Adam Olshen, PhD

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Adam Olshen, PhD

Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
Director, Computational Biology Core, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

olshena@biostat.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 514-9406 (voice)
Box 0128, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0128

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Education

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Ph.D., 1997, Biostatistics
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, M.S., 1994, Biostatistics
University of California, Berkeley, CA, M.A., 1992, Statistics
University of California, Berkeley, CA, B.A., 1990, Statistic


Professional Experience

  • 1990-1992
    Teaching Assistant, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
  • 1992-1997
    Assistant, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • 1995
    Teaching Assistant, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • 1995
    Statistical Consultant, The Research Group, Seattle, WA
  • 1997-1999
    Biostatistician, Stanford Human Genome Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
  • 2000-2001
    Informatics Research Scientist, UCSF Cancer Center, Univ. of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 2001-2007
    Assistant Attending Biostatistician, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • 2007-2009
    Associate Attending Biostatistician, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • 2009-2013
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Univ. of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 2009-2011
    Director, Biostatistics and Computational Biology Core, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • 2011-present
    Director, Computational Biology Core, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • 2013-present
    Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Univ. of California, San Francisco, CA

Selected Publications

  1. Williams KE, Lemieux GA, Hassis ME, Olshen AB, Fisher SJ, Werb Z. Quantitative proteomic analyses of mammary organoids reveals distinct signatures after exposure to environmental chemicals. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Mar 8; 113(10):E1343-51.
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  2. Stieglitz E, Taylor-Weiner AN, Chang TY, Gelston LC, Wang YD, Mazor T, Esquivel E, Yu A, Seepo S, Olsen SR, Rosenberg M, Archambeault SL, Abusin G, Beckman K, Brown PA, Briones M, Carcamo B, Cooper T, Dahl GV, Emanuel PD, Fluchel MN, Goyal RK, Hayashi RJ, Hitzler J, Hugge C, Liu YL, Messinger YH, Mahoney DH, Monteleone P, Nemecek ER, Roehrs PA, Schore RJ, Stine KC, Takemoto CM, Toretsky JA, Costello JF, Olshen AB, Stewart C, Li Y, Ma J, Gerbing RB, Alonzo TA, Getz G, Gruber TA, Golub TR, Stegmaier K, Loh ML. Corrigendum: The genomic landscape of juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. Nat Genet. 2015 Dec 29; 48(1):101.
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  3. Korkola JE, Heck S, Olshen AB, Feldman DR, Reuter VE, Houldsworth J, Bosl GJ, Chaganti RS. Development and Validation of a Gene-Based Model for Outcome Prediction in Germ Cell Tumors Using a Combined Genomic and Expression Profiling Approach. PLoS One. 2015; 10(12):e0142846.
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  4. Chang MT, Asthana S, Gao SP, Lee BH, Chapman JS, Kandoth C, Gao J, Socci ND, Solit DB, Olshen AB, Schultz N, Taylor BS. Identifying recurrent mutations in cancer reveals widespread lineage diversity and mutational specificity. Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Feb; 34(2):155-63.
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  5. Stieglitz E, Taylor-Weiner AN, Chang TY, Gelston LC, Wang YD, Mazor T, Esquivel E, Yu A, Seepo S, Olsen SR, Rosenberg M, Archambeault SL, Abusin G, Beckman K, Brown PA, Briones M, Carcamo B, Cooper T, Dahl GV, Emanuel PD, Fluchel MN, Goyal RK, Hayashi RJ, Hitzler J, Hugge C, Liu YL, Messinger YH, Mahoney DH, Monteleone P, Nemecek ER, Roehrs PA, Schore RJ, Stine KC, Takemoto CM, Toretsky JA, Costello JF, Olshen AB, Stewart C, Li Y, Ma J, Gerbing RB, Alonzo TA, Getz G, Gruber TA, Golub TR, Stegmaier K, Loh ML. The genomic landscape of juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. Nat Genet. 2015 Nov; 47(11):1326-33.
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  6. Mazor T, Pankov A, Johnson BE, Hong C, Hamilton EG, Bell RJ, Smirnov IV, Reis GF, Phillips JJ, Barnes MJ, Idbaih A, Alentorn A, Kloezeman JJ, Lamfers ML, Bollen AW, Taylor BS, Molinaro AM, Olshen AB, Chang SM, Song JS, Costello JF. DNA Methylation and Somatic Mutations Converge on the Cell Cycle and Define Similar Evolutionary Histories in Brain Tumors. Cancer Cell. 2015 Sep 14; 28(3):307-17.
