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Morrison, J. A., McLennan, R., Wolfe, L. A., Gogol, M. M., Meier, S., McKinney, M. C., et al. (2017). Single-cell transcriptome analysis of avian neural crest migration reveals signatures of invasion and molecular transitions. eLife, 6, e28415.

Duyck, K., DuTell, V., Ma, L., Paulson, A., & Yu, C. R. (2017). Pronounced strain-specific chemosensory receptor gene expression in the mouse vomeronasal organ. BMC Genomics, 18(1), 965.

McLennan, R., Bailey, C. M., Schumacher, L. J., Teddy, J. M., Morrison, J. A., Kasemeier-Kulesa, J. C., et al. (2017). DAN (NBL1) promotes collective neural crest migration by restraining uncontrolled invasion. The Journal of Cell Biology, 216(10), 3339–3354.

Sehrawat, A., Gao, L., Tayou, J., Bankhead, A., Heiser, L. M., King, C. J., et al. (2017). Abstract 2406: LSD1 promotes castration-resistant prostate cancer cell survival independently of the androgen receptor and of histone demethylation. Cancer Research, 77(13 Supplement), 2406–2406.

Mondo, S. J., Dannebaum, R. O., Kuo, R. C., Louie, K. B., Bewick, A. J., LaButti, K., et al. (2017). Widespread adenine N6-methylation of active genes in fungi. Nature Genetics, 49(6), 964–968.

Gopalan, S., Gibbon, D., Seidel, C., Zhang, Y., Florens, L., Washburn, M., et al. (2017). Role of the ELL complex in transcriptional regulation in S. pombe. The FASEB Journal, 31(1 Supplement), 593.12–593.12.

Piunti, A., Hashizume, R., Morgan, M. A., Bartom, E. T., Horbinski, C. M., Marshall, S. A., et al. (2017). Therapeutic targeting of polycomb and BET bromodomain proteins in diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas. Nature Medicine, 23(4), 493–500.

Davies, E. L., Lei, K., Seidel, C. W., Kroesen, A. E., McKinney, S. A., Guo, L., et al. (2017). Embryonic origin of adult stem cells required for tissue homeostasis and regeneration. eLife, 6, e21052.

Liang, K., Volk, A. G., Haug, J. S., Marshall, S. A., Woodfin, A. R., Bartom, E. T., et al. (2017). Therapeutic Targeting of MLL Degradation Pathways in MLL-Rearranged Leukemia. Cell, 168(1-2), 59–72.e13.

Muerdter, F., Boryń, Ł. M., Woodfin, A. R., Neumayr, C., Rath, M., Zabidi, M. A., et al. (2017). Resolving systematic errors in widely-used enhancer activity assays in human cells enables genome-wide functional enhancer characterization.

Kozlovskaja-Gumbrienė, A., Yi, R., Alexander, R., elife, A. A., 2017. (n.d.). Proliferation-independent regulation of organ size by Fgf/Notch signaling.


Xu, J., Xu, F., Letaw, J. H., Park, B. S., Searles, R. P., & Ferguson, B. M. (2016). Anti-Müllerian hormone is produced heterogeneously in primate preantral follicles and is a potential biomarker for follicle growth and oocyte maturation in vitro. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 33(12), 1665–1675.

Luttrell, S. M., Gotting, K., Ross, E., Alvarado, A. S., & Swalla, B. J. (2016). Head regeneration in hemichordates is not a strict recapitulation of development. Developmental Dynamics : an Official Publication of the American Association of Anatomists, 245(12), 1159–1175.

Duncan, E. M., Chitsazan, A. D., Seidel, C. W., & Alvarado, A. S. (2016). Set1 and MLL1/2 Target Distinct Sets of Functionally Different Genomic Loci In Vivo. Cell Reports, 17(3), 930.

Bimber, B. N., Raboin, M. J., Letaw, J., Nevonen, K. A., Spindel, J. E., McCouch, S. R., et al. (2016). Whole-genome characterization in pedigreed non-human primates using genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS) and imputation. BMC Genomics, 17(1), 676.

Lei, K., Thi-Kim Vu, H., Mohan, R. D., McKinney, S. A., Seidel, C. W., Alexander, R., et al. (2016). Egf Signaling Directs Neoblast Repopulation by Regulating Asymmetric Cell Division in Planarians. Developmental Cell, 38(4), 413–429.

