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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

John Douglas McPherson, Ph.D. View profile as PDF

John Douglas McPherson

Title:

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Deputy Director and Associate Director for Basic Sciences, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Auburn Community Cancer Endowed Chair in Basic Science
Co-Director, Advanced Translational Genomics Center

Specialty:

Cancer Genetics and Genomics

Division:

Biological Chemistry

Center/Program Affiliation:

Address/Phone:

Research III
Research Building III
4645 Second Ave, Room 2400B
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone:

Phone: 916-734-7741

Education:

Ph.D., Biochemistry, Queen's University at Kingston, Kingston, Ontario Canada 1989
B.Sc., Queen's University at Kingston, Kingston, Ontario Canada 1983

Fellowships:

Pediatrics, UC Irvine, Irvine CA 1988-1990
Department of Biological Chemistry, UC Irvine, Irvine CA 1990-1992

Professional Memberships:

American Association for Cancer Research
American Association of Human Genetics
International Society for Computational Biology

Select Honors and Awards:

Biotechnology Training Grant Fellowship, University of California at Irvine, 1991

Select Recent Publications:

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Tran B et al. Feasibility of Real Time Next Generation Sequencing of Cancer Genes Linked to Drug Response: Results from a Clinical Trial. Int. J. Cancer. 2012;132:1547-1555.

Boutros et al. Spatial genomic heterogeneity within localized, multifocal prostate cancer. Nature Genetics. 2015;47; 736-745.

Tam S, Tsao MS, McPherson JD. Optimization of miRNA-seq data preprocessing. Brief. Bioinform. 2015 Epub ahead of print.

Ji J et al. Antioxidant Supplementation Reduces Genomic Alterations in human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Stem Cell Reports. 2014;2: 45-51.