Mary Shimoyama, Ph.D.

Mary Shimoyama, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical and Research Affairs
Medical Informatics, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Genetics
Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)
(414) 955-7505
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Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226


Complete CV

Rat Genome Database (RGD)

Research interests

  • Standardization and integration of genomic and phenotype data
  • The development of informatics tools for data mining, analysis and visualization

Professional preparation

  • Ph.D., 2011, Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • M.S., 1981, Leisure Studies, Florida State University
  • B.S., 1978, Music Therapy, University of Miami

Selected recent publications

Hayman GT, Laulederkind SJ, Smith JR, Wang SJ, Petri V, Nigam R, Tutaj M, De Pons J, Dwinell MR, Shimoyama M., (2016), "The Disease Portals, disease-gene annotation and the RGD disease ontology at the Rat Genome Database." Database (Oxford)

Flister MJ, Prokop JW, Lazar J, Shimoyama M, Dwinell M, Geurts A, International Committee on Standardized Genetic Nomenclature for Mice, Rat Genome and Nomenclature Committee., (2015), "2015 Guidelines for Establishing Genetically Modified Rat Models for Cardiovascular Research." J Cardiovasc Transl Res.

Wang SJ, Laulederkind SJ, Hayman GT, Petri V, Liu W, Smith JR, Nigam R, Dwinell MR, Shimoyama M., (2015), "PhenoMiner: a quantitative phenotype database for the laboratory rat, Rattus norvegicus. Application in hypertension and renal disease." Database (Oxford)

Adamusiak T, Shimoyama M., (2014), "EHR-based phenome wide association study in pancreatic cancer." AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc

Recent Grants

Shimoyama, Mary E. (Co-Investigator), Dwinell, Melinda (Principal), “Hybrid Rat Diversity Program.” Sponsored by the NORIP (August 1, 2018 – April 30, 2022)

Shimoyama, Mary E. (Principal), “Rat Genome Database.” Sponsored by the NIH (January 12, 2015 – December 31, 2018)
Shimoyama, Mary E. (Co-Investigator), “Harmonizing Disease Annotation of Mouse and Rat Models Through the Human Disease Ontology.” Sponsored by the NIH (September 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016)

Shimoyama, Mary E. (Principal), “Rat Genome Database (MOD) Commons Pilot Supplement.” Sponsored by the NIH (September, 2015 – August, 2016)

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