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Lei B, Capella M, Montgomery SA, Borg M, Osakabe A, Goiser M, Muhammad A, Braun S, Berger F (2020) A Synthetic Approach to Reconstruct the Evolutionary and Functional Innovations of the Plant Histone Variant H2A.W. Curr Biol. 2020 Oct 15;S0960-9822(20)31491-3. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.09.080.

Karaaslan ES, Wang N, Faiß N, Liang Y, Montgomery SA, Laubinger S, Berendzen KW, Berger F, Breuninger H, Liu C (2020) Marchantia TCP transcription factor activity correlates with three-dimensional chromatin structure. Nat Plants. 2020 Oct;6(10):1250-1261. doi: 10.1038/s41477-020-00766-0. Epub 2020 Sep 7.

Bente H, Mittelsten Scheid O, Dona M (2020) Versatile in vitro assay to recognize Cas9-induced mutations. Plant Direct. 2020 Sep 28;4(9):e00269. doi: 10.1002/pld3.269. eCollection 2020 Sep.

Jiang D, Borg M, Lorković ZJ, Montgomery SA, Osakabe A, Yelagandula R, Axelsson E, Berger F (2020) The evolution and functional divergence of the histone H2B family in plants. PLoS Genet. 2020 Jul 27;16(7):e1008964. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008964. eCollection 2020 Jul.

Silva M, Powell S, Ladstätter S, Gassler J, Stocsits R, Tedeschi A, Peters J-M, Tachibana K (2020) Wapl releases Scc1-cohesin and regulates chromosome structure and segregation in mouse oocytes J Cell Biol. 2020 Apr 6;219(4):e201906100. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201906100.

Montgomery SA, Tanizawa Y, Galik B et al. and Berger F (2020) Chromatin Organization in Early Land Plants Reveals an Ancestral Association between H3K27me3, Transposons, and Constitutive Heterochromatin (2020) Curr Biol. 2020 Feb 24;30(4):573-588.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.12.015. Epub 2020 Jan 30.

Du Z, Zheng H, Kawamura YK, Zhang K, Gassler J, Powell S, Xu Q, Lin Z, Xu K, Zhou Q, Ozonov EA, Véron N, Huang B, Li L, Yu G, Liu L, Au Yeung WK, Wang P, Chang L, Wang Q, He A, Sun Y, Na J, Sun Q, Sasaki H, Tachibana K, Peters AHFM, Xie W. (2019) Polycomb Group Proteins Regulate Chromatin Architecture in Mouse Oocytes and Early Embryos. Mol Cell. 2019 Dec 4. pii: S1097-2765(19)30840-8. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2019.11.011

Dumur T, Duncan S, Graumann K, Desset S, Randall RS, Mittelsten Scheid O, Prodanov D, Tatout C, Baroux C. (2019) Probing the 3D architecture of the plant nucleus with microscopy approaches: challenges and solutions. Nucleus. 2019 Dec;10(1):181-212. doi: 10.1080/19491034.2019.1644592.

Cabral, G.*, Laos, T.*, Dumont, J., and Dammermann, A. (2019) Differential Requirements for Centrioles in Mitotic Centrosome Growth and Maintenance. Dev Cell. 2019 Jul 11. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2019.06.004.

Sims, J., Copenhaver, G.P., Schlögelhofer, P., (2019). Meiotic DNA repair in the nucleolus employs a non-homologous end joining mechanism. Plant Cell. 2019 Jul 2. pii: tpc.00367.2019. doi: 10.1105/tpc.19.00367

Ladstatter, S., and Tachibana, K. (2019). Genomic insights into chromatin reprogramming to totipotency in embryos. J Cell Biol 218, 70-82. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201807044

Paouneskou, D., and Jantsch, V. (2019). Meiotic chromosome movement: what's lamin got to do with it? Nucleus 10, 1-6. doi: 10.1080/19491034.2019.1572413

Higo A, Kawashima T, Borg M, Zhao M, López-Vidriero I, Sakayama H, Montgomery SA, Sekimoto H, Hackenberg D, Shimamura M, Nishiyama T, Sakakibara K, Tomita Y, Togawa T, Kunimoto K, Osakabe A, Suzuki Y, Yamato KT, Ishizaki K, Nishihama R, Kohchi T, Franco-Zorrilla JM, Twell D, Berger F, Araki T. (2018) Transcription factor DUO1 generated by neo-functionalization is associated with evolution of sperm differentiation in plants. Nat Commun. 2018 Dec 11;9(1):5283. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-07728-3.

