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Michael Lee Parnassus Flow Cytometry Core (PFCC), University of California, USA, USA,
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Cláudia Bispo Parnassus Flow Cytometry Core (PFCC), University of California, USA, USA,
1 protocol

Cassandra Adams Genome Analysis Core (GAC), University of California, USA, USA,
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Oyang Teng Genome Analysis Core (GAC), University of California, United States, United States,
1 protocol

Kirsten A Copren
  • Genome Analysis Core (GAC), University of California, USA, USA,
  • 1 Author merit

Education

PhD, University of California, Davis, United States, 2004

Current position

Technical Consultant, Genome Analysis, Self-Employed, United States, 2017-2018

Technical Director, Genome Analysis Core, University of California, San Francisco, United States, 2011-2017

Publications


  1. Premasekharan, G., Gilbert, E., Okimoto, R. A., Hamirani, A., Lindquist, K. J., Ngo, V. T., Roy, R., Hough, J., Edwards, M., Paz, R., Foye, A., Sood, R., Copren, K. A., Gubens, M., Small, E. J., Bivona, T. G., Collisson, E. A., Friedlander, T. W. and Paris, P. L. (2016). An improved CTC isolation scheme for pairing with downstream genomics: Demonstrating clinical utility in metastatic prostate, lung and pancreatic cancer. Cancer Lett 380(1): 144-152
  2. DuBois, S. G., Goldsby, R., Segal, M., Woo, J., Copren, K., Kane, J. P., Pullinger, C. R., Matthay, K. K., Witte, J., Lessnick, S. L., Robison, L. L., Bhatia, S. and Strong, L. C. (2012). Evaluation of polymorphisms in EWSR1 and risk of Ewing sarcoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Pediatr Blood Cancer 59(1): 52-56.
  3. LopezJimenez, N., Gerber, S., Popovici, V., Mirza, S., Copren, K., Ta, L., Shaw, G. M., Trueb, B. and Slavotinek, A. M. (2010). Examination of FGFRL1 as a candidate gene for diaphragmatic defects at chromosome 4p16.3 shows that Fgfrl1 null mice have reduced expression of Tpm3, sarcomere genes and Lrtm1 in the diaphragm. Hum Genet 127(3): 325-336.
  4. Smythe, L. and Copren, K. A. (2009). UCSF Core Facility implements an alternative to RNA isolation for relative gene expression analysis. Tech Notes, Applied Biosystems 16(2):17-19.
  5. Copren, K. A. (2007). Characterization of microsatellite loci in the western subterranean termite, Reticulitermes hesperus, and cross-amplification in closely related cryptic species. J Insect Sci 7: 17.
  6. Copren, K. A. and Geard, N. (2005). An individual based model examining the emergence of cooperative recognition in a social insect. Sociobiol 46(2): 349-361.
  7. Copren, K. A., Nelson, L. J., Vargo, E. L. and Haverty, M. I. (2005). Phylogenetic analyses of mtDNA sequences corroborate taxonomic designations based on cuticular hydrocarbons in subterranean termites. Mol Phylogenet Evol 35(3): 689-700.
  8. Copren, K. A. (2004). The social and genetic structure of Reticulitermes hesperus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Northern California. PhD dissertation. University of California, Davis.
  9. Delphia, C. M., Copren, K. A. and Haverty, M. I. (2003). Agonistic behavior between individual worker termites from three cuticular hydrocarbon phenotypes of Reticulitermes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) from Northern California. Ann Entomol Soc Am 96(4): 585-593.
  10. Copren, K. A. and Geard, N. (2002). An individual based model examining the emergence of cooperative defense in a social insect colony. In Complex Systems Summer School Projects, 2002, Santa Fe Institute.
  11. Suarez, A. V., Bernard, M., Tsutsui, N. D., Blackledge, T. A., Copren, K., Sarnat, E. M., Wild, A. L., Getz, W. M., Starks, P. T., Will, K., Palsboll, P. J., Hauber, M. E., Moritz, C. and Richman, A. D. (2002). Conflicts around a study of Mexican crops. Nature 417(6892): 897; author reply 897-898.
  12. Arias, E. J. and Copren, K. A., Lattke, J. A., Lopez, J. U., Morisawa, T. and Rehn, A. C. (2000).  Should type specimens of insects indigenous to one country but housed in another be returned to their country of origin? A Student Debate. American Entomologist 46(3): 167-8.
  13. Haverty, M. I., Getty, G. M., Copren, K. A. and Lewis, V. R.  (2000). Size and dispersion of colonies of Reticulitermes spp. (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in a wildland and a residential location in Northern California. Environ Entomol 29(2): 241-249.
  14. Getty, G. M., Haverty, M. I., Copren, K. A. and Lewis, V. R. (2000). Response of Reticulitermes spp. (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in northern California to baiting with hexaflumuron with sentricon termite colony elimination system. J Econ Entomol 93(5): 1498-1507.
  15. Getty, G. M., Haverty, M. I., Copren, K. A. and Lewis, V. R. (2000). Response of Reticulitermes spp. (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in northern California to baiting with hexaflumuron with sentricon termite colony elimination system. J Econ Entomol 93(5): 1498-1507.
  16. Haverty, M. I., Getty, G. M., Copren, K. A. and Lewis, V. R. (1999). Seasonal foraging and feeding behavior of Reticulitermes spp. (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in a wildland and a residential location in Northern California. Environ Entomol 28(6): 1077-1084.
  17. Haverty, M. I., Copren, K. A., Getty, G. M. and Lewis, V. R.  (1999). Agonistic behavior and cuticular hydrocarbon phenotypes of colonies of Reticulitermes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) from northern California. Ann Entomol Soc Am 92(2): 269-277.
  18. Haverty, M. I., Lewis, V. R., Getty, G. M. and Copren, K. A. (1998). Foraging ecology of Reticulitermes in wildland and residential sites in Northern California.  In: Schwarz, M. P. and Hogendoorn, K. (eds.), Social Insects at the Turn of the Millennium, 13th Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI), Adelaide, Australia, Dec. 29, 1998-Jan. 3, 1999.   pp: 196.
  19. Lewis, V. R., Haverty, M. I., Getty, G. M., Copren, K. A. and Fouche, C. (1998). Monitoring station for studying populations of Reticulitermes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in California. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 74(3): 121-133.
  20. Lewis, V. R., Haverty, M. I., Getty, G. M. and Copren, K. A. (1998). Observations on the foraging behavior of Reticulitermes in housing units in Northern California.  In: Schwarz, M. P. and Hogendoorn, K. (Eds.). Social Insects at the Turn of the Millennium, 13th Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI), Adelaide, Australia, Dec. 29, 1998-Jan. 3, 1999. pp: 280.
1 Protocol published
Quantifying Gene Expression Directly from FACS Using Hydrolysis (TaqMan) Probes on Flash-frozen Cells
Authors:  Kirsten A. Copren, Oyang Teng, Cassandra J. Adams, Cláudia Bispo and Michael Lee, date: 04/20/2018, view: 473, Q&A: 0
The TaqMan Gene Expression Cells-to-CtTM Kit enables reverse transcription directly from cell lysates without the need for isolating RNA. The recommended input range for the lysis reaction is between 10-105 cells, though the ...