Shown here are some of the recent outstanding publications which highlight significant advances made by researchers in our institute.
Nature Communications 9:229 (2018). Uckelmann et al. USP48 restrains resection by site-specific cleavage of the BRCA1 ubiquitin mark from H2A.
Cell 168: 843 (2017). Williamson et al. UV Irradiation Induces a Non-coding RNA that Functionally Opposes the Protein Encoded by the Same Gene.
Cell Reports 19: 1654 (2017). Loke et al. RUNX1-ETO and RUNX1-EVI1 Differentially Reprogram the Chromatin Landscape in t(8;21) and t(3;21) AML.
Nature Cell Biology (2017) doi: 10.1038/ncb3500 Sonneville R et al. CUL-2LRR-1 and UBXN-3 drive replisome disassembly during DNA replication termination and mitosis.
Molecular Cell 65:900-916 (2017). Clarke TL et al.PRMT5-dependent methylation of the TIP60 coactivator RUVBL1 is a key regulator of homologous recombination.
Nature Genetics 49:537-549 (2017). Reynolds JJ et al. DONSON encodes a novel replication fork protection factor mutated in microcephalic dwarfism.
Cancer Cell 30:578 (2016). Bardella et al. Expression of Idh1R132H in the Murine Subventricular Zone Stem Cell Niche Recapitulates Features of Early Gliomagenesis.
Nature Genetics 48:667 (2016). Cheng et al. Five endometrial cancer risk loci identified through genome-wide association analysis.
Nature Communications 7:13087 (2016). Kotsantis P, et al. Increased global transcription activity as a mechanism of replication stress in cancer.
Nature Structural and Molecular Biology 23:647-655 (2016). Densham R, et al. The BRCA1:BARD1 Ubiquitin ligase activity counters chromatin barriers to DNA resection.
New England Journal of Medicine 374:1444-1454 (2016). Mehanna H, et al. PET-CT Surveillance versus Neck Dissection in Advanced Head and Neck Cancer.
Nature Genetics 48:36-43 (2016). Harley ME, et al. TRAIP promotes DNA damage response during genome replication and is mutated in primordial dwarfism.
EMBO J 35:515-535 (2016). Bevington SL, et al. Inducible chromatin priming is associated with the establishment of immunological memory in T cells.
Developmental Cell 36:572-587 (2016). Goode et al. Dynamic Gene Regulatory Networks Drive Hematopoietic Specification and Differentiation.
Molecular Cell 59:462-477 (2015). Higgs MR, et al. BOD1L Is Required to Suppress Deleterious Resection of Stressed Replication Forks.
Nature Communications 6:7203 (2015). Regha K, et al. Developmental-stage-dependent transcriptional response to leukaemic oncogene expression.
Cell Reports 12:821-836 (2015). Cauchy P, et al. Chronic FLT3-ITD Signaling in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Is Connected to a Specific Chromatin Signature.
Lancet 386:9990 (2015). Kehoe et al.Primary chemotherapy versus primary surgery for newly diagnosed advanced ovarian cancer (CHORUS): an open-label, randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial.
Nature Medicine 21:62 (2014). Davis et al. Aberrant epithelial GREM1 expression initiates colonic tumorigenesis from cells outside the stem cell niche.
Cell Reports 8: 983 (2014). Lewis et al. A Polymorphic Enhancer near GREM1 Influences Bowel Cancer Risk through Differential CDX2 and TCF7L2 Binding.
Science 346:477-481 (2014). Moreno SP, et al. Polyubiquitylation drives replisome disassembly at the termination of DNA replication.
Nature Communications 5:3756 (2014). Cazier JB, et al. Whole-genome sequencing of bladder cancers reveals somatic CDKN1A mutations and clinicopathological associations with mutation burden.
Cell Reports 8:1974-1988 (2014). Ptasinska A, et al. Identification of a Dynamic Core Transcriptional Network in t(8;21) AML that Regulates Differentiation Block and Self-Renewal.
