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profilePaul T Morrison, B.S.

TitlePrincipal Associate in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
InstitutionDana-Farber Cancer Institute
DepartmentBiological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
AddressDana Farber Cancer Institute
Molecular Biology Core Facilities BA407
450 Brookline Ave
Boston MA 02215
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Other Current Positions

- Principal Scientist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
- Director of the Molecular Biology Core Facilities at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
- Associate Director of the Blais Proteomics Center
- Director of the Microarray Core Facility (DFCI)
- Director of the Shannon McCormack Advanced Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
- Core Director, Molecular Biology and Genomics Core Facility, Center for AIDS Research at Harvard University
- Associate Editor, Journal of Biomolecular Techniques at Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities

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Molecular Biology Core Facilities (DFCI) - Core services (8), Instruments (17) and Protocols (6)
Microarray Core Facility (DFCI) - Core services (4) and Instruments (7)
Blais Proteomics Center (DFCI) - Core services (3) and Software (3)

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  1. Zúñiga J, Ilzarbe M, Acunha-Alonzo V, Rosetti F, Herbert Z, Romero V, Almeciga I, Clavijo O, Stern JN, Granados J, Fridkis-Hareli M, Morrison P, Azocar J, Yunis EJ. Allele frequencies for 15 autosomal STR loci and admixture estimates in Puerto Rican Americans. Forensic Sci Int. 2006 Dec 20; 164(2-3):266-70. PMID: 16426785.
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  2. Solomon KR, Sharma P, Chan M, Morrison PT, Finberg RW. CD109 represents a novel branch of the alpha2-macroglobulin/complement gene family. Gene. 2004 Mar 3; 327(2):171-83. PMID: 14980714.
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  3. Maulik G, Shrikhande A, Kijima T, Ma PC, Morrison PT, Salgia R. Role of the hepatocyte growth factor receptor, c-Met, in oncogenesis and potential for therapeutic inhibition. Cytokine Growth Factor Rev. 2002 Feb; 13(1):41-59. PMID: 11750879.
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  4. Chen ZW, Shen Y, Kou Z, Ibegbu C, Zhou D, Shen L, Morrison P, Bogle C, McClure HM, Nahmias AJ, Sehgal PK, Letvin NL. Prolonged dominance of clonally restricted CD4(+) T cells in macaques infected with simian immunodeficiency viruses. J Virol. 2000 Aug; 74(16):7442-50. PMID: 10906197; PMCID: PMC112264.
  5. Sattler M, Pisick E, Morrison PT, Salgia R. Role of the cytoskeletal protein paxillin in oncogenesis. Crit Rev Oncog. 2000; 11(1):63-76. PMID: 10795627.
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  6. Zhou D, Kou Z, Ibegbu C, Shen Y, Lee-Parritz D, Shen L, Sehgal PK, McClure HM, Morrison P, Bogle C, Sehgal N, Nahmias AJ, Chen ZW. The disruption of macaque CD4+ T-cell repertoires during the early simian immunodeficiency virus infection. J Med Primatol. 1999 Aug-Oct; 28(4-5):174-80. PMID: 10593483.
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  7. Morrison PT. Journal of Biomolecular Techniques. A Snapshot of the 10th International Genome Sequencing and Analysis Conference. 1998; (9):36-37.
  8. Adams PS, Dolejsi, MK, Grills G, McMinimy D, Morrison PT, Rush J, Goff, S, Milnamow M, Morgan A, Karlovitz MA, Dial CE, and Hardin S. Journal of Biomolecular Techniques. An analysis of techniques used to improve the accuracy of automated DNA Sequencing of a GC-rich template. 1998; (9):9-18.
  9. Adams PS, Dolejsi MK, Hardin S, Mische S, Nanthakumar B, Riethman H, Rush J, and Morrison PT. BioTechniques. DNA sequencing of a moderately difficult template: evaluation of results from a thermus thermophilus unknown test sample. Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities DNA Sequence Committee. 1996; 678(21).
  10. Børresen AL, Lothe RA, Meling GI, Lystad S, Morrison P, Lipford J, Kane MF, Rognum TO, Kolodner RD. Somatic mutations in the hMSH2 gene in microsatellite unstable colorectal carcinomas. Hum Mol Genet. 1995 Nov; 4(11):2065-72. PMID: 8589682.
