL), a team of molecular pathologists, bioinformaticians, and oncologists who validated and launched the UCSF500 cancer panel next-generation sequencing.


The Molecular Tumor Board (MTB) is comprised of a group of experts that reviews and interprets molecular findings.  For information about how to attend the weekly Molecular Tumor Board meetings, please contact Megan Laurance, Program Manager, Molecular Oncology Initiative.