Curriculum Vitae, Thomas J. White, Ph.D.


Regents’ Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, 2012 – 2013
Consultant, Quest Diagnostics, Maverix Biomics, Ancera, 2011 – Present
Chief Scientific Officer, Senior Vice President of R & D, Celera Corporation, 2000 – 2011
Senior Vice President, Research & Development, Roche Molecular Systems, 1998 – 2000
Vice President, Research & Development, Roche Molecular Systems, 1991 – 1998
Senior Director, Roche Molecular Systems, 1989 – 1991
Vice President of Research, Associate Director, Research and Development, Cetus Corporation, 1984 – 1989
Director of Molecular and Biological Research, Associate Director, Research and Development, Cetus Corporation, 1981 – 1984
Scientist; Project Leader, Cetus Corporation, 1978 –1980


Postdoctoral Fellow with Julian E. Davies, Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1977 – 1978
Postdoctoral Fellow with Nicholas Petrakis, G. W. Hooper Foundation, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, 1976
Ph.D., Biochemistry with Allan C. Wilson, Department of Biochemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 1976
Special Student, Research Technician with Paul S. Lietman, Department of Pharmacology, Johns Hopkins Medical School, 1972 –1973
Peace Corps Volunteer, Liberia, 1968 –1971
B.A., Chemistry with William F. Harrington and Brown L. Murr, Departments of Biology and Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, 1967


Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), Geneva: Advisory Board, 2014 – Present
University of California Press Foundation: Trustee, 2013 – Present
National Academy of Sciences (Institute of Medicine): “Economics of Genomic Medicine” panelist, 2012
College of Natural Resources (UC Berkeley): Advisory Board, 2012 – Present
Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center (UC Berkeley, MIT, Harvard, Stanford); Advisory Board, 2008 – 09
SAGE (Student Achievement Guided by Experience) Scholars Program at UCB: Advisory Board, 2008 – Present
Human Rights Center (UC Berkeley): Advisory Board, 2006 – Present
Wellcome Trust:  Genomics and Diagnostics in Developing Countries, 2003
National Human Genome Research Institute:  Haplotype Map Program Review, 2002
Pasteur Institute: Co-organizer of Conference on HIV Evolution and Sequence Diversity, 2001
Infectious Disease Society of America:  Co-organizer of conference on Impact of Rapid Diagnostics on Clinical Management, 2001
University of Washington: Co-organizer of Conference on HIV Evolution and Viral Dynamics, 2000
AIDS Healthcare Foundation: Caregiver Award for research and contribution to the field of HIV/AIDS treatment, 1999
Center for Disease Control: Co-organizer of Conference on HIV Evolution and Viral Dynamics, 1999
Berkeley Biotechnology Education Institute:  Board Member, 1999 – 2003
Children’s Hospital of Oakland: Capital Campaign, 1998 – 2002
Los Alamos National Laboratory: Organizer of Conference on HIV Sequence Diversity, 1998
National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases (NIAID): HIV Review Panel, 1997
Hoover Institution at Stanford University: Intellectual Capital Panel, 1997
National Science Foundation Advisory Committee:  Puerto Rico Science & Technology Council, 1996
Rutgers University: Organizer of Conference on HIV Sequence Diversity & Statistical Methods, 1995
AAAS/Human Genome Initiative: Ethical, Legal & Social Issues Task Force, 1995
San Francisco State University:  Advisory Board to the College of Science and Engineering, 1994 – 1997
NIH/Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics at USC: Genetic Testing and Insurance, 1993 – 1996
NIAID Review Panel: HIV Sequence Diversity, 1993
Centers for Disease Control: Organizer of Conference on HIV Sequence Diversity, 1993 – 1995
AAAS: Genetic Testing and Intellectual Property, 1993 – 1995
NIH/Office of Research Integrity: Genetic Analysis of Archival HIV Samples, 1991 –1992
Banbury Center/Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory: Intellectual Property and Genetics, 1991
Department of Energy Review Panel: Evaluation of Biology Programs at DOE National Laboratories, 1989
Department of Defense: Impact of Biotechnology on Defense, 1988


Innis, M.A., Gelfand, D.H., Sninsky, J.J. and White, T.J., eds., (1990).  PCR Protocols:  A Guide to Methods and Applications, Academic Press, 482 pages.

Persing, D.H., Smith, T., Tenover, F. and White, T.J., eds. (1993).  Diagnostic Molecular Microbiology: Principles and Applications, American Society for Microbiology Press, Washington, D.C., 641 pages.

Zimmer, E.A., White, T.J., Cann, R.L. and Wilson, A.C., eds. (1993). Molecular Evolution:  Producing the Biochemical Data, Meth. Enzymol., volume 224, 725 pages.  Academic Press, New York..

Persing, D.H., Tenover, F.C., Versalovic, J., Tang, Y.-W., Unger, E.R., Relman, D.A., White, T.J., eds. (2004). Molecular Microbiology:  Diagnostic Principles and Practice, American Society for Microbiology Press, Washington, D.C., 724 pages.


Wilson, A.C., Carlson. S.S., and White, T.J., (1977).  Biochemical Evolution.  Annual Review of Biochemistry, 46:573-639.

White, T.J., Meade, J.H., Shoemaker, S.P., Koths, K.E., and Innis, M.A., (February, 1984).  Enzyme cloning for the food fermentation industry.  Food Technology, pp. 90-98.

Meade, J.H., White, T.J., Shoemaker, S.P., Gelfand, D.H., Chang S., and Innis, M.A., (1987). Molecular cloning of carbohydrases for the food industry.   Food Biotechnology, pp. 393-411.

White, T.J., Arnheim, N.A., and Erlich, H., (1989).  The polymerase chain reaction.  Trends in Genetics, 5:185-189.

Arnheim, N.A., White, T.J. and Rainey, W., (1990).  Application of the polymerase chain reaction to organismal and population biology, BioSciences, 40:174-182.

Bruns, T.D., White, T.J. and Taylor, J.E., (1991).  Fungal Molecular Systematics.  Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 22:525-564.

White, T.J., Madej, R., and Persing, D.H., (1992).  The Polymerase Chain Reaction:  Clinical Applications. Advances in Clinical Chemistry, 29:161-196, (H. Spiegel, ed.,), Academic Press, San Diego.

Taylor, J.W., Bowman, B., Berbee, M.L., and White, T.J., (1993). Fungal model organisms: phylogenetics of Saccharomyces, Aspergillus and Neurospora.  Systematic Biology 42(4):440-457.

White, T.J. (1996).  The future of the polymerase chain reaction: diversification of technologies and applications.  Trends in Biotechnology 14:478-483.


Lietman, P.S., White, T.J., and Shaw, W.V., (1976).  Chloramphenicol:  An enzymological microassay.  Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 10:347-53.

White, T.J., Mross, G.A., Osserman, E.F., and Wilson, A.C., (1977).  Primary structure of rat lysozyme, Biochemistry, 16:1430-36.

White, T.J., Goodman, D., Shulgin, A.T., Castagnoli, N., Jr., Lee, R., and Petrakis, N.L., (1977).  Mutagenic activity of some centrally-active aromatic amines in Salmonella typhimurium.  Mutation Research, 56:199-202.

White, T.J., Ibrahimi, I.M., and Wilson, A.C., (1978).  Evolutionary substitutions and the antigenic structure of proteins.  Nature, 274:92-4.

Hsiang, M.W., White, T.J., and Davies, J.E., (1978).  NH2-terminal sequence of the aminoglycoside acetyltransferase (3′-1 Mediated by Plasmid RIP135.  FEBS Letters, 92:97-9.

