Rutgers University 2011-2015 Biomedical Informatics PhD



UT Southwestern  2016-2018 Clinical Genetics and Genomics 

UT Southwestern  2018-2019 Laboratory Genetics and Genomics


Undergraduate School
University of Texas at San Antonio (1990)
Graduate School
Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey (2009)
Graduate School
Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey (2015)
Pathology - Clinical Cytogenetics (2018), Cytogenetics

Research Interest

  • Clinical Genetics and Genomics
  • Hematolymphoid Disorders
  • Statistical Learning


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Bright CD38 Expression by Flow Cytometric Analysis Is a Biomarker for Double/Triple Hit Lymphomas with a Moderate Sensitivity and High Specificity.
Alsuwaidan A, Pirruccello E, Jaso J, Koduru P, Garcia R, Krueger J, Doucet M, Chaudhry R, Fuda F, Chen W Cytometry B Clin Cytom 2019 Feb
Clinical impact of MYC abnormalities in plasma cell myeloma.
García R, Chen W, Koduru P Cancer Genet 2018 Dec 228-229 115-126
Cytogenetic and Cytogenomic Microarray Characterization of Chromothripsis in Chromosome 8 Affecting MOZ/NCOA2 (TIF2), FGFR1, RUNX1T1, and RUNX1 in a Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Koduru PR, Wilson K, Wen J, Garcia R, Patel S, Monaghan SA J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol. 2017 Jan
Acquisition of a t(11;14)(q13;q32) in clonal evolution in a follicular lymphoma with a t(14;18)(q32;q21) and t(3;22)(q27;q11.2).
Koduru PR, Chen W, Garcia R, Fuda F Cancer Genet 2015 Mar
Myeloid neoplasm with t(3;8)(q26;q24): report of six cases and review of the literature.
Xu X, Su M, Levy NB, Mohtashamian A, Monaghan S, Kaur P, Zaremba C, Garcia R, Broome HE, Dell'aquila ML, Wang HY Leuk. Lymphoma 2014 Feb
A case of pediatric B-Lymphoblastic leukemia presenting with a t(9;12)(p24;q11.2) involving JAK2 and concomitant MLL rearrangement with apparent insertion at 6q27.
Tirado CA, Shabsovich D, DeNicola M, Rao D, Yang L, Garcia R, Rao N, Biomark Res 2013 Nov 1 1 31
Atypical rearrangement involving 3'-IGH@ and a breakpoint at least 400 Kb upstream of an intact MYC in a CLL patient with an apparently balanced t(8;14)(q24.1;q32) and negative MYC expression.
Amarillo I, Bui PH, Kantarci S, Rao N, Shackley BS, García R, Tirado CA, Mol Cytogenet 2013 Feb 6 1 5
A Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) Case with a Cryptic Insertion of the ABL1 Gene of Chromosome 9 into 22 Resulting in a Fusion Signal on the Derivative 22: 46,XY.ish ins(22;9)(q11.2;q34q34)BCR+,ABL1.
Boles J, DeNicola M, Collins R, Garcia R, Patel S, Satayasoontorn K, Tirado CA, J Assoc Genet Technol 2013 39 1 21-2
Recombinant chromosome 7 in a mosaic 45,X/47,XXX patient.
Tirado CA, Gotway G, Torgbe E, Iyer S, Dallaire S, Appleberry T, Suterwala M, Garcia R, Valdez F, Patel S, Koduru P Am. J. Med. Genet. A 2012 Jan 158A 1 206-14
Genomic profiling using array comparative genomic hybridization define distinct subtypes of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a review of the literature.
Tirado CA, Chen W, García R, Kohlman KA, Rao N J Hematol Oncol 2012 5 54