Greg | Allen


Clinical Fellow in Medical Oncology


2015 - present
Clinical Fellow in Medical Oncology
University of California, San Francisco

2013 - 2015
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine
Osler Medical Housestaff Training Program
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Ph.D., Biochemistry
Stanford University

2004 - 2013
Stanford University

B.S., Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

Research Interests

Development of synthetic biology tools for adoptive cell therapy in solid malignancies.


2004 Geoffrey D. Parfitt Award for Excellence in Research


Barnhart, E.L., Lee, K.C., Allen, G.M., Theriot, J.A., Mogilner, A. "Balance between cell-substrate adhesion and myosin contraction determines the frequency of motility initiation in fish keratocytes." Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (2015) 112(16):5045-50.

Allen, G.M., Mogilner, A, Theriot, J.A. "Electrophoresis of cellular membrane components creates the directional cue guiding galvanotaxis." Current Biology (2013) 23(7):560-8.

Wilson, C.A., Tsuchida, M.A., Allen, G.M., Barnhart, E.L., Applegate, P.T., Yam, P.T., Ji, L., Keren, K., Danuser, G., Theriot, J.A. "Myosin II contributes to cell-scale actin network treadmilling through network disassembly." Nature (2010) 465(7296):373-7.

Barnhart, E.L., Allen, G.M., Julicher, F., Theriot, J.A. "Bipedal locomotion in crawling cells." Biophys. J. (2010) 98(6):933-42.

Keren, K., Pincus, Z., Allen, G.M., Barnhart, E.L., Marriott, G., Mogilner, A., Theriot, J.A. "Mechanisms of shape determination in motile cells." Nature (2008) 453(7194):475-80.

Allen, G.M., Shortall, B.P., Gemci, T., Corcoran, T.E., Chigier, N.A. "Computational simulations of airflow in an in vitro model of the pediatric upper airways." J. Biomech. Eng. (2004) 126(5):604-13.

Gemci, T., Shortall, B., Allen, G.M., Corcoran, T.E., Chigier, N.A. "A CFD study of the throat during aerosol drug delivery using heliox and air." J. Aerosol Science (2003) 34(9):1175-1192.