About Us

The Witte Lab investigates genetic epidemiology and complex trait genomics at the University of California, San Francisco. We are located at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UCSF Mission Bay campus.

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Witte Lab research has been generously supported by the:
  • Goldberg-Benioff Program in Cancer Translational Biology
  • National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institute
  • Department of Defense
  • General Motors Foundation
  • Urologic Research Foundation
  • UCSF Department of Urology, Cancer Center, and the Institute for Human Genetics


John S. Witte, PhD

Professor and Head, Div. of Genetic and Cancer Epidemiology
Associate Director, Institute for Human Genetics
Co-Leader, Cancer Center Program in Cancer Genetics

Email: jwitte ‘at’ ucsf.edu

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