University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Nevan J. Krogan, PhD

Nevan J. Krogan, PhD

Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Cancer Genetics

Research Summary

Dr. Krogan was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Regina and his PhD from the University of Toronto. Dr. Krogan’s lab at UCSF focuses on developing and applying quantitative, systematic proteomic and genetic approaches to study complex biological and biomedical problems. At present time, the Krogan group is focused on studying cancer, infectious disease and psychiatric disorders.


University of Regina, Canada, BS, 1997, Chemistry
University of Regina, Canada, MSc, 1999, Biochemistry
University of Toronto, Canada, PhD, 2005, Medical Genetics

Professional Experience

  • 2006-2007
    Sandler Fellow, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology/QB3, UCSF
  • 2007-2009
    Assistant Professor, Dept. of Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology/QB3, UCSF
  • 2009-2012
    Associate Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology/QB3, UCSF
  • 2012-present
    Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology/QB3, UCSF
  • 2013-present
    Director, California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, UCSF/QB3@UCSF
  • 2015-present
    Co-Director, Cancer Cell Mapping Initiative, UCSF/UCSD

Honors & Awards

  • 1995-1996
    Canadian Cancer Society Award
  • 1997
    Society of Chemical Industry Merit Award
  • 1999-2001
    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) PGS-B Award
  • 2001-2004
    Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral Fellowship
  • 2004
    Hannah Farkas-Himsley and Alexander Memorial Award
  • 2005
    L. W. Macpherson Microbiology Award
  • 2008
    Top 25 authors of high-impact papers in molecular biology and genetics from 2002 to 2006
  • 2009-2012
    Searle Scholar, Searle Foundation
  • 2009-2014
    Keck Distinguished Young Scholar, W. M. Keck Foundation
  • 2012
    Alumni Crowning Achievement Award, University of Regina
  • 2014
    “40 under 40”, Cell

