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    Hana El-Samad, PhD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentBiochemistry and Biophysics
    Address1700 4th Street
    San Francisco CA 94158
    Phone415-476-2596

       Biography 
       Awards and Honors
      American Automatic Control Council2011Donald P. Eckman Award
      David and Lucille Packard Foundation2009Packard Fellowship
      University of California, San Francisco2008Grace Boyer Junior Faculty Endowed Chair

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      1. Venugopalan G, Camarillo DB, Webster KD, Reber CD, Sethian JA, Weaver VM, Fletcher DA, El-Samad H, Rycroft CH. Multicellular architecture of malignant breast epithelia influences mechanics. PLoS One. 2014; 9(8):e101955.
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      2. Zuleta IA, Aranda-Díaz A, Li H, El-Samad H. Dynamic characterization of growth and gene expression using high-throughput automated flow cytometry. Nat Methods. 2014 Apr; 11(4):443-8.
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      3. Stewart-Ornstein J, Nelson C, Derisi J, Weissman JS, El-Samad H. Msn2 coordinates a stoichiometric gene expression program. Curr Biol. 2013 Dec 2; 23(23):2336-45.
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      4. Chen S, Harrigan P, Heineike B, Stewart-Ornstein J, El-Samad H. Building robust functionality in synthetic circuits using engineered feedback regulation. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2013 Aug; 24(4):790-6.
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      5. Irannejad R, Tomshine JC, Tomshine JR, Chevalier M, Mahoney JP, Steyaert J, Rasmussen SG, Sunahara RK, El-Samad H, Huang B, von Zastrow M. Conformational biosensors reveal GPCR signalling from endosomes. Nature. 2013 Mar 28; 495(7442):534-8.
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      6. Vidal SE, Pincus D, Stewart-Ornstein J, El-Samad H. Formation of subnuclear foci is a unique spatial behavior of mating MAPKs during hyperosmotic stress. Cell Rep. 2013 Feb 21; 3(2):328-34.
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      7. Venturelli OS, El-Samad H, Murray RM. Synergistic dual positive feedback loops established by molecular sequestration generate robust bimodal response. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Nov 27; 109(48):E3324-33.
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      8. Fordyce PM, Pincus D, Kimmig P, Nelson CS, El-Samad H, Walter P, DeRisi JL. Basic leucine zipper transcription factor Hac1 binds DNA in two distinct modes as revealed by microfluidic analyses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Nov 6; 109(45):E3084-93.
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      9. Chevalier MW, El-Samad H. Towards a minimal stochastic model for a large class of diffusion-reactions on biological membranes. J Chem Phys. 2012 Aug 28; 137(8):084103.
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      10. Stewart-Ornstein J, Weissman JS, El-Samad H. Cellular noise regulons underlie fluctuations in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Cell. 2012 Feb 24; 45(4):483-93.
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      11. Stewart-Ornstein J, El-Samad H. Stochastic modeling of cellular networks. Methods Cell Biol. 2012; 110:111-37.
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      12. Chevalier MW, El-Samad H. A data-integrated method for analyzing stochastic biochemical networks. J Chem Phys. 2011 Dec 7; 135(21):214110.
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      13. El-Samad H, Weissman JS. Genetics: Noise rules. Nature. 2011 Dec 8; 480(7376):188-9.
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      14. Milias-Argeitis A, Summers S, Stewart-Ornstein J, Zuleta I, Pincus D, El-Samad H, Khammash M, Lygeros J. In silico feedback for in vivo regulation of a gene expression circuit. Nat Biotechnol. 2011 Dec; 29(12):1114-6.
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      15. El-Samad H, Madhani HD. Can a systems perspective help us appreciate the biological meaning of small effects? Dev Cell. 2011 Jul 19; 21(1):11-3.
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      16. Rubio C, Pincus D, Korennykh A, Schuck S, El-Samad H, Walter P. Homeostatic adaptation to endoplasmic reticulum stress depends on Ire1 kinase activity. J Cell Biol. 2011 Apr 4; 193(1):171-84.
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      17. McCullagh E, Seshan A, El-Samad H, Madhani HD. Coordinate control of gene expression noise and interchromosomal interactions in a MAP kinase pathway. Nat Cell Biol. 2010 Oct; 12(10):954-62.
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      18. Garcia JF, Dumesic PA, Hartley PD, El-Samad H, Madhani HD. Combinatorial, site-specific requirement for heterochromatic silencing factors in the elimination of nucleosome-free regions. Genes Dev. 2010 Aug 15; 24(16):1758-71.
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      19. Pincus D, Chevalier MW, Aragón T, van Anken E, Vidal SE, El-Samad H, Walter P. BiP binding to the ER-stress sensor Ire1 tunes the homeostatic behavior of the unfolded protein response. PLoS Biol. 2010; 8(7):e1000415.
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      20. Mélykúti B, August E, Papachristodoulou A, El-Samad H. Discriminating between rival biochemical network models: three approaches to optimal experiment design. BMC Syst Biol. 2010; 4:38.
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      21. McCullagh E, Farlow J, Fuller C, Girard J, Lipinski-Kruszka J, Lu D, Noriega T, Rollins G, Spitzer R, Todhunter M, El-Samad H. Not all quiet on the noise front. Nat Chem Biol. 2009 Oct; 5(10):699-704.
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      22. Ma W, Trusina A, El-Samad H, Lim WA, Tang C. Defining network topologies that can achieve biochemical adaptation. Cell. 2009 Aug 21; 138(4):760-73.
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      23. Chevalier MW, El-Samad H. A rigorous framework for multiscale simulation of stochastic cellular networks. J Chem Phys. 2009 Aug 7; 131(5):054102.
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      24. Justman QA, Serber Z, Ferrell JE, El-Samad H, Shokat KM. Tuning the activation threshold of a kinase network by nested feedback loops. Science. 2009 Apr 24; 324(5926):509-12.
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      25. Herzmark P, Campbell K, Wang F, Wong K, El-Samad H, Groisman A, Bourne HR. Bound attractant at the leading vs. the trailing edge determines chemotactic prowess. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Aug 14; 104(33):13349-54.
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      26. Kurata H, El-Samad H, Iwasaki R, Ohtake H, Doyle JC, Grigorova I, Gross CA, Khammash M. Module-based analysis of robustness tradeoffs in the heat shock response system. PLoS Comput Biol. 2006 Jul 28; 2(7):e59.
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      27. El-Samad H, Khammash M. Regulated degradation is a mechanism for suppressing stochastic fluctuations in gene regulatory networks. Biophys J. 2006 May 15; 90(10):3749-61.
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      28. El-Samad H, Kurata H, Doyle JC, Gross CA, Khammash M. Surviving heat shock: control strategies for robustness and performance. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Feb 22; 102(8):2736-41.
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      29. El-Samad H, Goff JP, Khammash M. Calcium homeostasis and parturient hypocalcemia: an integral feedback perspective. J Theor Biol. 2002 Jan 7; 214(1):17-29.
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