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Transposable elements labs

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A

  • An lab
    Research includes: LINE-1, mouse model, epigenetics, cancer, birth defects
  • Aravin lab
    Research includes: piRNA, siRNA, epigenetics, LINE-1, LTR, Drosophila, mouse, bacteria, Argonautes, heterochromatin
  • Arkhipova lab
    Research includes: retroelements, reverse transcriptase, horizontal transfer, telomeres
  • Atkinson lab
    Research includes: hAT transposons, piRNA, insects
  • Auge lab
    Research includes: mariner transposase, domesticated DNA elements, genome stability and repair, oncogenesis

B

  • Barabas lab
    Research includes: structural biology, transposition mechanisms, transposon regulation
  • Barbash lab
    Research includes: molecular evolution, drosophila genetics, speciation, heterochromatin
  • Barrangou lab
    Research includes: CRISPR, CRISPR-Cas9 system
  • Batzer lab
    Research includes: retrotransposons, evolutionary genomics, computational biology, mammals, primates
  • Belancio lab
    Research includes: LINE-1, expression, DNA damage
  • Belfort lab
    Research includes: mobile introns, inteins
  • Bennetzen lab
    Research includes: plants, LTR retrotransposons, genome rearrangement
  • Bergman lab
    Research includes: drosophila, bioinformatics, genomics
  • Betermier lab
    Research includes: programmed genome rearrangements, ciliates, Paramecium, IES, domesticated PiggyBac transposase, DSB repair, NHEJ
  • Betran lab
    Research includes: retrogenes, domesticated transposases, drosophila
  • Blumenstiel lab
    Research includes: piRNA, arms race, co-evolution
  • Boeke lab
    Research includes: Ty1 , LINE-1, yeast, human
  • Boissinot lab
    Research includes: evolution, population genetics, LINE-1, non-LTR retrotransposons, vertebrates
  • Bordenstein lab
    Research includes: symbiosis, bacteriophage, microbiome
  • Bortvin lab
    Research includes: regulation, exaptation, epigenetics, comparative genomics
  • Bourque lab
    Research includes: regulation, exaptation, epigenetics, comparative genomics
  • Branco lab
    Research includes: DNA methylation, epigenetic modifiers, retrotransposon targeting
  • Brindley lab
    Research includes: functional genomics for helminth parasites, schistosomes, pseudo-typed retroviruses, piggyBac
  • Brookfield lab
    Research includes: population genetics, evolutionary biology
  • Brosius lab
    Research includes: evolutionary impact of retroposition, exaptation, RNomics
  • Burns lab
    Research includes: human retrotransposon insertion polymorphisms, LINE-1 regulation, mobile DNA insertions in cancer 
  • Bushman lab
    Research includes: mobile DNA, HIV, human gene therapy, microbiome, virus

C

  • Capy lab
    Research includes: transposable elements, mariner transposable element, stress, phylogenies, classification
  • Carareto lab
    Research includes: transposable elements, horizontal gene transfer, molecular evolution
  • Carr lab
    Research includes: horizontal transfer, phylogenetics, protistology
  • Casacuberta (Elana) lab
    Research includes: drosophila telomeres, HeT-A-TART-TAHRE, drosophila chromatin
  • Casacuberta (Josep) lab
    Research includes: plants, evolution
  • Chaconas lab
    Research includes: DNA rearrangements in antigenic variation
  • Chalker lab
    Research includes: DNA rearrangement, epigenetics, RNA interference
  • Chalmers lab
    Research includes: DNA transposon, mariner transposable element, mechanisms
  • Chambeyron lab
    Research includes: transposable elements and their regulation in the Drosophila model
  • Chandler/Siquier/Gourbeyre lab
    Research includes: prokaryotic and eukaryotic transposons, bacterial insertion sequences, IS mechanism, IS distribution, IS diversity, ISfinder
  • Chandler/Ton-Hoang lab
    Research includes: mobile elements, genomic plasticity, horizontal transfer, transposition, bacterial insertion sequences
  • Cherepanov lab
    Research includes: retroviral DNA integration, chromatin, structural biology
  • