2020 publications

See below the list of our 2020 publications
  • Al Zouabi L and Bardin AJ (2020) Stem Cell DNA Damage and Genome Mutation in the Context of Aging and Cancer Initiation, Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives on Stem Cells: From Biological Principles to Regenerative Medicine, doi:
  • Barberet J, Binquet C, Guilleman M, Doukani A, Choux C, Bruno C, Bourredjem A, Chapusot C, Bourc’his D, Duffourd D, and Fauque P (2020). Do assisted reproductive technologies and in vitro embryo culture influence the epigenetic control of imprinted genes and transposable elements in children? Hum Reprod, doi:

  • Bosveld F, Bellaïche Y (2020) Tricellular junctions, Curr Biol 30(6):R249-R25, doi:

  • Boulan L, and Léopold P (2020) What determines organ size during development and regeneration? Development148, doi:

  • Collombet S, Ranisavljevic N, Nagano T, Varnai C, Shisode T, Leung W, Piolot T, Galupa R, Borensztein M, Servant N, Fraser P, Ancelin K, Heard E (2020) Parental-to-embryo switch of chromosome organization in early embryogenesis, Nature 580(7801):142-146. doi:

  • Cortes-Silva N, Ulmer J, Kiuchi T, Hsieh E, Cornilleau G, Ladid I, Dingli F, Loew D, Katsuma S, Drinnenberg IA(2020) CenH3-Independent Kinetochore Assembly in Lepidoptera Requires CCAN, Including CENP-T, Curr Biol, doi:

  • Edwards-Jorquera SS, Bosveld F, Bellaïche YA, Lennon-Duménil AM, Glavic Á (2020) Trpml controls actomyosin contractility and couples migration to phagocytosis in fly macrophages, J Cell Biol 219(3):e201905228. doi:

  • Evano B, Khalilian S, Le Carrou G, Almouzni G, Tajbakash S (2020) Dynamics of Asymmetric and Symmetric Divisions of Muscle Stem Cells In Vivo and on Artificial Niches, Cell Reports, Vol 30, p. 3195-3206. doi:

  • Getz MA, Weinberg DE, Drinnenberg IA, Fink GR, Bartel DP (2020) Xrn1p acts at multiple steps in the budding-yeast RNAi pathway to enhance the efficiency of silencing, Nucleic Acids Res 27;48(13):7404-7420. doi:

  • Hoang SM, Kaminski N, Bhargava R, Barroso-González J, Lynskey ML, García-Expósito L, Roncaioli JL,  Wondisford AR, Wallace CT,  Watkins SC, James DI, Waddell ID, Ogilvie D, Smith KM, da Veiga Leprevost F, Mellacharevu D, Nesvizhskii A, Li J, Ray-Gallet D, Sobol RW, Almouzni G and  O’Sullivan RJ. (2020) Proteomic analysis of telomeric Poly(ADP-Ribosyl)ation uncovers a role for HIRA in the adaptive chromatin response at ALT telomeres Nat Struct Mol Biol, 27, 1152–1164

  • Hocher A, Taddei A (2020) Subtelomeres as specialized chromatin domains, BioEssays 42 (5)

  • Kaya B, Doñas C, Wuggenig P, Diaz OE, Morales RA, Melhem H; Swiss IBD. Cohort Investigators, Hernández PP, Kaymak T, Das S, Hruz P, Franc Y, Geier F, Ayata CK, Villablanca EJ, Niess JH (2020) Lysophosphatidic Acid-Mediated GPR35 Signaling in CX3CR1+ Macrophages Regulates Intestinal Homeostasis, Cell Rep 32(5), doi:

  • Long H, Zhang L, Lv M, Wen Z, Zhang W, Chen X, Zhang P, Li T, Chang L, Jin C, Wu G, Wang X, Yang F, Pei J, Chen P, Margueron R, Deng H, Zhu M, Li G (2020) H2A.Z facilitates licensing and activation of early replication origins, Nature 577(7791):576-581. doi:

  • López-Gay JM, Nunley H, Spencer M, di Pietro F, Guirao B, Bosveld F, Markova O, Gaugue I, Pelletier S, Lubensky DK, Bellaïche Y (2020) Apical stress fibers enable a scaling between cell mechanical response and area in epithelial tissue, Science 370(6514),  doi:

  • Miné-Hattab J, Heltberg M, Villemeur M, Guedj C, Mora T, Walczak AM, Dahan M, Taddei A (2020) Single molecule microscopy reveals key physical features of repair foci in living cells, eLife, doi: 10.7554/eLife.60577

  • Miné-Hattab J, Chiolo I (2020) Complex Chromatin Motions for DNA Repair, Frontiers in Genetics, doi:

  • Molaro A., Malik H.S and Bourc’his D (2020) Dynamic evolution of de novo DNA methyltransferases in rodent and primate genomes. Mol Biol Evol 37:1882-1892, doi:

  • Morel D, Jeffery D, Aspeslagh S, Almouzni G, Postel-Vinay S (2020) Combining epigenetic drugs with other therapies for solid tumours - past lessons and future promise, Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, doi:

  • Nora EP*, Caccianini L*, Fudenberg G*, So K, Kameswaran V, Nagle A, Uebersohn A, Hajj B, Le Saux A, Coulon A, Mirny LA, Pollard KS, Dahan M & Bruneau (2020). Molecular basis of CTCF binding polarity in genome folding, Nature Communications, 2020, 11 (5612), doi:

  • Pérez Rico YA, Barillot E, Shkumatava A (2020) Demarcation of topologically associating domains is uncoupled from enriched CTCF binding in developing zebrafish, iScience 23(5):101046

  • Richart L, Margueron R (2020) Drugging histone methyltransferases in cancer, Curr Opin Chem Biol 56:51-62. doi:

  • Ruault M, Scolari VF, Lazar-Stefanita L, Hocher A, Loïodice I, Noûs C, Koszul R, Taddei A (2020) Sir3 mediates long-range chromosome interactions in budding yeast. 2020, Genome Research, doi:

  • Saavedra F, Gurard-Levin ZA, Rojas-Villalobos C, Vassias I, Quatrini R, Almouzni G, Alejandra Loyola (2020)JMJD1B, a novel player in histone H3 and H4 processing to ensure genome stability, Epigenetics & Chromatin 13(1): 6, doi:

  • Sabaté-Cadenas X, Shkumatava A (2020) In-cell discovery of RNA-protein interactions, Trends Biochem Sci doi:

  • Sanaki Y, Nagata R, Kizawa D, Léopold P, Igaki T (2020) Hyperinsulinemia Drives Epithelial Tumorigenesis by Abrogating Cell Competition, Developmental Cell 53, 379-389, doi:

  • Senaratne AP, Muller H, Fryer KA, Kawamoto M, Katsuma S, Drinnenberg IA (2020) Formation of the CenH3-Deficient Holocentromere in Lepidoptera Avoids Active Chromatin, Curr Biol 31(1):173-18, doi:

  • Sitbon D, Boyarchuk E, Dingli F, Loew D and Almouzni G (2020) Histone variant H3.3 residue S31 is essential for Xenopus gastrulation regardless of the deposition pathway, Nat Comm 11(1):1256, doi:

  • Torné J, Ray-Gallet D, Boyarchuk E, Garnier M, Le Baccon P, Coulon A, Orsi GA and Almouzni  G (2020) Two HIRA-dependent pathways handle H3.3 de novo deposition and recycling during transcription, Nat Struct Mol Biol, 27 (11), doi:

  • Tran H, Walczak A. M. and Dostatni N (2020) Constraints and limitations on the transcriptional response downstream of the Bicoid morphogen gradient, Current Topics in Developmental Biology 137, Chapter 4, 119-142. doi:

  • van Leen EV, di Pietro F, Bellaïche Y (2020) Oriented cell divisions in epithelia: from force generation to force anisotropy by tension, shape and vertices, Curr Opin Cell Biol 62:9-16. doi:

  • Villedieu A, Bosveld F, Bellaïche Y (2020) Mechanical induction and competence in epithelial morphogenesis, Curr Opin Genet Dev 63:36-44. doi:

  • Yu JJS, Maugarny-Calès A, Pelletier S, Alexandre C, Bellaiche Y, Vincent JP, McGough IJ (2020) Frizzled-Dependent Planar Cell Polarity without Secreted Wnt Ligands. Dev Cell 54(5):583-592.e5, doi:

  • Zoch A, Auchynnikava T, Berrens RV, Kabayama Y, Schöpp T, Heep M, Vasiliauskaitė L, Pérez-Rico YA, Cook AG, Shkumatava A, Rappsilber J, Allshire RC, O'Carroll D (2020) SPOCD1 is an essential executor of piRNA-directed de novo DNA methylation. Nature doi: