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John Waterson, MD, Medical Genetics, Oakland, CA, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center-Alta Bates Campus


Medical Genetics Oakland, CA

Clinical Genetics


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Education & Training

  • University of Michigan Medical CenterFellowship, Pediatric Genetics, 1977 - 1979
  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemResidency, Pediatrics, 1975 - 1978
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical SchoolClass of 1975
  • Yale University Graduate SchoolPhD, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, 1966 - 1971
  • University of Michigan
    University of MichiganBS, Cellular Biology, Cellular Biology, 1963 - 1966

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1999 - 2019
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics Clinical Genetics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • National Research Service Award 1977
  • Dean's Award for Research University of Michigan Medical School, 1975
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society 1966

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Peptide Chain Elongation: GTP Cleavage Catalyzed by Factors Binding Aminoacyl Transfer RNA to the Ribosome.  
    Ono, Y., Skoultchi, A., Waterson, J., and Lengyel, P, Nature 222: 645 648
  • Peptide Chain Elongation.  
    Skoultchi, A., Ono, Y., Waterson, J., and Lengyel, P., Cold Spring Harbor Symp. Quant. Biol 34: 437 453
  • Peptide Chain Elongation: Indications for the Binding of an Amino Acid Polymerization Factor Guanosine 5' Triphosphate Aminoacyl Transfer Ribonucleic Acid Complex to ...  
    Skoultchi, A., Ono., Y., Waterson, J., and Lengyel, P, Biochemistry 9: 508 514
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Guidelines for Computerizing a Genetic Center.
    Tross, K.D., Garver, K.L., LaGasse, A.A., Robinson, H.B., Turner, J.H., and Waterson, J.R, 17th Annual Birth Defects Conference, University of Colorado, Denver
  • Alpha fetoprotein Screening: A Problem in Dissemination of Information.
    Krebs, M.B., Robinson, H.B., and Waterson, J.R, 17th Annual Birth Defects Conference, University of Colorado, Denver
  • Fluorescent in situ hybridization to confirm sex using fixed tissues.
    Waterson, J.R., Zabel, D.S., Malone, J.M., and Agamonolis, D.P, Am. Jour. Hum. Genet. 51: A90
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Professional Memberships

  • American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Hospital Affiliations