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  7. Shain AH, Garrido M, Botton T, Talevich E, Yeh I, Sanborn JZ, Chung J, Wang NJ, Kakavand H, Mann GJ, Thompson JF, Wiesner T, Roy R, Olshen AB, Gagnon A, Gray JW, Huh N, Hur JS, Busam KJ, Scolyer RA, Cho RJ, Murali R, Bastian BC. Exome sequencing of desmoplastic melanoma identifies recurrent NFKBIE promoter mutations and diverse activating mutations in the MAPK pathway. Nat Genet. 2015 Oct; 47(10):1194-9.
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  8. Scheinin I, Sie D, Bengtsson H, van de Wiel MA, Olshen AB, van Thuijl HF, van Essen HF, Eijk PP, Rustenburg F, Meijer GA, Reijneveld JC, Wesseling P, Pinkel D, Albertson DG, Ylstra B. DNA copy number analysis of fresh and formalin-fixed specimens by shallow whole-genome sequencing with identification and exclusion of problematic regions in the genome assembly. Genome Res. 2014 Dec; 24(12):2022-32.
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  9. Olshen A, Tang M, Cortes J, Gonen M, Hughes T, Branford S, Quintás-Cardama A, Michor F. Dynamics of chronic myeloid leukemia response to dasatinib, nilotinib, and high-dose imatinib. Haematologica. 2014 Nov; 99(11):1701-9.
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  10. Schmidt BL, Kuczynski J, Bhattacharya A, Huey B, Corby PM, Queiroz EL, Nightingale K, Kerr AR, DeLacure MD, Veeramachaneni R, Olshen AB, Albertson DG. Changes in abundance of oral microbiota associated with oral cancer. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e98741.
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  11. Nagarajan RP, Zhang B, Bell RJ, Johnson BE, Olshen AB, Sundaram V, Li D, Graham AE, Diaz A, Fouse SD, Smirnov I, Song J, Paris PL, Wang T, Costello JF. Recurrent epimutations activate gene body promoters in primary glioblastoma. Genome Res. 2014 May; 24(5):761-74.
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  12. Johnson BE, Mazor T, Hong C, Barnes M, Aihara K, McLean CY, Fouse SD, Yamamoto S, Ueda H, Tatsuno K, Asthana S, Jalbert LE, Nelson SJ, Bollen AW, Gustafson WC, Charron E, Weiss WA, Smirnov IV, Song JS, Olshen AB, Cha S, Zhao Y, Moore RA, Mungall AJ, Jones SJ, Hirst M, Marra MA, Saito N, Aburatani H, Mukasa A, Berger MS, Chang SM, Taylor BS, Costello JF. Mutational analysis reveals the origin and therapy-driven evolution of recurrent glioma. Science. 2014 Jan 10; 343(6167):189-93.
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  13. Stumpf CR, Moreno MV, Olshen AB, Taylor BS, Ruggero D. The translational landscape of the mammalian cell cycle. Mol Cell. 2013 Nov 21; 52(4):574-82.
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  14. Olshen AB, Hsieh AC, Stumpf CR, Olshen RA, Ruggero D, Taylor BS. Assessing gene-level translational control from ribosome profiling. Bioinformatics. 2013 Dec 1; 29(23):2995-3002.
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  15. Sadanandam A, Lyssiotis CA, Homicsko K, Collisson EA, Gibb WJ, Wullschleger S, Ostos LC, Lannon WA, Grotzinger C, Del Rio M, Lhermitte B, Olshen AB, Wiedenmann B, Cantley LC, Gray JW, Hanahan D. A colorectal cancer classification system that associates cellular phenotype and responses to therapy. Nat Med. 2013 May; 19(5):619-25.
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  16. Kobos R, Nagai M, Tsuda M, Merl MY, Saito T, Laé M, Mo Q, Olshen A, Lianoglou S, Leslie C, Ostrovnaya I, Antczak C, Djaballah H, Ladanyi M. Combining integrated genomics and functional genomics to dissect the biology of a cancer-associated, aberrant transcription factor, the ASPSCR1-TFE3 fusion oncoprotein. J Pathol. 2013 Apr; 229(5):743-54.
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  17. Mo Q, Wang S, Seshan VE, Olshen AB, Schultz N, Sander C, Powers RS, Ladanyi M, Shen R. Pattern discovery and cancer gene identification in integrated cancer genomic data. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 12; 110(11):4245-50.
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  18. Nam JM, Ahmed KM, Costes S, Zhang H, Onodera Y, Olshen AB, Hatanaka KC, Kinoshita R, Ishikawa M, Sabe H, Shirato H, Park CC. ß1-Integrin via NF-?B signaling is essential for acquisition of invasiveness in a model of radiation treated in situ breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2013; 15(4):R60.
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  19. Magbanua MJ, Sosa EV, Roy R, Eisenbud LE, Scott JH, Olshen A, Pinkel D, Rugo HS, Park JW. Genomic profiling of isolated circulating tumor cells from metastatic breast cancer patients. Cancer Res. 2013 Jan 1; 73(1):30-40.
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  20. Shen R, Mo Q, Schultz N, Seshan VE, Olshen AB, Huse J, Ladanyi M, Sander C. Integrative subtype discovery in glioblastoma using iCluster. PLoS One. 2012; 7(4):e35236.
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