Ruth Halaban PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Dermatology


Departments & Organizations

Melanoma Program

Cancer Genetics & Genomics

Dermatology: SPORE in Skin Cancer

Gene Regulation and Functional Genomics

Research Interests

Genes controlling differentiation, proliferation; malignant transformation of melanocytes; Growth factors and receptor kinases; Signal transduction; Epigenetic modification and gene expression; Markers for melanoma; Next-Generation sequencing; mutations


Education

  • Ph.D., Princeton University , 1968

Selected Publication

  • Shi, H., G. Moriceau, X. Kong, R.C. Koya, R. Nazarian, G.M. Pupo, A. Bacchiocchi, K.B. Dahlman, B. Chmielowski, J.A. Sosman, R. Halaban, R.F. Kefford, G.V. Long, A. Ribas, and R.S. Lo. 2012. Preexisting MEK1 Exon 3 mutations in V600E/KBRAF melanomas do not confer resistance to BRAF inhibitors. Cancer Discov. 2:414-424.
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