Selected Publications

  1. Jeng MY, Hull PA, Fei M, Kwon HS, Tsou CL, Kasler H, Ng CP, Gordon DE, Johnson J, Krogan N, Verdin E, Ott M. Metabolic reprogramming of human CD8+ memory T cells through loss of SIRT1. J Exp Med. 2017 Nov 30.
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  2. Espinosa-Cantú A, Ascencio D, Herrera-Basurto S, Xu J, Roguev A, Krogan NJ, DeLuna A. Protein Moonlighting Revealed by Non-catalytic Phenotypes of Yeast Enzymes. Genetics. 2017 Nov 10.
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  3. Rujano MA, Cannata Serio M, Panasyuk G, Péanne R, Reunert J, Rymen D, Hauser V, Park JH, Freisinger P, Souche E, Guida MC, Maier EM, Wada Y, Jäger S, Krogan NJ, Kretz O, Nobre S, Garcia P, Quelhas D, Bird TD, Raskind WH, Schwake M, Duvet S, Foulquier F, Matthijs G, Marquardt T, Simons M. Mutations in the X-linked ATP6AP2 cause a glycosylation disorder with autophagic defects. J Exp Med. 2017 Nov 10.
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  4. Bharaj P, Atkins C, Luthra P, Giraldo MI, Dawes BE, Miorin L, Johnson JR, Krogan NJ, Basler CF, Freiberg AN, Rajsbaum R. The Host E3-Ubiquitin Ligase TRIM6 Ubiquitinates the Ebola Virus VP35 Protein and Promotes Virus Replication. J Virol. 2017 Sep 15; 91(18).
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  5. Roguev A, Xu J, Krogan N. DNA Preparation from Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2017 Jul 21.
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  6. Roguev A, Ryan CJ, Xu J, Colson I, Hartsuiker E, Krogan N. Genetic Interaction Score (S-Score) Calculation, Clustering, and Visualization of Genetic Interaction Profiles for Yeast. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2017 Jul 21.
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  7. Roguev A, Ryan CJ, Hartsuiker E, Krogan NJ. High-Throughput Quantitative Genetic Interaction Mapping in the Fission Yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2017 Jul 21.
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  8. Roguev A, Xu J, Krogan N. Transformation of Schizosaccharomyces pombe in a 96-Well Format. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2017 Jul 21.
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  9. Roguev A, Xu J, Krogan N. Genetic Interaction Mapping in Schizosaccharomyces pombe Using the Pombe Epistasis Mapper (PEM) System and a ROTOR HDA Colony Replicating Robot in a 1536 Array Format. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. 2017 Jul 21.
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  10. Shiver AL, Osadnik H, Kritikos G, Li B, Krogan N, Typas A, Gross CA. Correction: A Chemical-Genomic Screen of Neglected Antibiotics Reveals Illicit Transport of Kasugamycin and Blasticidin S. PLoS Genet. 2017 Jul; 13(7):e1006902.
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  11. Judge LM, Perez-Bermejo JA, Truong A, Ribeiro AJ, Yoo JC, Jensen CL, Mandegar MA, Huebsch N, Kaake RM, So PL, Srivastava D, Pruitt BL, Krogan NJ, Conklin BR. A BAG3 chaperone complex maintains cardiomyocyte function during proteotoxic stress. JCI Insight. 2017 Jul 20; 2(14).
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  12. Gong D, Dai X, Xiao Y, Du Y, Chapa TJ, Johnson JR, Li X, Krogan NJ, Deng H, Wu TT, Sun R. Virus-Like Vesicles of Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Activate Lytic Replication by Triggering Differentiation Signaling. J Virol. 2017 Aug 01; 91(15).
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  13. Sogi KM, Lien KA, Johnson JR, Krogan NJ, Stanley SA. The Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Gefitinib Restricts Mycobacterium tuberculosis Growth through Increased Lysosomal Biogenesis and Modulation of Cytokine Signaling. ACS Infect Dis. 2017 Aug 11; 3(8):564-574.
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  14. Boehm D, Jeng M, Camus G, Gramatica A, Schwarzer R, Johnson JR, Hull PA, Montano M, Sakane N, Pagans S, Godin R, Deeks SG, Krogan NJ, Greene WC, Ott M. SMYD2-Mediated Histone Methylation Contributes to HIV-1 Latency. Cell Host Microbe. 2017 May 10; 21(5):569-579.e6.
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  15. Du D, Roguev A, Gordon DE, Chen M, Chen SH, Shales M, Shen JP, Ideker T, Mali P, Qi LS, Krogan NJ. Genetic interaction mapping in mammalian cells using CRISPR interference. Nat Methods. 2017 Jun; 14(6):577-580.
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  16. Rialdi A, Hultquist J, Jimenez-Morales D, Peralta Z, Campisi L, Fenouil R, Moshkina N, Wang ZZ, Laffleur B, Kaake RM, McGregor MJ, Haas K, Pefanis E, Albrecht RA, Pache L, Chanda S, Jen J, Ochando J, Byun M, Basu U, García-Sastre A, Krogan N, van Bakel H, Marazzi I. The RNA Exosome Syncs IAV-RNAPII Transcription to Promote Viral Ribogenesis and Infectivity. Cell. 2017 May 04; 169(4):679-692.e14.
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  17. Lobingier BT, Hüttenhain R, Eichel K, Miller KB, Ting AY, von Zastrow M, Krogan NJ. An Approach to Spatiotemporally Resolve Protein Interaction Networks in Living Cells. Cell. 2017 Apr 06; 169(2):350-360.e12.
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  18. Nissen KE, Homer CM, Ryan CJ, Shales M, Krogan NJ, Patrick KL, Guthrie C. The histone variant H2A.Z promotes splicing of weak introns. Genes Dev. 2017 Apr 01; 31(7):688-701.
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  19. Faust TB, Li Y, Jang GM, Johnson JR, Yang S, Weiss A, Krogan NJ, Frankel AD. PJA2 ubiquitinates the HIV-1 Tat protein with atypical chain linkages to activate viral transcription. Sci Rep. 2017 Mar 27; 7:45394.
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  20. Shen JP, Zhao D, Sasik R, Luebeck J, Birmingham A, Bojorquez-Gomez A, Licon K, Klepper K, Pekin D, Beckett AN, Sanchez KS, Thomas A, Kuo CC, Du D, Roguev A, Lewis NE, Chang AN, Kreisberg JF, Krogan N, Qi L, Ideker T, Mali P. Combinatorial CRISPR-Cas9 screens for de novo mapping of genetic interactions. Nat Methods. 2017 Jun; 14(6):573-576.
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