Ibrahimi, I.M., Prager, E.M., White, T.J., and Wilson, A.C., (1979).  Amino acid sequence of California quail lysozyme:  effect of evolutionary substitutions on the antigenic structure of lysozyme.  Biochemistry, 13:2736-44.

Chan, S.J., Weiss, J., Konrad, M., White, T.J., Bahl, C., Yu, S-D., Mark, D. and Steiner, D.F., (1981)  Biosynthesis and periplasmic segregation of human proinsulin in E. coli., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA, 78:5401-05.

Emerick, A.W., Bertolani, B.L., Ben-Bassat, A., White, T.J., and Konrad M.W., (February 1984). Expression of a b-lactamase preproinsulin fusion protein in E. coli.  BioTechnology, pp. 165-168.

Kwok, S., White, T.J. and Taylor, J.W., (1986).  Evolutionary relationships between fungi, red algae, and other simple eucaryotes inferred from total DNA hybridizations to a cloned basidiomycete ribosomal DNA.  Experimental Mycology, 10:196-204.

Ladner, M.B., Martin, G.A., Nobel, J.A., Nikoloff, D.M., Tal, R., Kawasaki, E.S., White, T.J., (1987). Human Colony Stimulating Factor-1:  gene structure and alternative splicing of mRNA precursors.  EMBO Journal, 6:2693-2698.

Creasey, A.A., Vitt, C., Herst, C., O’Rourke, E., Doyle, L., Innis, M., McCabe, P., McCormick, F., Milley, R., Lin, L. and White, T.J., (1988).  Functional properties of proteins coded by three human interferon alpha genes and a pseudogene.  Cancer Research, 48:1763-1770.

Bruns T.D., Fogel. R., White, T.J., and Palmer, J.D., (1989).  Accelerated evolution of a false-truffle from a mushroom ancestor.  Nature 339:140-142.

Yamamoto, R., Lin, L.S., Lowe, R., Warren, M.K. and White, T.J., (1990).  The human lung fibroblast cell line, MRC-5, produces multiple factors involved with megakaryocytopoiesis, J. Immunology, 144:1808-1816.

Persing, D.H., Telford, S.R. III, Rys, P.N., Dodge, D.E., White, T.J., Malawista, S.E. and Spielman, A., (1990).  Detection of B. burgdorferi DNA in museum specimens of Ixodes dammini.  Science, 249:1420-1423.

Gardes, M., White, T.J., Fortin, J.A., Bruns, T.D., and Taylor, J.W., (1991).  Identification of indigenous and introduced symbiotic fungi in ectomycorrhizae by amplification of nuclear and mitochondrial ribosomal DNA, Canadian J. Botany, 69:180-190.

Bowman, B., Taylor, J.W., Brownlee, A., Lee, J., Lu, S-D., and White, T.J., (1992).   Molecular evolution of the fungi:  Relationship of the basidiomycetes, ascomycetes, and chytridiomycetes, Molecular Biology and Evolution, 9:285-296.

Malawista, S.E., Schoen, R.T., Moore, T.L., Dodge, D.E., White, T.J., and Persing, D.H., (1992).  Failure of multitarget detection of B. burgdorferi-associated DNA sequences in synovial fluids of patients with juvenile rhematoid arthritis: a cautionary note, Arthritis & Rheumatism, 35:246-247.

Mitchell, T.G., White, T.J., and Taylor, J.W.  (1992) Comparison of 5.8S Ribosomal DNA Sequences among the Basidiomycetous Yeast Genera Cystofilobasidium, Filobasidium and Filobasidiella.  J. Med. & Vet. Mycology, 30:207-218.

Bowman, B., Taylor, J.W. and White, T.J., (1992)  Molecular evolution of the human pathogenic fungi. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 9:893-904.

Chang, S.-Y., Bowman, B., Weiss, J., Garcia, R., and White, T.J., (1993)   The Origin of  HIV-1 Isolate HTLV-IIIB: patient LAI,  Nature 363:466-469.

Lee, S.B., White, T.J., Taylor, J.W.  (1993)  Detection of Phytophthora by oligonucleotide hybridization to amplified ribosomal DNA spacers. Phytopathology 83:177-181.

Mitchell, T.J., Freedman, E.Z., White, T.J., and Taylor, J.W.  (1994)  Unique oligonucleotide primers for the polymerase chain reaction to identify Cryptococcus neoformans.  J. Clin. Microb. 32:253-255.

Burt, A., Carter, D.A., White, T.J., and Taylor, J.W. (1994) DNA sequencing with arbitrary primer pairs (SWAPP).  Molecular Ecology 3:523-525.

Burt, A., Carter, D.A., Koenig, G.L., White, T.J., and Taylor, J.W. (1995) A safe method of extracting DNA from Coccidiodes immitis.  Fungal Genetics Newsletter:  42:23.

Burt, A., Carter, D.A., Koenig, G.L., White, T.J. and Taylor, J.W.  (1996)  Molecular markers reveal cryptic sex in the human pathogen  Cocciodioides immitis.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93:770-773.

Bowman, B.H., White, T.J., and Taylor, J.W. (1996).  Human Pathogenic fungi and their close non-pathogenic relatives.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution  6:89-96.

Carter, D.A., Burt, A., Taylor, J.W., Koenig, G.L. and White, T.J.  (1996)  Clinical isolates of Histoplasma capsulatum from Indianapolis have a recombining population structure J. Clin. Micro. 34:2577-2584.

Carter, D.A., Burt, A., Taylor, J.W., Koenig, G.L., Dechairio, B. and White, T.J.  (1997)  A set of electrophoretic molecular markers for strain typing and population genetic studies of Histoplasma capsulatum. Electrophoresis 18:1047-1053.

Burt, A., Dechairo, B. M., Koenig, G. L., Carter, D. A., White, T.J., and Taylor, J.W. (1997) Molecular markers reveal differentiation among Cocciodiodes immitis from California, Arizona and Texas.  Molecular Ecology 6:781-786.

Kasuga, T, Taylor, J.W., and White, T.J. (1999)  Phylogenetic relationships of varieties and geographical groups of the human pathogenic fungus Histoplasma capsulatum Darling.  J .Clin. Micro. 37:653-663.

Fisher, M., White, T., and Taylor, J.W.  (1999)  Primers for genotyping single nucleotide polymorphisms and microsatellites in the pathogenic fungus Coccidioides immitisMolecular Ecology 6:1082-1084

Fisher, M., Koenig, G.L., White, T.J., and Taylor, J.W. (2000) Pathogenic Clones versus Environmentally Driven Population Increase:  Analysis of an Epidemic of the Human Fungal Pathogen Coccidioides immitis. J. Clin. Micro. 38(2): 807-813.

Fisher, M.C., Koenig, G., White, T.J., Taylor, J.W. (2000). A test for concordance between the multilocus genealogies of genes and microsatellites in the pathogenic fungus Coccidioides immitisMolec. Biol. Evol. 17(8): 1164-1174.

McEwen, J.G., Taylor, J.W., Carter, D., Xu J., Felipe, M.S.S., Vilgalys, R., Mitchell, T.G., Kasuga, T., White, T.J. and C.M.S. Soares (2000). Molecular typing of pathogenic fungi. Medical Mycology 38: 189-97.

Carter, D.A., Taylor, J. W., Dechairo, B. Burt, A., Koenig, G. L. and White, T.J. (2001). Amplified Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and a (GA)n microsatellite marker reveal genetic differentiation between populations of Histoplasma capsulatum from the Americas. Fungal Genet. Biol. 34:37-48.

Fisher, M. C., Koenig, G. L., White, T. J., San-Blas, G., Negroni, R., Gutierrez Alvarez, I., Wanke, B., and Taylor, J.W. (2001). Biogeographic range expansion into South America by Coccidioides immitis mirrors New World patterns of human migration. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 98:4558-4562.

Kasuga, T., White, T. J., Taylor, J.W. (2002). Estimation of nucleotide substitution rates in Eurotiomycete fungi. Molecular Biology and Evolution 19:2318-2324.

Fisher, M. C., Koenig, G. L., White, T. J., and Taylor, J.W. (2002). Molecular and phenotypic description of Coccidioides posadasii sp. nov., previously recognized as the non-California population of Coccidioides immitis.  Mycologia 94:73-84.

Kasuga, T., White,  T. J., Koenig, G., McEwen, J., Restrepo, A., Castaneda, E.,  Lacaz, C. de S., Heins-Vaccari, M., Freitas, R.S. de, Zancope-Oliveira, R.M.,  Qin, Z., Negroni, R., Carter, D.A., Mikami, Y., Tamura, M., Taylor, M.L., Miller, G.F., Poonwan N., and Taylor, J.W. (2003). Phylogeography of the fungal pathogen Histoplasma capsulatum.  Molecular Ecology 12:3383-3401.

Clark, A.G., Glanowski, S., Nielsen, R., Thomas, P.D., Kejariwal, A., Todd, M.A., Tanenbaum, D.M., Civello, D., Lu, F., Murphy, B., Ferriera, S., Wang, G., Zheng, X., White, T.J., Sninsky, J.J., Adams, M.D., Cargill, M. (2003).  Inferring Nonneutral Evolution from Human-Chimp-Mouse Orthologous Gene Trios.  Science 302:1960-1963.

Li, Y., Nowotny, P., Holmans, P., Smemo, S., Kauwe, J.S.K., Hinrichs, A.L., Tacey, K., Doil, L., van Luchene, R., Garcia, V., Rowland, C., Schrodi, S., Leong, D., Gogic, G., Chan, J., Cravchik, A., Ross, D., Lau, K., Kwok, S., Chang, S.-Y., Catanese, J., Sninsky, J., White, T.J., Hardy, J., Powell, J., Lovestone, S., Morris, J.C., Thal, L., Owen, M., Williams, J., Goate, A., Grupe, A. (2004).  Association of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease with genetic variation in multiple members of the GAPD gene family.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 101:15688-15693.

Gold, B., Kalush, F., Bergeron, J., Scott, K., Mitra, N., Wilson, K., Ellis, N., Huang, H., Chen, M., Lippert, R., Halldorsson, B.V., Woodworth, B., White, T., Clark, A.G., Parl, F.F., Broder, S., Dean, M., Offit, K. (2004).  Estrogen Receptor Genotypes and Haplotypes Associated with Breast Cancer Risk.  Cancer Research. 65:8891-8900.

Nielsen, R., Bustamante, C., Clark, A.G., Glanowski, S., Sackton, TB., Hubisz, MJ., Fledel-Alon, A., Tanenbaum, D.M., Civello, D., White, T.J., Sninsky, J.J., Adams, M.D., Cargill, M.  (2005).  A Scan for Positively Selected Genes in the Genomes of Humans and Chimpanzees.  PLoS Biology 3: e170.

Bustamante, C.D., Nielsen, R., Fledel-Alon, A., Williamson, S., Hubisz, M.T., Glanowski, S., Civello, D., Tanenbaum, D.M., White, T.J., Sninsky, J.J., Adams, M.D., Cargill, M., Clark, A.C. (2005).  Natural Selection on Protein-Coding Genes in the Human Genome.  Nature 437: 1153-1157.

Ranade, K., Kirchgessner, T.G., Iakoubova, O.A., Devlin, J.J., DelMonte, T., Vishnupad, P., Hui, L., Tsuchihashi, Z., Sacks, F.M., Sabatine, M.S., Braunwald, E., White, T.J., Shaw, P.M., Dracopoli, N.C. (2005).  Evaluation of the paraoxonases as candidate genes for stroke:  Gln192Arg polymorphism in the Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) gene is associated with increased risk of stroke.  Stroke, 36: 2346-2350.

