Megan Richters

Program: Molecular Genetics and Genomics

Current advisor: Malachi Griffith, PhD

Undergraduate university: University of Louisiana-Monroe, 2014

Enrollment year: 2017

Research summary
Investigating novel neoantigen sources for personalized cancer vaccines

Graduate publications
Xia H, McMichael J, Becker-Hapak M, Onyeador OC, Buchli R, McClain E, Pence P, Supabphol S, Richters MM, Basu A, Ramirez CA, Puig-Saus C, Cotto KC, Freshour SL, Hundal J, Kiwala S, Goedegebuure SP, Johanns TM, Dunn GP, Ribas A, Miller CA, Gillanders WE, Fehniger TA, Griffith OL, Griffith M. 2023 Computational prediction of MHC anchor locations guides neoantigen identification and prioritization. Sci Immunol, 8(82):eabg2200. PMCID:

Barnell EK, Fisk B, Skidmore ZL, Cotto KC, Basu A, Anand A, Richters MM, Luo J, Fronick C, Anurag M, Fulton R, Ellis MJ, Griffith OL, Griffith M, Ademuyiwa FO. 2022 Personalized ctDNA micro-panels can monitor and predict clinical outcomes for patients with triple-negative breast cancer. Sci Rep, 12(1):17732. PMCID: PMC9588015

Schaettler MO, Richters MM, Wang AZ, Skidmore ZL, Fisk B, Miller KE, Vickery TL, Kim AH, Chicoine MR, Osbun JW, Leuthardt EC, Dowling JL, Zipfel GJ, Dacey RG, Lu HC, Johanns TM, Griffith OL, Mardis ER, Griffith M, Dunn G. 2022 Characterization of the Genomic and Immunologic Diversity of Malignant Brain Tumors through Multisector Analysis. Cancer Discov, 12(1):154-71. PMCID: PMC9296070

Popli P, Richters MM, Chadchan SB, Kim TH, Tycksen E, Griffith O, Thaker PH, Griffith M, Kommagani R. 2020 Splicing factor SF3B1 promotes endometrial cancer progression via regulating KSR2 RNA maturation. Cell Death Dis, 11(10):842. PMCID: PMC7548007

Richters MM, Xia H, Campbell KM, Gillanders WE, Griffith OL, Griffith M. 2019 Best practices for bioinformatic characterization of neoantigens for clinical utility. Genome Med, 11(1):56. PMCID: PMC6714459