Washington, DC 20549


Name of issuer: Shaman Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Title of class of securities: Common Stock

CUSIP number: 819319500

Date of event which requires filing of this statement: December 31, 2000

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this
schedule is filed:

[X] Rule 13d-1(b)
[ ] Rule 13d-1(c)
[ ] Rule 13d-1(d)


CUSIP No: 819319500

 1. Names of reporting persons: Weiss, Peck & Greer, L.L.C.
    IRS identification nos of above persons (entities only): 13-2649199

 2. Check the appropriate box if a member of a group:
    (a) [ ]
    (b) [X]

 3. SEC Use Only

 4. Citizenship or place of organization: New York

Number of      5. Sole voting power: -0-
beneficially   6. Shared voting power: -0-
owned by
each           7. Sole dispositive power: -0-
person with:   8. Shared dispositive power: -0-
 9. Aggregate amount beneficially owned by each reporting person: -0-

10. Check if the aggregate amount in row (11) excludes certain shares: [x]

11. Percent of class represented by amount in row (11):  0%

12. Type of reporting person:  BD,IA

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof
the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five
percent of the class of securities, check the following [X]

Item 10 Certification:

        By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and
        belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held
        in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not
        held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing
        the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and
        are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction
        having that purpose or effect


After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify
that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete, and correct

Date:         02/12/01

Signature:  (electronic transmission)


Name/Title:  ROBERT A. KLOBY