The Samuel Bakhoum Lab: Publications

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Elizalde S, Laughney AM, Bakhoum SF (2018) A Markov chain for numerical chromosomal instability in clonally expanding populations. PLOS Computational Biology. In press.

Bakhoum SF (corresponding author), Cantley LC (2018) The multifaceted role of chromosomal instability in cancer and its microenvironment. Cell: 174: 1347-1360 

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  • Highlighted in Science Translational Medicine, Cancer Discovery, and Nature Reviews Cancer
  • Highlighted by The Scientist Magazine April 1, 2018 by Jim Daley
  • Featured by Weill Cornell Medicine News Room and in the MSKCC Cancer Blog

Loh PR, Genovese G, Handsaker RE, Finucane HK, Reshef YA, Palamara PF, Birmann BM, Talkowski M, Bakhoum SF, McCarroll SA, Price AL (2018) An atlas of 8,342 mosaic structural variants reveals genetic drivers of clonal hematopoiesis. Nature: 559, 350-355.

Galluzzi L, Vanpouille-Box C, Bakhoum SF, Demaria S (2018) SnapShot: cGAS-STING signalling. Cell: 173, 276.

Bakhoum SF, Landau DA (2017) Cancer Evolution – no room for negative selection. Cell: 171, 987-989. 

Bakhoum SF (corresponding author), Kabeche L, Compton DA, Powell SN, Bastians H (2017) Mitotic DNA damage response: at the crossroads of structural and numerical cancer chromosome instabilities. Trends in Cancer:3, 225-234.

Bakhoum SF (corresponding author), Landau DA (2016) Chromosomal instability as a driver of tumor heterogeneity and evolution. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine: In press, doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a029611.

Laughney AM, Elizalde S, Genovese G, Bakhoum SF (corresponding author) (2015) Dynamics of tumor heterogeneity derived from clonal karyotypic evolution. Cell Reports: 12, 809-820.

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Bakhoum SF (corresponding author), Kabeche L, Wood MD, Laucius CD, Qu D, Laughney AM, Louie RJ, Phillips J, Chan DA, Petritsch C, Zaki BI, Murnane JP, Compton DA (2015) Numerical chromosomal instability mediates susceptibility to radiation treatment. Nature Communications: 6, 5990.

Genovese G, Kähler AK, Handsaker RE, Lindberg J, Rose SA, Bakhoum SF,Chambert K, Mick E, Neale BM, Fromer M, Purcell SM, Svantesson O, Landén M, Höglund M, Lehmann S, Gabriel SB, Moran J, Lander ES, Sullivan PF, Sklar P, Grönberg H, Hultman CM, McCarroll SA (2014) Clonal hematopoiesis and blood cancer risk in blood-derived DNA sequence. The New England Journal of Medicine: 371, 2477-2487.

  • Highlighted by Abkowitz JL (2014) Clone wars – the emergence of neoplastic blood-cell clones with aging. The New England Journal of Medicine 371, 2523-2525

Bakhoum SF* (corresponding author), Kabeche L*, Murnane JP, Zaki BI, Compton DA (2014) DNA damage response during mitosis induces whole chromosome missegregation. Cancer Discovery: 4, 1281-1289.

  • Highlighted by Jelluma N and Kops GJPL (2014) Collateral genome instability by DNA damage in mitosis. Cancer Discovery 4, 1256-1258

Zaki BI, Suriawinata A, Eastman A, Garner K, Bakhoum SF (corresponding author) (2014) Chromosomal instability portends superior response of rectal adenocarcinoma to chemoradiation therapy. Cancer: 120, 1733-1742.

Bakhoum SF, Silkworth WT, Nardi IK, Nicholson JM, Compton DA, Cimini D (2014) The mitotic origin of chromosomal instability. Current Biology: 24, R148-149.

Bekelis K, Desai A, Bakhoum SF, Missios S (2014) Spine surgery complication prediction: the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) 2005-2010. The Spine Journal: 14, 1247-1255.

Bakhoum SF (corresponding author), Swanton C (2014) Chromosomal instability, aneuploidy, and cancer. Frontiers in Oncology: 4, 161.

Bekelis K, Bakhoum SF (co-first author), Desai A, Roberts D (2013) Outcome prediction in intracranial tumor surgery: the National Surgery Quality Improvement Program 2005-2010. Journal of Neurooncology: 113, 57-64.

