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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

Dietz, LG, Wylie, AA, Rauen, KA, Murphy, SK, Jirtle, RL, and Cotter, PD. "Exclusion of maternal uniparental disomy of chromosome 14 in patients referred for Prader-Willi syndrome using a multiplex methylation polymerase chain reaction assay." J Med Genet 40, no. 4 (April 2003): e46-. (Letter)

Scholars@Duke

Dietz, L, Wylie, AA, Rauen, KA, Murphy, SK, Jirtle, RL, and Cotter, PD. "Exclusion of maternal uniparental disomy of chromosome 14 in Prader-Willi syndrome referrals using a rapid methylation PCR assay." October 2002.

Scholars@Duke

Freking, BA, Murphy, SK, Wylie, AA, Rhodes, SJ, Keele, JW, Leymaster, KA, Jirtle, RL, and Smith, TPL. "Identification of the single base change causing the callipyge muscle hypertrophy phenotype, the only known example of polar overdominance in mammals." Genome Research 12, no. 10 (October 2002): 1496-1506.

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Li, T, Vu, TH, Lee, K-O, Yang, Y, Nguyen, CV, Bui, HQ, Zeng, Z-L, Nguyen, BT, Hu, J-F, Murphy, SK, Jirtle, RL, and Hoffman, AR. "An imprinted PEG1/MEST antisense expressed predominantly in human testis and in mature spermatozoa." Journal of Biological Chemistry 277, no. 16 (2002): 13518-13527.

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Murphy, SK, Wylie, AA, McVie-Wylie, AJ, Pulford, D, Nolan, CM, Orton, TC, and Jirtle, RL. "Development and characterization of a conditional M6p/Igf2r knockout mouse." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS 69, no. 4 (October 2001): 363-363.

Scholars@Duke

Evans, HK, Wylie, AA, Murphy, SK, and Jirtle, RL. "NNATresides in a micro-imprinted domain on human chromosome 20q11.2." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS 69, no. 4 (October 2001): 346-346.

Scholars@Duke

Evans, HK, Wylie, AA, Murphy, SK, and Jirtle, RL. "The neuronatin gene resides in a "micro-imprinted" domain on human chromosome 20q11.2." Genomics 77, no. 1-2 (September 2001): 99-104.

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Keller, MA, Murphy, SK, and Parks, GD. "RNA replication from the simian virus 5 antigenomic promoter requires three sequence-dependent elements separated by sequence-independent spacer regions." Journal of Virology 75, no. 8 (April 2001): 3993-3998.

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Murphy, SK, Wylie, AA, and Jirtle, RL. "Imprinting of PEG3, the human homologue of a mouse gene involved in nurturing behavior." Genomics 71, no. 1 (January 1, 2001): 110-117.

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Wylie, AA, Murphy, SK, Orton, TC, and Jirtle, RL. "Novel imprinted DLK1/GTL2 domain on human chromosome 14 contains motifs that mimic those implicated in IGF2/H19 regulation." Genome Research 10, no. 11 (November 2000): 1711-1718.

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