Gao, L., Coleman, D. J., King, C. J., Schwartzman, J., Wang, N., Esch, A., et al. (2016). Abstract 4700: BET bromodomain inhibition is a promising treatment strategy for distinct subsets of lethal castration-resistant prostate cancer. Cancer Research, 76(14 Supplement), 4700–4700.

Rickels, R., Hu, D., Collings, C. K., Woodfin, A. R., Piunti, A., Mohan, M., et al. (2016). An Evolutionary Conserved Epigenetic Mark of Polycomb Response Elements Implemented by Trx/MLL/COMPASS. Molecular Cell, 63(2), 318–328.

Coleman, D. J., Van Hook, K., King, C. J., Schwartzman, J., Lisac, R., Urrutia, J., et al. (2016). Cellular androgen content influences enzalutamide agonism of F877L mutant androgen receptor. Oncotarget, 7(26), 40690–40703.

Braasch, I., Gehrke, A. R., Smith, J. J., Kawasaki, K., Manousaki, T., Pasquier, J., et al. (2016). The spotted gar genome illuminates vertebrate evolution and facilitates human-teleost comparisons. Nature Genetics, 48(4), 427–437.

Conley, M. N., Wong, C. P., Duyck, K. M., Hord, N., Ho, E., & Sharpton, T. J. (2016). Aging and serum MCP-1 are associated with gut microbiome composition in a murine model. PeerJ, 4, e1854.


Lue, H.-W., Cole, B., Rao, S. A. M., Podalak, J., Gaest, A. V., King, C., et al. (2015). Src and STAT3 inhibitors synergize to promote tumor inhibition in renal cell carcinoma. Oncotarget, 6(42), 44675–44687.

Liang, K., Woodfin, A. R., Slaughter, B. D., Unruh, J. R., Box, A. C., Rickels, R. A., et al. (2015). Mitotic Transcriptional Activation: Clearance of Actively Engaged Pol II via Transcriptional Elongation Control in Mitosis. Molecular Cell, 60(3), 435–445.

Tormey, D., Colbourne, J. K., Mockaitis, K., Choi, J.-H., Lopez, J., Burkhart, J., et al. (2015). Evolutionary divergence of core and post-translational circadian clock genes in the pitcher-plant mosquito, Wyeomyia smithii. BMC Genomics, 16(1), 754.

Woodward, J., King, C., Coleman, D., Lisac, R., Schwartzman, J., Wang, N., et al. (2015). Abstract 731: Integrative genomic analysis to identify emergent enzalutamide resistance mechanisms in castration-resistant prostate cancer. Cancer Research, 75(15 Supplement), 731–731.

Coleman, D., Van Hook, K., Lisac, R., King, C., Wang, N., Schwartzman, J., et al. (2015). Abstract 3592: Androgens interfere with enzalutamide agonism of mutant F876L androgen receptor. Cancer Research, 75(15 Supplement), 3592–3592.

Robb, S. M. C., Gotting, K., Ross, E., & Sánchez Alvarado, A. (2015). SmedGD 2.0: The Schmidtea mediterranea genome database. Genesis (New York, N.Y. : 2000), 53(8), 535–546.

Chen, F. X., Woodfin, A. R., Gardini, A., Rickels, R. A., Marshall, S. A., Smith, E. R., et al. (2015). PAF1, a Molecular Regulator of Promoter-Proximal Pausing by RNA Polymerase II. Cell, 162(5), 1003–1015.

Kannan, R., Helston, R. M., Dannebaum, R. O., & Baumann, P. (2015). Diverse mechanisms for spliceosome-mediated 3′ end processing of telomerase RNA. Nature Communications, 6, 6104.


Braasch, I., Guiguen, Y., Loker, R., Letaw, J. H., Ferrara, A., Bobe, J., & Postlethwait, J. H. (2014). Connectivity of vertebrate genomes: Paired-related homeobox (Prrx) genes in spotted gar, basal teleosts, and tetrapods. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Toxicology & Pharmacology : CBP, 163, 24–36.

Thornton, J. L., Westfield, G. H., Takahashi, Y.-H., Cook, M., Gao, X., Woodfin, A. R., et al. (2014). Context dependency of Set1/COMPASS-mediated histone H3 Lys4 trimethylation. Genes & Development, 28(2), 115–120.