Bekelis K, Bakhoum SF (co-first author), Desai A, Goodney P, Labropoulos N (2013) A risk factor-based predictive model of outcomes in carotid endarterectomy: the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program 2005-2010. Stroke: 44, 1085-1090.

Bakhoum SF (corresponding author), Compton DA (2012) Chromosomal instability and cancer: a complex relationship with therapeutic potential. The Journal of Clinical Investigation: 122, 1138-1143.

Bakhoum SF, Compton DA (2012) Kinetochores and disease: keeping microtubule dynamics in check! Current Opinion in Cell Biology: 24, 7704-7711.

Bakhoum SF (corresponding author), Danilova OV, Kaur P, Levy NB, Compton DA (2011) Chromosomal instability substantiates poor prognosis in patients with Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma. Clinical Cancer Research: 17, 7704-7711.

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  • Featured in Dartmouth Now “Samuel Bakhoum: exploring the intersection of science and medicine” by Joseph Blumberg. December 19, 2011

Manning AL, Bakhoum SF (co-first author), Maffini S, Correia-Melo C, Maiato H, Compton DA (2010) CLASP1, astrin, and Kif2b form a molecular switch that regulates kinetochore-microtubule dynamics to promote mitotic progression and fidelity. EMBO Journal: 29, 3531-3543.

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Thompson SL, Bakhoum SF, Compton DA (2010) Mechanisms of chromosomal instability. Current Biology: 20, R285-R295.

Bakhoum SF, Thompson SL, Manning AL, Compton DA (2009) Genome stability is ensured by temporal control of kinetochore-microtubule dynamics.Nature Cell Biology: 11, 27-35.

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  • Featured in the Dartmouth Medicine Magazine: “Manipulating proteins facilitates division” by Amos Esty. Sum 2009
  • Featured in Dartmouth College News: “Dartmouth Researchers identify a potential cancer target” Jan. 16th, 2009

Bakhoum SFGenovese G, Compton DA (2009) Deviant kinetochore microtubule dynamics underlie chromosomal instability. Current Biology: 19, 1937-1942.

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  • Featured by Khodjakov A and Rieder C (2009) Current Biology 19, R1032-1034

Bakhoum SFCompton DA (2009) Cancer: CINful centrosomes. Current Biology: 19, R642-R645.

Kollu S, Bakhoum SF, Compton DA (2009) Interplay of microtubule dynamics and sliding during bipolar spindle formation in mammalian cells. Current Biology: 19, 2108-2113.

Manning AL, Ganem NJ, Bakhoum SF, Wagenbach M, Wordeman L, Compton DA (2007) The kinesin-13 proteins Kif2a, Kif2b, and Kif2c/MCAK have distinct roles during mitosis in human cells. Molecular Biology of the Cell: 18, 2970-2979.

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Draper ND, Bakhoum SF, Haddrell AE, Agnes GR (2007) Ion-induced nucleation in solution: promotion of solute nucleation in charged levitated droplets. Journal of the American Chemical Society: 129, 11364-11377.

Bakhoum SF (2006) Bench-to-bedside solution to funding problems. Nature: 443, 7111.

Stirling PC, Bakhoum SF, Feigl AB, Leroux MR (2006) Convergent Evolution of Clamp-like binding sites in Diverse Chaperones. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology: 13, 865-870.

Bakhoum SF, Bogan MJ, Agnes GR (2005) Archiving and absolute quantitation of solutes separated by single charged droplet coulomb explosion. Analytical Chemistry: 77, 3461-3465.

Bakhoum SF, Agnes GR (2005) A Study of chemistry in droplets with net charge before and after coulomb explosion: Ion-induced nucleation in solution and implications for ion production in an electrospray. Analytical Chemistry: 77, 3189-3197.

Bogan MJ, Bakhoum SF, Agnes GR (2005) Promotion of a-cyano-4-hydroxycinnammic acid and peptide co-crystallization within levitated droplets with net charge. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry: 16, 254-262.

Opinion Articles and Editorials

Bakhoum SF (2010) Cultivating Collaboration. The Dartmouth Medicine Magazine: 34 (3), 25.

Bakhoum SF (2008) Graduate students meet ASCB council: Graduate student council, facebook group launched. American Society for Cell Biology Newsletter: 31 (4), 36.

Bakhoum SF (2009) Don’t speak in Greek to me. American Physician-Scientist Association Newsletter: 3 (3), 1.

 Bakhoum SF (2008) M.D.-Ph.D.–worth the investment? American Physician-Scientist Association Newsletter: 3 (2), 1.