Grupe, A., Li, Y., Rowland, C., Nowotny, P., Hinrichs, A.L., Smemo, S., Kauwe, J.S.K., Cherny, S., Doil, L., Tacey, K., van Luchene, R., Myers, A., Wavrant-De Vrieze, F., Kaleem, M., Hollingworth, P., Jehu, L., Foy, C., Archer, N., Hamilton, G., Holmans, P., Morris, C.M., Catanese, J., Sninsky, J., White, T.J., Powell, J., Hardy, J., O’Donovan, M., Lovestone, S., Jones, L., Morris, J.C., Thal, L., Owen, M., Williams, J., Goate, A. (2006).  A Scan of Chromosome 10 Identifies Novel Candidate Genes Showing Strong Association to Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease.  Amer. J. Human Genetics, 78: 78-88.

White, T.J., Clark, A.G., Broder, S. (2006).  Genome-based biomarkers for adverse drug effects, patient enrichment and prediction of drug response, and their incorporation into clinical trial design.  Personalized Medicine, 3(2): 177-185.

Huang, H., Shiffman, M.L., Cheung, R.C., Layden, T.J., Friedman, S., Abar, O.T., Yee, L., Chokkalingam, A.P., Schrodi, S.J., Chang, J., Catanese, J.J., Leong, D.U., Ross, D., Hu, X., Monto, A., McAllister, L.B., Broder, S., White, T., Sninsky, J.J., Wright, T.L (2006).   Identification of Two Gene Variants Associated with Risk of Advanced Fibrosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C.  Gastroenterology, 130: 1679-1687.

Li, Y., Grupe, A., Rowland, C., Nowotny, P., Kauwe, J.S.K., Smeno, S., Hinrichs, A., Tacey, K., Toombs, T.A., Kwok, S., Catanese, J., White, T.J., Maxwell, T.J., Hollingworth, P., Abraham, R., Rubinsztein, D.C., Brayne, C., Wavrant-De Vrieze, F., Hardy, J., O’Donovan, M., Lovestone, S., Morris, J.C., Thal, Leon J., Owen, M., Williams, J., Goate, A. (2006).  DAPK1 Variants are Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease and Allele-Specific Expression.  Human Mol. Gen., 15(17): 2560-2568.

Cargill, M., Schrodi, S.J., Chang, M., Garcia, V.E., Brandon, R., Callis, K.P., Matsunami, N., Ardlie, K.G., Civello, D., Catanese, J.J., Leong, D.U., Panko, J.M., McAllister, L.B., Hansen, C.B., Papenfuss, J., Prescott, S.M., White, T.J., Leppert, M.F., Krueger, G.G., Begovich, A.B. (2007).  A Large-Scale Genetic Association Study Confirms IL12B and Leads to the Identification of IL23R as Psoriasis Risk Genes.  American Journal of Human Genetics, 80: 273-290.

Atwal, G.S., Bond, G.L., Metsuyanim, S., Papa, M., Friedman, E., Distelman-Menachem, T., Asher, E.B., Lancet, D., Ross, D.A., Sninsky, J., White, T.J., Levine, A.J., Yarden, R. (2007).  Haplotype structure and selection of the MDM2 oncogene in humans.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 104(11): 4524-4529.

Huang, H., Shiffman, M.L., Friedman, S., Venkatesh, R., Bzowej, N., Abar, O.T., Rowland, C.M., Catanese, J.J., Leong, D.U., Sninsky, J.J., Layden, T.J., Wright, T.L., White, T., Cheung, R.C. (2007).  A 7 Gene Signature Identifies the Risk of Developing Cirrhosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C.  Hepatology, 45: 297-306.

Iakoubova, O.A., Tong, C.H., Rowland, C.M., Kirchgessner, T.G., Young, B.A., Arellano, A.R., Shiffman, D., Sabatine, M.S., Campos, H., Packard, C.J., Pfeffer, M.A., White, T.J., Braunwald, E., Shepherd, J., Devlin, J.J., Sacks, F.M. (2008).  Association of the Trp719Arg Polymorphism in Kinesin-like Protein 6 with Myocardial Infarction and Coronary Heart Disease in Two Prospective Studies:  The Cholesterol and Recurrent Events Study (CARE) and the West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study (WOSCOPS). J. Am.Coll.Cardiol. 51: 435-443.

Lohmueller, K.E., Indap, A.R., Schmidt, S., Boyko, A.R., Hernandez, R.D., Hubisz, M.J., Sninsky, J.J., White, T.J., Sunyaev, S.R., Nielsen, R., Clark, A.G., & Bustamante, C.D. (2008).  Proportionally More Deleterious Genetic Variation in European than in African Populations.  Nature 451: 994-998.

Andres, A.M., Hubisz, M.J., Indap, A. Torgerson, D.G., Degenhardt, J.D., Boyko, A.R., Gutenkunst, R.N., White, T.J., Green, E.D., Bustamante, C.D., Clark, A.G., Nielsen, R. (2009).  Targets of Balancing Selection in the Human Genome.  Mol. Biol. Evol. 26(12):2755-2764.


Wilson, A.C., White, T.J., Carlson, S.S., and Cherry, L.M., (1977).  Molecular evolution and cytogenetic evolution.  In Human Cytogenetics:  ICN-UCLA Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, eds., R.S. Sparkes, D. Comings, and C.F. Fox, pp. 375-93.  Academic Press:  New York.

Davies, J.E., and White, T.J., (1977).  Origin of antibiotic resistance plasmids.  Proc. 6th Congress Spanish Microbiol. Soc., Santiago, Spain.

Davies, J., Houk, C., Yagisawa, M., and White, T.J., (1979).  Occurrence and function of aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes.  Proc. 3rd International Symp. Genetics Industrial Microorganisms, O.K. Sebek, A.I. Laskin, eds.  ASM, Washington, D.C., pp. 166-68.

Ralph, P., Warren, M.K., Ladner, M.B., Kawasaki, E.S., Boosman, A., White, T.J., (1986).  Molecular and biological properties of human macrophage growth factor, CSF-1.  Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology, Vol.LI., pp. 679-683.

Kocher, T. and White, T.J., (1989).  Evolutionary analysis via PCR.  Chapter 13 in PCR Technology:  Principles and Applications of DNA Amplification, H. Erlich, ed., Stockton Press, pp. 137-147.

White, T.J., Bruns, T., Lee S. and Taylor, J., (1990).  Amplification and direct DNA sequencing of fungal ribosomal RNA genes for phylogenetics.  Chapter 38 in PCR Protocols:  A Guide to Methods and Applications, ibid, pp. 315-322. (10,000 citations as of August 2012)

Gelfand, D.H. and White, T.J., (1990).  Thermostable DNA polymerases.  Chapter 16 in PCR Protocols:  A Guide to Methods and Applications, ibid, pp. 129-140.

Burke, T., Rainey, W.E., and White, T.J., (1991) Molecular Variation and Ecological Problems.  Chapter 9 in Genes in Ecology, pp. 229-254.  R.J. Berry, T.J. Crawford and G.M. Hewitt, eds., Blackwell Scientific, Oxford, U.K., eds., 537 pages.

White, T.J. (1992), Editor.  Clinical Applications of the Polymerase Chain Reaction.  Clinical Immunology Newsletter, 12:65-80.

Greenfield, L. and White, T.J. (1993)  Sample preparation methods.  pp. 122-137 in Diagnostic Molecular Microbiology, ibid.

