All Publications

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Featured Publications

Shain AH, Yeh I, Kovalyshyn I, Sriharan A, Talevich E, Gagnon A, Dummer R, North J, Pincus L, Ruben B, Rickaby W, D'Arrigo C, Robson A, Bastian BC. The genetic evolution of melanoma from precursor lesions. The New England Journal of Medicine. November 2015. Available Here.

Shain AH, Garrido M, Botton T, Talevich E, Yeh I, Sanborn JZ, Chung J, Wang NJ, Kakavand H, Mann GJ, Thompson JF, Wiesner T, Roy R, Olshen AB, Gagnon A, Gray JW, Huh N, Hur JS, Busam KJ, Scolyer RA, Cho RJ, Murali R, Bastian BC. Exome sequencing of desmoplastic melanoma identifies recurrent NFKBIE promoter mutations and diverse activating mutations in the MAPK pathway. Nature Genetics. October 2015. Available Here.

Shain AH, Bastian BC. From melanocytes to melanomas. Nature Reviews Cancer. June 2016. Available Here.

Shain AH, Pollack JR. The spectrum of SWI/SNF mutations, ubiquitous in human cancers. PLoS One. January 2013. Available Here.

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Shain AH, Giacomini CP, Matsukuma K, Karikari CA, Bashyam MD, Hidalgo M, Maitra A, Pollack JR. Convergent structural alterations define SWItch/Sucrose NonFermentable (SWI/SNF) chromatin remodeler as a central tumor suppressive complex in pancreatic cancer. PNAS. January 2012. Available Here.


The Shain lab is grateful for the following sources of active funding: UCSF Department of Dermatology, National Cancer Institute (1 K22 CA217997-01), PhRMA Foundation, Melanoma Research Foundation, Dermatology Foundation

We also thank the following sources of former funding: UCSF Program in Breakthrough Biomedical Research, National Cancer Institute (5T32 CA177555-02), National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Research Program, Stanford Graduate Fellows program