Molecular Cell 53:645-654 (2014). Feng T, et al. Optimal translational termination requires C4 lysyl hydroxylation of eRF1.
Nature 507:381-385 (2014). Haberle V, et al. Two independent transcription initiation codes overlap on vertebrate core promoters.
Nature Genetics 45:136 (2013). Palles et al. Germline mutations affecting the proofreading domains of POLE and POLD1 predispose to colorectal adenomas and carcinomas.
Cell Reports 5:1302-1315 (2013). Sarkar S, et al. Impaired autophagy in the lipid-storage disorder Niemann-Pick type C1 disease.
Genome Research 23:1938-1950 (2013). Nepal C, et al. Dynamic regulation of the transcription initiation landscape at single nucleotide resolution during vertebrate embryogenesis.
EMBO Reports 14:975-983 (2013). Garvin AJ, et al. The deSUMOylase SENP7 promotes chromatin relaxation for homologous recombination DNA repair.
Lancet Oncology 13:1152-1160 (2012). Foxtrot Collaborative Group/Morton D. Feasibility of preoperative chemotherapy for locally advanced, operable colon cancer: the pilot phase of a randomised controlled trial.
Molecular Cell 45:505-516 (2012). Polo SE, et al. Regulation of DNA-end resection by hnRNPU-like proteins promotes DNA double-strand break signaling and repair.
Cell Reports 2:270-282 (2012). Radulescu S, et al. Luminal iron levels govern intestinal tumorigenesis after Apc loss in vivo.
EMBO J 31:3918-3934 (2012). Butler LR, et al. The proteasomal de-ubiquitinating enzyme POH1 promotes the double-strand DNA break response.
EMBO J 31:4318-4333 (2012). Lichtinger M, et al. RUNX1 reshapes the epigenetic landscape at the onset of haematopoiesis.
Nature Chemical Biology 8:960-962 (2012). Ge W, et al. Oxygenase-catalyzed ribosome hydroxylation occurs in prokaryotes and humans.
Journal of Clinical Oncology 36: 4524 (2012). Skowronska et al. Biallelic ATM Inactivation Significantly Reduces Survival in Patients Treated on the United Kingdom Leukemia Research Fund Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia 4 Trial.
Journal of Clinical Oncology 36: 4477 (2012). Bartlett et al. Mammostrat As an Immunohistochemical Multigene Assay for Prediction of Early Relapse Risk in the Tamoxifen Versus Exemestane Adjuvant Multicenter Trial Pathology Study.
Lancet 377:321-331 (2011). van de Velde CJ, et al. Adjuvant tamoxifen and exemestane in early breast cancer (TEAM): a randomised phase 3 trial.
Cancer Cell 20:797-809 (2011). Drost R, et al. BRCA1 RING function is essential for tumor suppression but dispensable for therapy resistance.
Molecular Cell 43:19-32 (2011). Sarkar S, et al. Complex inhibitory effects of nitric oxide on autophagy.
Nature Genetics 43:1169-1170 (2011). Lin H, et al. Relative overexpression of X-linked genes in mouse embryonic stem cells is consistent with Ohno's hypothesis.
PNAS 107:10799-10803 (2010). Ludwig C, et al. Quantum rotor induced hyperpolarization.
Nature Cell Biology 12:963-972 (2010). Davies CC, et al. Identification of a co-activator that links growth factor signalling to c-Jun/AP-1 activation.
Molecular Cell 37:492-502 (2010). Petermann E, et al. Hydroxyurea-stalled replication forks become progressively inactivated and require two different RAD51-mediated pathways for restart and repair.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:16090-16095 (2010). Petermann E, et al. Chk1 promotes replication fork progression by controlling replication initiation.
Lancet Neurology 9:581-591 (2010). Williams A, et al. Deep brain stimulation plus best medical therapy versus best medical therapy alone for advanced Parkinson's disease (PD SURG trial): a randomised, open-label trial.
PNAS 107:12251-12256 (2010). Blackford AN, et al. Adenovirus 12 E4orf6 inhibits ATR activation by promoting TOPBP1 degradation.