Scott Peterson, Ph.D.

Scott Peterson's Research Focus

Related Diseases > Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Prostate Cancer

Dr. Peterson studies the human microbiome with a focus on pro-inflammatory species that may disrupt immune homeostasis and trigger early events of carcinogenesis. This research focus is complimented by efforts to characterize invasive bacteria that may penetrate defense systems and induce chronic inflammation.

Scott Peterson's Bio

Dr. Peterson completed his Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1992. He joined the J. Craig Venter Institute in 1996, rising to the level of professor before coming to Sanford Burnham (now SBP) in 2012.

bioinformatics

Publications

Urbankowska E, Krenke K, Drobczyński Ł, Korczyński P, Urbankowski T, Krawiec M, Kraj G, Brzewski M, Kulus M
Respir Med 2015 Sep;109(9):1207-12
Johnson CH, Spilker ME, Goetz L, Peterson SN, Siuzdak G
Cancer Res 2016 Nov 1;76(21):6146-6152
Peterson CT, Lucas J, John-Williams LS, Thompson JW, Moseley MA, Patel S, Peterson SN, Porter V, Schadt EE, Mills PJ, Tanzi RE, Doraiswamy PM, Chopra D
Sci Rep 2016 Oct 10;6:34678
Peterson CT, Lucas J, John-Williams LS, Thompson JW, Moseley MA, Patel S, Peterson SN, Porter V, Schadt EE, Mills PJ, Tanzi RE, Doraiswamy PM, Chopra D
Sci Rep 2016 Sep 9;6:32609