White, T.J. (1993)  Amplification product detection methods.  pp. 138-148 in Diagnostic Molecular Microbiology, ibid.

Mitchell, T.G., Freedman, E.Z., Meyer, W., White, T.J., and Taylor, J.W., (1993)  PCR identification of Cryptococcus neoformans.  pp. 431-436 in Diagnostic Molecular Microbiology, ibid.

Bowman, B. and White, T.J. (1994) Molecular epidemiology of HIV.  Chapter 17 in Aids Testing: Methodology and Management Issues, Schochetman, G., and George, J.R., eds.  2nd edition.  Springer-Verlag pp. 284-301.

Carter, D., Reynolds, R., Fildes, N. and White, T.J. (1996)  Future applications of PCR to conservation biology in Molecular Genetic Approaches in Conservation, T. Smith and R.K. Wayne, eds. Chp. 19, pp 314-326 Oxford University Press, 483 pages.

Carter, D.A., Burt, A., Taylor, J.W., Koenig, G.L. and White, T.J. (1997) Development of molecular markers from arbitrarily amplified DNA fragments for the analysis of fungal populations in Methods in Molecular Medical Mycology, ed. K. Haynes.  Humana Press.

Carter, D.A., Kasuga, T., White, T.J., Bui, T., Taylor, J.W. (2000).  Histoplasma and Molecular Typing.  Proceedings of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology.

Clark, A.G., Glanowski, S., Nielsen, R., Thomas, P., Kejariwal, A., Todd, Melissa A., Tanenbaum, D.M., Civello, D., Lu, F., Murphy, B., Ferriera, S., Wang, G., Zheng, X., White, T.J., Sninsky, J.J., Adams, M.D., Cargill, M. (2004).  Positive selection in the human genome inferred from human-chimp-mouse orthologous gene alignments in Cold Spring Harbor Symposia in Quantitative Biology, Volume 68.

Superko, H.R., White, T.J., Forrester, J., King III, S. (2011).  The Statin Response Gene: KIF6, Chapter 11 in Pharmacogenomic Testing in Current Clinical Practice, A.H.B. Wu and K.-T.J. Yeo (eds.), Molecular and Translational Medicine. In Press.


White, T.J., (1986). Characteristics of cloned and natural lymphokines:  a comment on criteria which may be useful in establishing international standards.  Immunobiology 172, pp. 448-449.

White, T.J., (1993). The polymerase chain reaction:  a history and current and future applications.  pp. 47-51 in Frontiers in Biomedical Research, Hartmann, D., Furuichi, Y., and Drews, J., eds.  W. Zuckschwerdt Verlag, New York.

White, T.J. (1994).  Intellectual property and genetic testing: a commentary.  Chapter 10, pp. 199-208.  In At the Ethical and Legal Frontier of Genetic Testing, Frankel, M.S. and Teich, A.H., eds.  Amer. Assoc. for the Adv. Sci.

White, T.J. and Sninsky, J.J. (2000). Intellectual Capital and Genomics, Chapter 17, pp. 270-281, in Capital for Our Time: The Economic, Management and Legal Challenge of Intellectual Capital , Hoover Institution Press.


Nunberg, J.H., Doyle, M.V., Newell, A.D., and White, T.J.  Method of controlling stress-related disease in livestock by administration of human IL-2.  U.S. 4,818,769, April 1989.

Doyle, M.V., Newell, A.D., White, T.J., and Nunberg, J.H.  Human interleukin-2 as an adjuvant to vaccination. U.S. 5,100,664, March 31, 1992.

Dodge, D.E., White, T.J.  Method for Diagnosis of Lyme Disease.  U.S. 5,912,117, June 15, 1999.

Doyle, M.V., Newell, A.D., Nunberg, J.H., White, T.J.  Human IL-2 as a Vaccine Adjuvant.  U.S. 6,060,068, May 9, 2000.