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Susan J. Fisher, PhD

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Professor, Departments of Oral Biology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Anatomy; Faculty Director, Biomolecular Resource Center, UCSF

sfisher@cgl.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-5297, 476-2943 (voice)
Box 0512, UCSF

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Education

Hope College, Holland, Michigan, A.B., 1972, Biology, Chemistry
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1973, Anatomy
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, Ph.D., 1977, Anatomy
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Postdoc, 1977-1982, Mass Spectrometry


Professional Experience

  • 1982-1988
    Assistant Professor, Dept. of Stomatology, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), CA
  • 1988-1994
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Stomatology, UCSF, CA
  • 1994-present
    Professor, Dept. of Cell and Tissue Biology, UCSF, CA

Honors & Awards

  • 1971-72
    NSF Undergraduate Research Program
  • 1972-73
    NIH Training Grant
  • 1978-81
    NIH National Research Service Award HD05687
  • 1987
    UCSF Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award
  • 1988
    Pew Foundation Faculty Development Award
  • ad hoc reviewer for National Institutes of Health (Oral Biology and Medicine, HED)
  • Wellcome Research Foundation and Medical Research Council of Canada and UK
  • 1994
    Achievement Award in Women's Health (Warner-Lambert Co., National Health Council, Journal of Women's Health)
  • 2000
    Co-Chair, Gordon Conference (Reproductive Tract Biology)
  • 1997-2002
    Member of Reproductive Biology Study Section (NIH), Chair (2000-2002)
  • 2000
    Sadler Award from NICHD
  • 2000
    NIH MERIT Award (DE07244)
  • 2001
    Faculty Director, UCSF Biomolecular Resource Center
  • 2001
    Scientific Advisory Board, Society for Women's Health
  • 2002
    UCSF Graduate Association Outstanding Mentor Award
  • 2003
    Anita Payne Lectureship (U of Mich.)
  • 2004
    UCSF School of Dentistry Faculty Research Award
  • 2006
    Dean's Distinguished Lecturer (U of Colorado)
  • 2006
    Jerry Elliott Memorial Lecture (New England Perinatal Research Society)
  • 2006
    Jerry Elliott Memorial Lecture (New England Perinatal Research Society)

