john lis
john lis
Professor of Molecular Biology & Genetics, Cornell University
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Nascent RNA sequencing reveals widespread pausing and divergent initiation at human promoters
LJ Core, JJ Waterfall, JT Lis
Science 322 (5909), 1845-1848, 2008
Promoter-proximal pausing of RNA polymerase II: emerging roles in metazoans
K Adelman, JT Lis
Nature Reviews Genetics 13 (10), 720-731, 2012
Heat shock factor and the heat shock response
PK Sorger
Cell 65 (3), 363-366, 1991
The RNA polymerase II molecule at the 5′ end of the uninduced hsp70 gene of D. melanogaster is transcriptionally engaged
AE Rougvie, JT Lis
Cell 54 (6), 795-804, 1988
PARP goes transcription
WL Kraus, JT Lis
Cell 113 (6), 677-683, 2003
Breaking barriers to transcription elongation
A Saunders, LJ Core, JT Lis
Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology 7 (8), 557-567, 2006
PR-Set7 is a nucleosome-specific methyltransferase that modifies lysine 20 of histone H4 and is associated with silent chromatin
K Nishioka, JC Rice, K Sarma, H Erdjument-Bromage, J Werner, Y Wang, ...
Molecular cell 9 (6), 1201-1213, 2002
NAD+-dependent modulation of chromatin structure and transcription by nucleosome binding properties of PARP-1
MY Kim, S Mauro, N Gévry, JT Lis, WL Kraus
Cell 119 (6), 803-814, 2004
Defining mechanisms that regulate RNA polymerase II transcription in vivo
NJ Fuda, MB Ardehali, JT Lis
Nature 461 (7261), 186-192, 2009
Getting up to speed with transcription elongation by RNA polymerase II
I Jonkers, JT Lis
Nature reviews Molecular cell biology 16 (3), 167-177, 2015
Mechanical disruption of individual nucleosomes reveals a reversible multistage release of DNA
BD Brower-Toland, CL Smith, RC Yeh, JT Lis, CL Peterson, MD Wang
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99 (4), 1960-1965, 2002
HSF1 drives a transcriptional program distinct from heat shock to support highly malignant human cancers
ML Mendillo, S Santagata, M Koeva, GW Bell, R Hu, RM Tamimi, ...
Cell 150 (3), 549-562, 2012
Requirement for association of p56lck with CD4 in antigen-specific signal transduction in T cells
N Glaichenhaus, N Shastri, DR Littman, JM Turner
Cell 64 (3), 511-520, 1991
Protein traffic on the heat shock promoter: parking, stalling, and trucking along
J Lis, C Wu
Cell 74 (1), 1-4, 1993
Germline transformation used to define key features of heat-shock response elements
H Xiao, JT Lis
Science 239 (4844), 1139-1142, 1988
Stable binding of Drosophila heat shock factor to head-to-head and tail-to-tail repeats of a conserved 5 bp recognition unit
O Perisic, H Xiao, JT Lis
Cell 59 (5), 797-806, 1989
A rapid, extensive, and transient transcriptional response to estrogen signaling in breast cancer cells
N Hah, CG Danko, L Core, JJ Waterfall, A Siepel, JT Lis, WL Kraus
Cell 145 (4), 622-634, 2011
Precise maps of RNA polymerase reveal how promoters direct initiation and pausing
H Kwak, NJ Fuda, LJ Core, JT Lis
Science 339 (6122), 950-953, 2013
In vivo transcriptional pausing and cap formation on three Drosophila heat shock genes
EB Rasmussen, JT Lis
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 90 (17), 7923-7927, 1993
Transcription regulation through promoter-proximal pausing of RNA polymerase II
LJ Core, JT Lis
Science 319 (5871), 1791-1792, 2008
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