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  11. Kolodner RD, Hall NR, Lipford J, Kane MF, Morrison PT, Finan PJ, Burn J, Chapman P, Earabino C, Merchant E, et al. Structure of the human MLH1 locus and analysis of a large hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal carcinoma kindred for mlh1 mutations. Cancer Res. 1995 Jan 15; 55(2):242-8. PMID: 7812952.
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  12. Kolodner RD, Hall NR, Lipford J, Kane MF, Rao MR, Morrison P, Wirth L, Finan PJ, Burn J, Chapman P. Structure of the human MSH2 locus and analysis of two Muir-Torre kindreds for msh2 mutations. Genomics. 1994 Dec; 24(3):516-26. PMID: 7713503.
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  13. Adra CN, Lelias JM, Kobayashi H, Kaghad M, Morrison P, Rowley JD, Lim B. Cloning of the cDNA for a hematopoietic cell-specific protein related to CD20 and the beta subunit of the high-affinity IgE receptor: evidence for a family of proteins with four membrane-spanning regions. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Oct 11; 91(21):10178-82. PMID: 7524084; PMCID: PMC44981.
  14. Bronner CE, Baker SM, Morrison PT, Warren G, Smith LG, Lescoe MK, Kane M, Earabino C, Lipford J, Lindblom A, et al. Mutation in the DNA mismatch repair gene homologue hMLH1 is associated with hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer. Nature. 1994 Mar 17; 368(6468):258-61. PMID: 8145827.
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  15. Kolodner RD, Hall NR, Lipford J, Kane MF, Rao MR, Morrison P, Wirth L, Finan PJ, Burn J, Chapman P, et al. Human mismatch repair genes and their association with hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 1994; 59:331-8. PMID: 7587085.
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  16. Kolodner RD, Hall NR, Lipford J, Kane MF, Rao MR, Morrison P, Wirth L, Finan PJ, Burn J, Chapman P, et al. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. Human mismatch repair genes and their association with hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer. 1994; 33(59).
  17. Morrison, PT. Physicians And Computers. Remote Control, New high-tech services help cancer researchers pry into genes, browse for information worldwide - and work from home. 1993; No.9(10):36-39.
  18. Morrison PT, Lovett ST, Gilson LE, Kolodner R. Molecular analysis of the Escherichia coli recO gene. J Bacteriol. 1989 Jul; 171(7):3641-9. PMID: 2544549; PMCID: PMC210106.
  19. Kolodner R, Evans DH, Morrison PT. Purification and characterization of an activity from Saccharomyces cerevisiae that catalyzes homologous pairing and strand exchange. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1987 Aug; 84(16):5560-4. PMID: 3303029; PMCID: PMC298902.
  20. Symington LS, Morrison P, Kolodner R. Intramolecular recombination of linear DNA catalyzed by the Escherichia coli RecE recombination system. J Mol Biol. 1985 Dec 5; 186(3):515-25. PMID: 3005590.
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  21. Symington LS, Morrison P, Kolodner R. Plasmid recombination intermediates generated in a Saccharomyces cerevisiae cell-free recombination system. Mol Cell Biol. 1985 Sep; 5(9):2361-8. PMID: 3915541; PMCID: PMC366963.
  22. Symington LS, Morrison PT, Kolodner R. Genetic recombination catalyzed by cell-free extracts of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 1984; 49:805-14. PMID: 6397323.
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  23. Doherty MJ, Morrison PT, Kolodner R. Genetic recombination of bacterial plasmid DNA. Physical and genetic analysis of the products of plasmid recombination in Escherichia coli. J Mol Biol. 1983 Jul 5; 167(3):539-60. PMID: 6308264.
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  24. James AA, Morrison PT, Kolodner R. Isolation of genetic elements that increase frequencies of plasmid recombinants. Nature. 1983 May 19-25; 303(5914):256-9. PMID: 6341860.
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  25. James AA, Morrison PT, Kolodner R. Genetic recombination of bacterial plasmid DNA. Analysis of the effect of recombination-deficient mutations on plasmid recombination. J Mol Biol. 1982 Sep 25; 160(3):411-30. PMID: 6759658.
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