Selected Publications

  1. Bárcena A, Kapidzic M, Muench MO, Gormley M, Scott MA, Weier JF, Ferlatte C, Fisher SJ. Retraction notice to "The human placenta is a hematopoietic organ during the embryonic and fetal periods of development" [Dev. Biol. 327 (2009) 24–33]. Dev Biol. 2014 Apr 15; 388(2):216.
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  2. Zawadzka AM, Schilling B, Cusack MP, Sahu AK, Drake P, Fisher SJ, Benz CC, Gibson BW. Phosphoprotein secretome of tumor cells as a source of candidates for breast cancer biomarkers in plasma. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2014 Apr; 13(4):1034-49.
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  3. Zhou Y, Gormley MJ, Hunkapiller NM, Kapidzic M, Stolyarov Y, Feng V, Nishida M, Drake PM, Bianco K, Wang F, McMaster MT, Fisher SJ. Reversal of gene dysregulation in cultured cytotrophoblasts reveals possible causes of preeclampsia. J Clin Invest. 2013 Jul 1; 123(7):2862-72.
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  4. Hromatka BS, Ngeleza S, Adibi JJ, Niles RK, Tshefu AK, Fisher SJ. Histopathologies, immunolocalization, and a glycan binding screen provide insights into Plasmodium falciparum interactions with the human placenta. Biol Reprod. 2013 Jun; 88(6):154.
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  5. Co EC, Gormley M, Kapidzic M, Rosen DB, Scott MA, Stolp HA, McMaster M, Lanier LL, Bárcena A, Fisher SJ. Maternal decidual macrophages inhibit NK cell killing of invasive cytotrophoblasts during human pregnancy. Biol Reprod. 2013 Jun; 88(6):155.
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  6. Bartlett JA, Albertolle ME, Wohlford-Lenane C, Pezzulo AA, Zabner J, Niles RK, Fisher SJ, McCray PB, Williams KE. Protein composition of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and airway surface liquid from newborn pigs. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2013 Aug 1; 305(3):L256-66.
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  7. Abbatiello SE, Mani DR, Schilling B, Maclean B, Zimmerman LJ, Feng X, Cusack MP, Sedransk N, Hall SC, Addona T, Allen S, Dodder NG, Ghosh M, Held JM, Hedrick V, Inerowicz HD, Jackson A, Keshishian H, Kim JW, Lyssand JS, Riley CP, Rudnick P, Sadowski P, Shaddox K, Smith D, Tomazela D, Wahlander A, Waldemarson S, Whitwell CA, You J, Zhang S, Kinsinger CR, Mesri M, Rodriguez H, Borchers CH, Buck C, Fisher SJ, Gibson BW, Liebler D, Maccoss M, Neubert TA, Paulovich A, Regnier F, Skates SJ, Tempst P, Wang M, Carr SA. Design, implementation and multisite evaluation of a system suitability protocol for the quantitative assessment of instrument performance in liquid chromatography-multiple reaction monitoring-MS (LC-MRM-MS). Mol Cell Proteomics. 2013 Sep; 12(9):2623-39.
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  8. Fisher SJ, Giudice LC. Retrospective. Robert G. Edwards (1925-2013). Science. 2013 May 17; 340(6134):825.
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  9. Genbacev O, Lamb JD, Prakobphol A, Donne M, McMaster MT, Fisher SJ. Human trophoblast progenitors: where do they reside? Semin Reprod Med. 2013 Jan; 31(1):56-61.
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  10. Drake P, Schilling B, Gibson B, Fisher S. Elucidation of N-glycosites within human plasma glycoproteins for cancer biomarker discovery. Methods Mol Biol. 2013; 951:307-22.
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  11. Hromatka BS, Drake PM, Kapidzic M, Stolp H, Goldfien GA, Shih IeM, Fisher SJ. Polysialic acid enhances the migration and invasion of human cytotrophoblasts. Glycobiology. 2013 May; 23(5):593-602.
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  12. Walian PJ, Allen S, Shatsky M, Zeng L, Szakal ED, Liu H, Hall SC, Fisher SJ, Lam BR, Singer ME, Geller JT, Brenner SE, Chandonia JM, Hazen TC, Witkowska HE, Biggin MD, Jap BK. High-throughput isolation and characterization of untagged membrane protein complexes: outer membrane complexes of Desulfovibrio vulgaris. J Proteome Res. 2012 Dec 7; 11(12):5720-35.
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  13. Drake PM, Schilling B, Niles RK, Prakobphol A, Li B, Jung K, Cho W, Braten M, Inerowicz HD, Williams K, Albertolle M, Held JM, Iacovides D, Sorensen DJ, Griffith OL, Johansen E, Zawadzka AM, Cusack MP, Allen S, Gormley M, Hall SC, Witkowska HE, Gray JW, Regnier F, Gibson BW, Fisher SJ. Lectin chromatography/mass spectrometry discovery workflow identifies putative biomarkers of aggressive breast cancers. J Proteome Res. 2012 Apr 6; 11(4):2508-20.
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  14. Aghajanova L, Shen S, Rojas AM, Fisher SJ, Irwin JC, Giudice LC. Comparative transcriptome analysis of human trophectoderm and embryonic stem cell-derived trophoblasts reveal key participants in early implantation. Biol Reprod. 2012 Jan; 86(1):1-21.
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  15. Witkowska HE, Hall SC, Fisher SJ. Breaking the bottleneck in the protein biomarker pipeline. Clin Chem. 2012 Feb; 58(2):321-3.
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  16. Fisher SJ, Giudice LC. SGK1: a fine balancing act for human pregnancy. Nat Med. 2011; 17(11):1348-9.
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  17. Bárcena A, Muench MO, Kapidzic M, Gormley M, Goldfien GA, Fisher SJ. Human placenta and chorion: potential additional sources of hematopoietic stem cells for transplantation. Transfusion. 2011 Nov; 51 Suppl 4:94S-105S.
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  18. Genbacev O, Donne M, Kapidzic M, Gormley M, Lamb J, Gilmore J, Larocque N, Goldfien G, Zdravkovic T, McMaster MT, Fisher SJ. Establishment of human trophoblast progenitor cell lines from the chorion. Stem Cells. 2011 Sep; 29(9):1427-36.
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  19. Liu H, Yang L, Khainovski N, Dong M, Hall SC, Fisher SJ, Biggin MD, Jin J, Witkowska HE. Automated iterative MS/MS acquisition: a tool for improving efficiency of protein identification using a LC-MALDI MS workflow. Anal Chem. 2011 Aug 15; 83(16):6286-93.
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  20. Hunkapiller NM, Gasperowicz M, Kapidzic M, Plaks V, Maltepe E, Kitajewski J, Cross JC, Fisher SJ. A role for Notch signaling in trophoblast endovascular invasion and in the pathogenesis of pre-eclampsia. Development. 2011 Jul; 138(14):2987-98.
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