Student publications

List of Student Publications by cohort

Details of student publications relating to their PhD project are below with the relevant student's name in bold.


2008 Cohort

Audergon PN, Catania S, Kagansky A, Tong P, Shukla M, Pidoux AL, Allshire RC (2015) Epigenetics. Restricted epigenetic inheritance of H3K9 methylation. Science, 348, 132-5 PMID: 25838386


Catania S, Pidoux AL, Allshire RC (2015) Sequence Features and Transcriptional Stalling within Centromere DNA Promote Establishment of CENP-A Chromatin. PLoS Genet, 11, e1004986 PMID: 25738810


Catania S, Allshire RC (2014) Anarchic centromeres: deciphering order from apparent chaos. Curr Opin Cell Biol, 26, 41-50 PMID: 24529245


Castillo AG, Pidoux AL, Catania S, Durand-Dubief M, Choi ES, Hamilton G, Ekwall K, Allshire RC (2013) Telomeric repeats facilitate CENP-A(Cnp1) incorporation via telomere binding proteins. PLoS One, 8, e69673 PMID: 23936074


Choi ES, Strålfors A, Catania S, Castillo AG, Svensson JP, Pidoux AL, Ekwall K, Allshire RC (2012) Factors that promote H3 chromatin integrity during transcription prevent promiscuous deposition of CENP-A(Cnp1) in fission yeast. PLoS Genet, 8, 8(9):e1002985 PMID: 23028377


Colombié N, Głuszek AA, Meireles AM, Ohkura H (2013) Meiosis-specific stable binding of augmin to acentrosomal spindle poles promotes biased microtubule assembly in oocytes. PLoS Genet, 9, e1003562 PMID: 23785300


Gardano L, Pucci F, Christian L, Le Bihan T, Harrington L (2013) Telomeres, a busy platform for cell signaling. Front Oncol, 3, 146 PMID: 23772418


Pucci F, Gardano L, Harrington L (2013) Short telomeres in ESCs lead to unstable differentiation. Cell Stem Cell, 12, 479-86 PMID: 23561444


Leung E, Schneider C, Yan F, Mohi-El-Din H, Kudla G, Tuck A, Wlotzka W, Doronina VA, Bartley R, Watkins NJ, Tollervey D, Brown JD (2014) Integrity of SRP RNA is ensured by La and the nuclear RNA quality control machinery. Nucleic Acids Res, 42, 10698-710 PMID: 25159613


Tuck AC, Tollervey D (2013) A transcriptome-wide atlas of RNP composition reveals diverse classes of mRNAs and lncRNAs. Cell, 154, 996-1009 PMID: 23993093


Tuck, A. and Tollervey, D. (2013) Functions of Long Non-Coding RNAs in Non-mammalian cells. In: Systems Molecular Biology of Long Non-coding RNAs (Khalil, A. and Coller, J. Eds.) pp 137-162 (Springer).


Schneider C, Kudla G, Wlotzka W, Tuck A, Tollervey D (2012) Transcriptome-wide analysis of exosome targets. Mol Cell, 48, 422-33 PMID: 23000172


Swiatkowska A, Wlotzka W, Tuck A, Barrass JD, Beggs JD, Tollervey D (2012) Kinetic analysis of pre-ribosome structure in vivo. RNA, 18, 2187-200 PMID: 23093724


Tuck AC, Tollervey D (2012) An RNA reset button. Mol Cell, 45, 435-6 PMID: 22365825


Tuck AC, Tollervey D (2011) RNA in pieces. Trends Genet, 27, 422-32 PMID: 21741109


Wachter E, Quante T, Merusi C, Arczewska A, Stewart F, Webb S, Bird A (2014) Synthetic CpG islands reveal DNA sequence determinants of chromatin structure. eLife, 3, e03397 PMID: 25259796



2009 Cohort

Gohard FH, St-Cyr DJ, Tyers M, Earnshaw WC (2014) Targeting the INCENP IN-box-Aurora B interaction to inhibit CPC activity in vivo. Open Biol, 4, 140163 PMID: 25392451


Gohard FH, Zhiteneva AA, Earnshaw WC (2014) Centromeres. In: eLS 2014, John Wiley & Sons Ltd: Chichester DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005785.pub2


Hett A, West S (2014) Inhibition of U4 snRNA in human cells causes the stable retention of polyadenylated pre-mRNA in the nucleus. PLoS One, 9, e96174 PMID: 24796696


Ceccarelli DF, Tang X, Pelletier B, Orlicky S, Xie W, Plantevin V, Neculai D, Chou YC, Ogunjimi A, Al-Hakim A, Varelas X, Koszela J, Wasney GA, Vedadi M, Dhe-Paganon S, Cox S, Xu S, Lopez-Girona A, Mercurio F, Wrana J, Durocher D, Meloche S, Webb DR, Tyer (2011) An allosteric inhibitor of the human Cdc34 ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme. Cell, 145, 1075-87 PMID: 21683433


Patent application:  Auer M, Koszela J, Tyers M (2014). UPS-CONA On-bead ubiquitination assay: A high-throughput enzymatic on-bead assay for interrogation of the ubiquitin-proteasome system in vitro by confocal nanoscanning. European Patent Application 1413685.7



2010 Cohort

Audergon PN, Catania S, Kagansky A, Tong P, Shukla M, Pidoux AL, Allshire RC (2015) Epigenetics. Restricted epigenetic inheritance of H3K9 methylation. Science, 348, 132-5 PMID: 25838386


Svensson JP, Shukla M, Menendez-Benito V, Norman-Axelsson U, Audergon P, Sinha I, Tanny JC, Allshire RC, Ekwall K. (2015) A nucleosome turnover map reveals that the stability of histone H4 Lys20 methylation depends on histone recycling in transcribed chromatin. Genome Res, Mar 16. pii: gr.188870.114. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25778913


Buscaino A, Lejeune E, Audergon P, Hamilton G, Pidoux A, Allshire RC (2013) Distinct roles for Sir2 and RNAi in centromeric heterochromatin nucleation, spreading and maintenance. EMBO J, 32, 1250-64 PMID: 23572080


Agirre X, Castellano G, Pascual M, Heath S, Kulis M, Segura V, Bergmann A, Esteve A, Merkel A, Raineri E, Agueda L, Blanc J, Richardson D, Clarke L, Datta A, Russiñol N, Queiros AC, Beekman R, Rodríguez-Madoz JR, San José-Enériz E, Fang F, Gutiérrez NC, García-Verdugo JM, Robson MI, Schirmer EC, Guruceaga E, Martens JH, Gut M, Calasanz MJ, Flicek P, Siebert R, Campo E, San Miguel JF, Melnick A, Stunnenberg HG, Gut IG, Prosper F, Martin-Subero JI (2015) Whole-epigenome analysis in multiple myeloma reveals DNA hypermethylation of B cell-specific enhancers. Genome Res, 25, 478-87 PMID: 25644835


Robson MI, Le Thanh P, Schirmer EC (2014) NETs and cell cycle regulation. Adv Exp Med Biol, 773, 165-85 PMID: 24563348


Robson MI, Schirmer EC (2015) The application of DamID to identify peripheral gene sequences in differentiated and primary cells. Methods Mol Biol. (In press)


Zuleger N, Robson MI, Schirmer EC (2011) The nuclear envelope as a chromatin organizer. Nucleus, 2, 339-49 PMID: 21970986


Wolkowicz UM, Morris ER, Robson M, Trubitsyna M, Richardson JM (2014) Structural basis of Mos1 transposase inhibition by the anti-retroviral drug Raltegravir. ACS Chem Biol, 9, 743-51 PMID: 24397848


Wolkowicz UM, Cook AG (2012) NF45 dimerizes with NF90, Zfr and SPNR via a conserved domain that has a nucleotidyltransferase fold. Nucleic Acids Res, 40, 9356-68 PMID: 21683433


2011 Cohort

Hector RD, Burlacu E, Aitken S, Le Bihan T, Tuijtel M, Zaplatina A, Cook AG, Granneman S (2014) Snapshots of pre-rRNA structural flexibility reveal eukaryotic 40S assembly dynamics at nucleotide resolution. Nucleic Acids Res., 42, 12138-54 PMID: 25200078


Nerusheva OO, Galander S, Fernius J, Kelly D, Marston AL (2014) Tension-dependent removal of pericentromeric shugoshin is an indicator of sister chromosome biorientation. Genes Dev, 28, 1291-309 PMID: 24939933


Fernius J, Nerusheva OO, Galander S, Alves Fde L, Rappsilber J, Marston AL (2013) Cohesin-dependent association of scc2/4 with the centromere initiates pericentromeric cohesion establishment. Curr Biol, 23, 599-606 PMID: 23499533


Krahmer J, Hindle MM, Martin SF, Le Bihan T, Millar AJ (2015) Sample Preparation for Phosphoproteomic Analysis of Circadian Time Series in Arabidopsis thaliana. Methods Enzymol, 551, 405-31 PMID: 25662467


Choudhury NR, Nowak JS, Zuo J, Rappsilber J, Spoel SH, Michlewski G (2014) Trim25 Is an RNA-Specific Activator of Lin28a/TuT4-Mediated Uridylation. Cell Rep, 9, 1265-72 PMID: 25457611


Nowak JS, Choudhury NR, de Lima Alves F, Rappsilber J, Michlewski G (2014) Lin28a regulates neuronal differentiation and controls miR-9 production. Nat Commun, 5, 3687 PMID: 24722317


Nowak JS, Michlewski G (2013) miRNAs in development and pathogenesis of the nervous system. Biochem Soc Trans, 41, 815-20 PMID: 23863137


Gohard FH, Zhiteneva AA, Earnshaw WC (2014) Centromeres. In: eLS 2014, John Wiley & Sons Ltd: Chichester DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005785.pub2


2012 Cohort

Talapatra S, Harker B, Welburn J (2015) The C-terminal region of MCAK controls its activity and structure through a major conformational switch. eLife, in press.