University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Wallace Marshall, PhD

Wallace Marshall, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Affiliate Member

Education

State University of New York at Stony Brook, BE, 1991, Electrical Engineering
State University of New York at Stony Brook, BS, 1991, Biochemistry
University of California, San Francisco, PhD, 1997, Biochemistry
Yale University, New Haven CT, Postdoc, 1997-2003, Cell Biology


Professional Experience

  • 2003-2009
    Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF
  • 2009-present
    Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society, 1990
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowship, 1991 - 1996
  • Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Fellowship, 1997 - 2000
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Special Fellowship, 2000-2003
  • Searle Scholar Award, 2005-2008
  • Dean's Recognition for Excellence in Teaching, School of Pharmacy, 2007, 2008
  • W.M Keck Foundation Distinguished Young Scholar in Medical Research, 2007
  • Herbert Boyer Junior Faculty Endowed Chair, 2009

Selected Publications

  1. Li S, Fernandez JJ, Marshall WF, Agard DA. Electron cryo-tomography provides insight into procentriole architecture and assembly mechanism. Elife. 2019 Feb 11; 8.
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  2. Tang SKY, Marshall WF. Cell learning. Curr Biol. 2018 Oct 22; 28(20):R1180-R1184.
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  3. Marshall WF. A Dilution Model for Embryonic Scaling. Dev Cell. 2018 09 10; 46(5):529-530.
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  4. Lin A, Makushok T, Diaz U, Marshall WF. Methods for the Study of Regeneration in Stentor. J Vis Exp. 2018 06 13; (136).
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  5. Hendel NL, Thomson M, Marshall WF. Diffusion as a Ruler: Modeling Kinesin Diffusion as a Length Sensor for Intraflagellar Transport. Biophys J. 2018 02 06; 114(3):663-674.
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  6. Kimmel JC, Chang AY, Brack AS, Marshall WF. Inferring cell state by quantitative motility analysis reveals a dynamic state system and broken detailed balance. PLoS Comput Biol. 2018 01; 14(1):e1005927.
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  7. Tang Z, Hu Y, Wang Z, Jiang K, Zhan C, Marshall WF, Tang N. Mechanical Forces Program the Orientation of Cell Division during Airway Tube Morphogenesis. Dev Cell. 2018 02 05; 44(3):313-325.e5.
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  8. Ishikawa H, Marshall WF. Testing the time-of-flight model for flagellar length sensing. Mol Biol Cell. 2017 Nov 07; 28(23):3447-3456.
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  9. Russell JJ, Theriot JA, Sood P, Marshall WF, Landweber LF, Fritz-Laylin L, Polka JK, Oliferenko S, Gerbich T, Gladfelter A, Umen J, Bezanilla M, Lancaster MA, He S, Gibson MC, Goldstein B, Tanaka EM, Hu CK, Brunet A. Non-model model organisms. BMC Biol. 2017 06 29; 15(1):55.
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  10. Blauch LR, Gai Y, Khor JW, Sood P, Marshall WF, Tang SKY. Microfluidic guillotine for single-cell wound repair studies. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 07 11; 114(28):7283-7288.
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  11. Tang SKY, Marshall WF. Self-repairing cells: How single cells heal membrane ruptures and restore lost structures. Science. 2017 06 09; 356(6342):1022-1025.
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  12. Ishikawa H, Marshall WF. Intraflagellar Transport and Ciliary Dynamics. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2017 Mar 01; 9(3).
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  13. Chang AY, Marshall WF. Organelles - understanding noise and heterogeneity in cell biology at an intermediate scale. J Cell Sci. 2017 03 01; 130(5):819-826.
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  14. Slabodnick MM, Ruby JG, Reiff SB, Swart EC, Gosai S, Prabakaran S, Witkowska E, Larue GE, Fisher S, Freeman RM, Gunawardena J, Chu W, Stover NA, Gregory BD, Nowacki M, Derisi J, Roy SW, Marshall WF, Sood P. The Macronuclear Genome of Stentor coeruleus Reveals Tiny Introns in a Giant Cell. Curr Biol. 2017 Feb 20; 27(4):569-575.
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  15. Marshall WF. Cell Geometry: How Cells Count and Measure Size. Annu Rev Biophys. 2016 07 05; 45:49-64.
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  16. Chan YH, Reyes L, Sohail SM, Tran NK, Marshall WF. Organelle Size Scaling of the Budding Yeast Vacuole by Relative Growth and Inheritance. Curr Biol. 2016 05 09; 26(9):1221-8.
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  17. Marshall WF, Fung JC. Modeling meiotic chromosome pairing: nuclear envelope attachment, telomere-led active random motion, and anomalous diffusion. Phys Biol. 2016 Apr 05; 13(2):026003.
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  18. Kamiyama D, Sekine S, Barsi-Rhyne B, Hu J, Chen B, Gilbert LA, Ishikawa H, Leonetti MD, Marshall WF, Weissman JS, Huang B. Versatile protein tagging in cells with split fluorescent protein. Nat Commun. 2016 Mar 18; 7:11046.
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  19. Marshall WF. How Cells Measure Length on Subcellular Scales. Trends Cell Biol. 2015 Dec; 25(12):760-768.
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  20. Marshall WF. Subcellular size. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2015 May 08; 7(6).
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