Journal Publications

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All of Dr. Lis’ publications listed on PubMed

Selected Reviews:

  • Guertin MJ, Lis JT. (2012) “Mechanisms by which transcription factors gain access to target sequence elements in chromatin.” Curr Opin Genet Dev 2012 Dec 19. doi:pii: S0959-437X(12)00138-4. 10.1016/j.gde.2012.11.008. [Epub ahead of print]. (PubMed)
  • Adelman K, Lis JT. (2012) “Promoter-proximal pausing of RNA polymerase II: emerging roles in metazoans.” Nat Rev Genet, 13(10):720-31. (PubMed)
  • Petesch SJ, Lis JT. (2012) “Overcoming the nucleosome barrier during transcript elongation.” Trends Genet, 28(6):285-94. (PubMed)
  • Fuda NJ, Ardehali MB, Lis JT. (2009) “Defining mechanisms that regulate RNA polymerase II transcription in vivo.” Nature, 461(7261):186-92. (PubMed)
  • Lis, J. T. (2007) “Imaging Drosophila gene activation and polymerase pausing in vivo.” Nature, 450(7167):198-202. (PubMed)
  • Saunders, A., Core, L. J. and Lis, J. T. (2006) “Breaking Barriers to Transcription Elongation.” Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology, 7: 557-567. (PubMed)
  • Lis, J. (1998) “Promoter-Associated Pausing in Promoter Architecture and Post-Initiation Transcriptional Regulation.” Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology. Volume LXIII. 347-56. (Article: PDF)

Selected Publications:

  • Danko CG, Hah N, Luo X, Martins AL, Core L, Lis JT, Siepel A, Kraus WL. (2013) “Signaling Pathways Differentially Affect RNA Polymerase II Initiation, Pausing, and Elongation Rate in Cells.” Mol Cell, 50(2):212-22. (PubMed)
  • Kwak H, Fuda NJ, Core LJ, Lis JT. (2013) “Precise maps of RNA polymerase reveal how promoters direct initiation and pausing.” Science, 339(6122):950-3. (PubMed)
  • Core LJ, Waterfall JJ, Gilchrist DA, Fargo DC, Kwak H, Adelman K, Lis JT. (2012) “Defining the status of RNA polymerase at promoters.” Cell Reports, 2(4):1025-35. (PubMed)
  • Petesch SJ, Lis JT. (2012) “Activator-induced spread of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase promotes nucleosome loss at Hsp70.” Mol Cell, 45(1):64-74. (PubMed)
  • Guertin MJ, Martins AL, Siepel A, Lis JT. (2012) “Accurate prediction of inducible transcription factor binding intensities in vivo.” PLoS Genet, 8(3):e1002610. (PubMed)
  • Min IM, Waterfall JJ, Core LJ, Munroe RJ, Schimenti J, Lis JT. (2011) “Regulating RNA polymerase pausing and transcription elongation in embryonic stem cells.” Genes Dev, 25(7):742-54. (PubMed)
  • Zobeck KL, Buckley MS, Zipfel WR, Lis JT. (2010) “Recruitment timing and dynamics of transcription factors at the Hsp70 loci in living cells.” Mol Cell, 40(6):965-75. (PubMed)
  • Guertin MJ, Lis JT. (2010) “Chromatin landscape dictates HSF binding to target DNA elements.” PLoS Genet, 6(9). pii: e1001114. (PubMed)
  • Ardehali MB, Lis JT. (2009) “Tracking rates of transcription and splicing in vivo.” Nat Struct Mol Biol, 16(11):1123-4. (PubMed)