John Douglas McPherson, Ph.D.
Cancer Genetics and Genomics
- 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
Ph.D., Biochemistry, Queen's University at Kingston, Kingston, Ontario Canada 1989
B.Sc., Queen's University at Kingston, Kingston, Ontario Canada 1983
Pediatrics, UC Irvine, Irvine CA 1988-1990
Department of Biological Chemistry, UC Irvine, Irvine CA 1990-1992
American Association for Cancer Research
American Association of Human Genetics
International Society for Computational Biology
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.