Ravichandran MC, Fink S, Clarke MN, Hofer FC, Campbell CS. (2018) Genetic interactions between specific chromosome copy number alterations dictate complex aneuploidy patterns. Genes Dev. 2018 Nov 21. doi: 10.1101/gad.319400.118. [Epub ahead of print]

Capitao C, Shukla N, Wandrolova A, Mittelsten Scheid O, Riha K. (2018) Functional Characterization of SMG7 Paralogs in Arabidopsis thaliana. Front Plant Sci. 2018 Nov 6;9:1602. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01602. eCollection 2018.

Janisiw E, Dello Stritto MR, Jantsch V, Silva N. (2018) BRCA1-BARD1 associate with the synaptonemal complex and pro-crossover factors and influence RAD-51 dynamics during Caenorhabditis elegans meiosis. PLoS Genet. 2018 Nov 1;14(11):e1007653. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007653. eCollection 2018 Nov.

Mohammad A, Vanden Broek K, Wang C, Daryabeigi A, Jantsch V, Hansen D, Schedl T. (2018) Initiation of Meiotic Development Is Controlled by Three Post-transcriptional Pathways in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics. 2018 Aug;209(4):1197-1224. doi: 10.1534/genetics.118.300985. Epub 2018 Jun 25.

Wang H, Jiang D, Axelsson E, Lorković ZJ, Montgomery S, Holec S, Pieters BJGE, Al Temimi AHK, Mecinović J, Berger F (2018) LHP1 Interacts with ATRX through Plant-Specific Domains at Specific Loci Targeted by PRC2. Mol Plant. 2018 Aug 6;11(8):1038-1052. doi: 10.1016/j.molp.2018.05.004. Epub 2018 May 21.

Ali EI, Loidl J, Howard-Till RA. (2018) A streamlined cohesin apparatus is sufficient for mitosis and meiosis in the protist Tetrahymena. Chromosoma. 2018 Jun 12. doi: 10.1007/s00412-018-0673-x. Epub 2018 Jun 12.

Sanyal S, Molnarova L, Richterova J, Huraiova B, Benko Z, Polakova S, Cipakova I, Sevcovicova A, Gaplovska-Kysela K, Mechtler K, Cipak L, Gregan J. (2018) Mutations that prevent methylation of cohesin render sensitivity to DNA damage. J Cell Sci. 2018 Jun 13. pii: jcs.214924. doi: 10.1242/jcs.214924. [Epub ahead of print]

Hong Y, Velkova M, Silva N, Jagut M, Scheidt V, Labib K, Jantsch V, Gartner A (2018) The conserved LEM-3/Ankle1 nuclease is involved in the combinatorial regulation of meiotic recombination repair and chromosome segregation in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Genet. 2018 Jun 7;14(6):e1007453. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007453. eCollection 2018 Jun.

Gassler J, Flyamer IM, Tachibana K. (2018) Single-nucleus Hi-C of mammalian oocytes and zygotes. Methods Cell Biol. 2018;144:389-407. doi: 10.1016/bs.mcb.2018.03.032. Epub 2018 Apr 30.

Link J, Paouneskou D, Velkova M, Daryabeigi A, Laos T, Labella S, Barroso C, Pacheco Piñol S, Montoya A, Kramer H, Woglar A, Baudrimont A, Markert SM, Stigloher C, Martinez-Perez E, Dammermann A, Alsheimer M, Zetka M, Jantsch V. (2018) Transient and Partial Nuclear Lamina Disruption Promotes Chromosome Movement in Early Meiotic Prophase. Dev Cell. 2018 Apr 23;45(2):212-225.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2018.03.018.

Kurzbauer MT, Pradillo M, Kerzendorfer C, Sims J, Ladurner R, Oliver C, Janisiw MP, Mosiolek M, Schweizer D, Copenhaver GP, Schlögelhofer P. (2018) Arabidopsis thaliana FANCD2 Promotes Meiotic Crossover Formation. Plant Cell. 2018 Jan 19. pii: tpc.00745.2017. doi: 10.1105/tpc.17.00745. [Epub ahead of print]

Gassler J, Brandão HB, Imakaev M, Flyamer IM, Ladstätter S, Bickmore WA, Peters JM, Mirny LA, Tachibana K. (2017) A mechanism of cohesin-dependent loop extrusion organizes zygotic genome architecture. EMBO J. 2017 Dec 7. pii: e201798083. doi: 10.15252/embj.201798083. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:29217590

Eva Kukolj , Tanja Kaufmann , Amalie E. Dick , Robert Zeillinger , Daniel W. Gerlich, Dea Slade (2017) PARP inhibition causes premature loss of cohesion in cancer cells. Oncotarget. 2017 Oct 16.

Kaufmann T, Grishkovskaya I, Polyansky AA, Kostrhon S, Kukolj E, Olek KM, Herbert S, Beltzung E, Mechtler K, Peterbauer T, Gotzmann J, Zhang L, Hartl M, Zagrovic B, Elsayad K, Djinovic-Carugo K, Slade D.(2017) A novel non-canonical PIP-box mediates PARG interaction with PCNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Sep 19;45(16):9741-9759. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx604.

Samwer M, Schneider MWG, Hoefler R, Schmalhorst PS, Jude JG, Zuber J, Gerlich DW. DNA Cross-Bridging Shapes a Single Nucleus from a Set of Mitotic Chromosomes. (2017) Cell. 2017 Aug 24;170(5):956-972.e23. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.07.038.PMID: 28841419

Sanyal S, Molnarova L, Gregan J. (2017) Promoter interactions direct chromatin folding in embryonic stem cells. (2017) Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2017 Jun 6;24(6):494-495. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.3421. PMID: 28586328

Shodhan A, Novatchkova M, Loidl J. (2017) BIME2, a novel gene required for interhomolog meiotic recombination in the protist model organism Tetrahymena. Chromosome Res. 2017 Aug 12. doi: 10.1007/s10577-017-9563-y. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28803330

Bente H, Mittelsten Scheid O. (2017) Epigenetic contribution to diversification. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Apr 4;114(14):3558-3560. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1702748114. Epub 2017 Mar 24. PMID: 28341707

Flyamer, IM., Gassler, J., Imakaev, M., Brandão, HB., Ulianov, SV., Abdennur, N., Razin, SV., Mirny, LA., Tachibana-Konwalski, K. (2017). Single-nucleus Hi-C reveals unique chromatin reorganization at oocyte-to-zygote transition. Nature. 544(7648):110-114. PMID: 28355183

Serwas, Daniel; Su, Tiffany Y; Roessler, Max; Wang, Shaohe; Dammermann, Alexander (2017). Centrioles initiate cilia assembly but are dispensable for maturation and maintenance in C. elegans. J CELL BIOL;216(6):1659-1671. PMID: 28411189

Shodhan A, Kataoka K, Mochizuki K, Novatchkova M, Loidl J. (2017) A Zip3-like protein plays a role in crossover formation in the SC-less meiosis of the protist Tetrahymena. Mol Biol Cell. 2017 Jan 18. pii: mbc.E16-09-0678. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E16-09-0678. [Epub ahead of print]

Zhang J, Tian M, Yan GX, Shodhan A, Miao W. (2017) E2fl1 is a meiosis-specific transcription factor in the protist Tetrahymena thermophila. Cell Cycle. 2017 Jan 2;16(1):123-135. doi: 10.1080/15384101.2016.1259779. Epub 2016 Nov 28.

Ladstätter S, Tachibana-Konwalski K. (2016) A Surveillance Mechanism Ensures Repair of DNA Lesions during Zygotic Reprogramming. Cell. 2016 Dec 15;167(7):1774-1787.e13. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.11.009. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Kaufmann T, Kukolj E, Brachner A, Beltzung E, Bruno M, Kostrhon S, Opravil S, Hudecz O, Mechtler K, Warren G, Slade D. (2016) SIRT2 regulates nuclear envelope reassembly through ANKLE2 deacetylation. J Cell Sci. 2016 Dec 15;129(24):4607-4621.

Yan, Guan-Xiong; Zhang, Jing; Shodhan, Anura; Tian, Miao; Miao, Wei (2016). Cdk3, a conjugation-specific cyclin-dependent kinase, is essential for the initiation of meiosis in Tetrahymena thermophila. CELL CYCLE;15(18):2506-14. PMID: 27420775

Yan GX, Dang H, Tian M, Zhang J, Shodhan A, Ning YZ, Xiong J, Miao W. (2016) Cyc17, a meiosis-specific cyclin, is essential for anaphase initiation and chromosome segregation in Tetrahymena thermophila. Cell Cycle. 2016 May 18:1-10. [Epub ahead of print]

Jagut M, Hamminger P, Woglar A, Millonigg S, Paulin L, Mikl M, Dello Stritto MR, Tang L, Habacher C, Tam A, Gallach M, von Haeseler A, Villeneuve AM, Jantsch V. (2016) Separable Roles for a Caenorhabditis elegans RMI1 Homolog in Promoting and Antagonizing Meiotic Crossovers Ensure Faithful Chromosome Inheritance. PLoS Biol. 2016 Mar 24;14(3):e1002412. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002412. eCollection 2016.

Daryabeigi, Anahita; Woglar, Alexander; Baudrimont, Antoine; Silva, Nicola; Paouneskou, Dimitra; Vesely, Cornelia; Rauter, Manuel; Penkner, Alexandra; Jantsch, Michael; Jantsch, Verena (2016). Nuclear Envelope Retention of LINC Complexes Is Promoted by SUN-1 Oligomerization in the Caenorhabditis elegans Germ Line. GENETICS;203(2):733-748. PMID: 27098914

Machovina, Tyler S; Mainpal, Rana; Daryabeigi, Anahita; McGovern, Olivia; Paouneskou, Dimitra; Labella, Sara; Zetka, Monique; Jantsch, Verena; Yanowitz, Judith L (2016). A Surveillance System Ensures Crossover Formation in C. elegans. CURR BIOL;26(21):2873-2884. PMID: 27720619

Burkhardt S, Borsos M, Szydlowska A, Godwin J, Williams SA, Cohen PE, Hirota T, Saitou M, Tachibana-Konwalski K (2016) Chromosome Cohesion Established by Rec8-Cohesin in Fetal Oocytes Is Maintained without Detectable Turnover in Oocytes Arrested for Months in Mice. Curr Biol. 2016 Mar 7;26(5):678-85. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.12.073. Epub 2016 Feb 18.

Lukaszewicz A, Shodhan A, Loidl J (2015) Exo1 and Mre11 execute meiotic DSB end resection in the protist Tetrahymena. DNA Repair (Amst). 2015 Nov;35:137-43. doi: 10.1016/j.dnarep.2015.08.005. Epub 2015 Sep 26.

Sun X, Huang L, Markowitz TE, Blitzblau HG, Chen D, Klein F, Hochwagen A.(2015). Transcription dynamically patterns the meiotic chromosome-axis interface. Elife. 2015 Aug 10;4. doi: 10.7554/eLife.07424

Laos, T., Cabral, G., and A. Dammermann. (2015). Isotropic Incorporation Of SPD-5 Underlies Centrosome Assembly In C. elegans. Current Biology. 2015 Aug 3;25(15):R648-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.05.060

Schouteden, C., Serwas, D., Palfy, M., and A. Dammermann. (2015). The Ciliary Transition Zone Functions In Cell Adhesion But Is Dispensable for Axoneme Assembly in C. elegans. J Cell Biol. 2015 Jul 6;210(1):35-44. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201501013

Serwas, D. and A. Dammermann. (2015). Ultrastructural Analysis of C. elegans Cilia. Methods Cell Biol. In press. DOI 10.1016/bs.mcb.2015.03.014

Cabral G, Marques A, Schubert V, Pedrosa-Harand A, Schlögelhofer P (2014) Chiasmatic and achiasmatic inverted meiosis of plants with holocentric chromosomes. Nat Comm. 2014 Oct 8; PMID: 25295686

Shodhan A, Lukaszewicz A, Novatchkova M, Loidl J (2014) Msh4 and Msh5 Function in SC-Independent Chiasma Formation During the Streamlined Meiosis of Tetrahymena. Genetics. 2014 Sep 11; PMID: 25217051

Fulcher N, Derboven E, Valuchova S, Riha K (2014) If the cap fits, wear it: an overview of telomeric structures over evolution. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2014 Mar; PMID: 24042202

Cavrak VC, Lettner N, Jamge S, Kosarewicz A, Bayer LM, Mittelsten Scheid 0 (2014) How a Retrotransposon Exploits the Plant's Heat Stress Response for Its Activation. Plos Genetics, Published: January 30, 2014DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004115

Cabral G, Sans S, Cowan CR, Dammermann A (2013). Multiple mechanisms contribute to centriole separation in C. elegans. CURR BIOL;23(14):1380-7. PMID: 23885867

Woglar, A., Daryabeigi, A., Adamo, A., Habacher, C., Machacek, T., La Volpe, A., and Jantsch, V. (2013) Matefin/SUN-1 Phosphorylation Is Part of a Surveillance Mechanism to Coordinate Chromosome Synapsis and Recombination with Meiotic Progression and Chromosome Movement. PLOS GENET;9:e1003335.PMID:23505384

Xaver, M., Huang, L., Chen, D., and Klein, F. (2013). Smc5/6-Mms21 Prevents and Eliminates Inappropriate Recombination Intermediates in Meiosis. PLoS Genet 9,e1004067. PMID: 24385936

Sanyal S, Kovacikova I, Gregan J (2013). Chromosome segregation: disarming the protector. CURR BIOL;23(6):R236-9. PMID: 23518053

Qiao R, Cabral G, Lettman M, Dammermann A, Dong G (2012). SAS-6 coiled-coil structure and interaction with SAS-5 suggest a regulatory mechanism in C. elegans centriole assembly. EMBO J;31(22):4334-47. PMID: 23064147

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