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Susan Kay Murphy, PhD

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Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Campus Mail: 226 B Wing LSRC, 450 Research Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 681-3423
Email: susan.murphy@duke.edu

Ovarian and cervical cancer epigenetics, imprinted genes in ovarian and cervical cancers, identification of methylation biomarkers of disease, ovarian cancer stem cells, chemotherapeutic response in ovarian cancer, tumor dormancy, the influence of the in utero environment on DNA methylation and risk of disease.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Wake Forest University, 1998
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1992

Selected Grants and Awards

Publications

Murphy, SK, Wylie, AA, and Jirtle, RL. "Imprinting of PEG3, the human homolog of a gene involved in nurturing behaviour." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS 67, no. 4 (October 2000): 189-189.

Scholars@Duke

Murphy, SK, and Jirtle, RL. "Imprinted genes as potential genetic and epigenetic toxicologic targets." Environ Health Perspect 108 Suppl 1 (March 2000): 5-11. (Review)

Scholars@Duke

Murphy, SK, and Parks, GD. "RNA replication for the paramyxovirus simian virus 5 requires an internal repeated (CGNNNN) sequence motif." J Virol 73, no. 1 (January 1999): 805-809.

Scholars@Duke

Murphy, SK, Ito, Y, and Parks, GD. "A functional antigenomic promoter for the paramyxovirus simian virus 5 requires proper spacing between an essential internal segment and the 3' terminus." J Virol 72, no. 1 (January 1998): 10-19.

Scholars@Duke

Murphy, SK, and Parks, GD. "Genome nucleotide lengths that are divisible by six are not essential but enhance replication of defective interfering RNAs of the paramyxovirus simian virus 5." Virology 232, no. 1 (May 26, 1997): 145-157.

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Murphy, SK, and Oliver, JD. "Effects of temperature abuse on survival of Vibrio vulnificus in oysters." Applied and Environmental Microbiology 58, no. 9 (1992): 2771-2775.

Scholars@Duke

Joubert, BR, Håberg, SE, Nilsen, RM, Wang, X, Vollset, SE, Murphy, SK, Huang, Z, Hoyo, C, Midttun, Ø, Cupul-Uicab, LA, Ueland, PM, Wu, MC, Nystad, W, Bell, DA, Peddada, SD, and London, SJ. "450K epigenome-wide scan identifies differential DNA methylation in newborns related to maternal smoking during pregnancy." Environ Health Perspect 120, no. 10: 1425-1431.

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