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Thomas E. Ferrin, PhD

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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Professor in Residence, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry; and Director, Computer Graphics Laboratory, UCSF

tef@cgl.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-2299 (voice)
Box 0446, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0446

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Education

University of Minnesota, B.S., 1971
University of California San Francisco, Ph.D., 1986, Med. Info. Science

Professional Experience

  • 1970-71
    Engineering Assistant, Biophysics Group, University of Minnesota
  • 1972-76
    Development Engineer, Cardiovascular Research Institute, UCSF
  • 1976-86
    Computer Facilities Manager, Computer Graphics Laboratory, UCSF
  • 1977-87
    Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, UCSF
  • 1986-93
    Director of Computing, Computer Graphics Laboratory, UCSF
  • 1987-89
    Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, UCSF
  • 1989-93
    Adjunct Professor, School of Pharmacy, UCSF
  • 1993-present
    Professor In-Residence, School of Pharmacy, and Director, Computer Graphics Laboratory, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Morris JH, Kuchinsky A, Ferrin TE, Pico AR. enhancedGraphics: a Cytoscape app for enhanced node graphics. F1000Res. 2014; 3:147.
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  2. Huang CC, Meng EC, Morris JH, Pettersen EF, Ferrin TE. Enhancing UCSF Chimera through web services. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jul; 42(Web Server issue):W478-84.
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  3. Akiva E, Brown S, Almonacid DE, Barber AE, Custer AF, Hicks MA, Huang CC, Lauck F, Mashiyama ST, Meng EC, Mischel D, Morris JH, Ojha S, Schnoes AM, Stryke D, Yunes JM, Ferrin TE, Holliday GL, Babbitt PC. The structure-function linkage database. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jan 1; 42(1):D521-30.
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  4. Chen L, Hong C, Chen EC, Yee SW, Xu L, Almof EU, Wen C, Fujii K, Johns SJ, Stryke D, Ferrin TE, Simko J, Chen X, Costello JF, Giacomini KM. Genetic and epigenetic regulation of the organic cation transporter 3, SLC22A3. Pharmacogenomics J. 2013 Apr; 13(2):110-20.
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  5. Lasker K, Velázquez-Muriel JA, Webb BM, Yang Z, Ferrin TE, Sali A. Macromolecular assembly structures by comparative modeling and electron microscopy. Methods Mol Biol. 2012; 857:331-50.
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  6. Morris JH, Apeltsin L, Newman AM, Baumbach J, Wittkop T, Su G, Bader GD, Ferrin TE. clusterMaker: a multi-algorithm clustering plugin for Cytoscape. BMC Bioinformatics. 2011; 12:436.
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  7. Choi JH, Yee SW, Ramirez AH, Morrissey KM, Jang GH, Joski PJ, Mefford JA, Hesselson SE, Schlessinger A, Jenkins G, Castro RA, Johns SJ, Stryke D, Sali A, Ferrin TE, Witte JS, Kwok PY, Roden DM, Wilke RA, McCarty CA, Davis RL, Giacomini KM. A common 5'-UTR variant in MATE2-K is associated with poor response to metformin. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Nov; 90(5):674-84.
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  8. Yang Z, Lasker K, Schneidman-Duhovny D, Webb B, Huang CC, Pettersen EF, Goddard TD, Meng EC, Sali A, Ferrin TE. UCSF Chimera, MODELLER, and IMP: an integrated modeling system. J Struct Biol. 2012 Sep; 179(3):269-78.
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  9. Kim MJ, Skewes-Cox P, Fukushima H, Hesselson S, Yee SW, Ramsey LB, Nguyen L, Eshragh JL, Castro RA, Wen CC, Stryke D, Johns SJ, Ferrin TE, Kwok PY, Relling MV, Giacomini KM, Kroetz DL, Ahituv N. Functional characterization of liver enhancers that regulate drug-associated transporters. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Apr; 89(4):571-8.
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  10. Apeltsin L, Morris JH, Babbitt PC, Ferrin TE. Improving the quality of protein similarity network clustering algorithms using the network edge weight distribution. Bioinformatics. 2011 Feb 1; 27(3):326-33.
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  11. Pieper U, Webb BM, Barkan DT, Schneidman-Duhovny D, Schlessinger A, Braberg H, Yang Z, Meng EC, Pettersen EF, Huang CC, Datta RS, Sampathkumar P, Madhusudhan MS, Sjölander K, Ferrin TE, Burley SK, Sali A. ModBase, a database of annotated comparative protein structure models, and associated resources. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39(Database issue):D465-74.
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  12. Chen L, Pawlikowski B, Schlessinger A, More SS, Stryke D, Johns SJ, Portman MA, Chen E, Ferrin TE, Sali A, Giacomini KM. Role of organic cation transporter 3 (SLC22A3) and its missense variants in the pharmacologic action of metformin. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2010 Nov; 20(11):687-99.
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  13. Bromberg S, Chiu W, Ferrin TE. Workshop on molecular animation. Structure. 2010 Oct 13; 18(10):1261-5.
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  14. Shima JE, Komori T, Taylor TR, Stryke D, Kawamoto M, Johns SJ, Carlson EJ, Ferrin TE, Giacomini KM. Genetic variants of human organic anion transporter 4 demonstrate altered transport of endogenous substrates. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2010 Oct; 299(4):F767-75.
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  15. Morris JH, Meng EC, Ferrin TE. Computational tools for the interactive exploration of proteomic and structural data. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2010 Aug; 9(8):1703-15.
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  16. Schlessinger A, Matsson P, Shima JE, Pieper U, Yee SW, Kelly L, Apeltsin L, Stroud RM, Ferrin TE, Giacomini KM, Sali A. Comparison of human solute carriers. Protein Sci. 2010 Mar; 19(3):412-28.
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  17. Ha Choi J, Wah Yee S, Kim MJ, Nguyen L, Ho Lee J, Kang JO, Hesselson S, Castro RA, Stryke D, Johns SJ, Kwok PY, Ferrin TE, Goo Lee M, Black BL, Ahituv N, Giacomini KM. Identification and characterization of novel polymorphisms in the basal promoter of the human transporter, MATE1. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2009 Oct; 19(10):770-80.
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  18. Hesselson SE, Matsson P, Shima JE, Fukushima H, Yee SW, Kobayashi Y, Gow JM, Ha C, Ma B, Poon A, Johns SJ, Stryke D, Castro RA, Tahara H, Choi JH, Chen L, Picard N, Sjödin E, Roelofs MJ, Ferrin TE, Myers R, Kroetz DL, Kwok PY, Giacomini KM. Genetic variation in the proximal promoter of ABC and SLC superfamilies: liver and kidney specific expression and promoter activity predict variation. PLoS One. 2009; 4(9):e6942.
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  19. Atkinson HJ, Morris JH, Ferrin TE, Babbitt PC. Using sequence similarity networks for visualization of relationships across diverse protein superfamilies. PLoS One. 2009; 4(2):e4345.
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  20. Chen Y, Teranishi K, Li S, Yee SW, Hesselson S, Stryke D, Johns SJ, Ferrin TE, Kwok P, Giacomini KM. Genetic variants in multidrug and toxic compound extrusion-1, hMATE1, alter transport function. Pharmacogenomics J. 2009 Apr; 9(2):127-36.
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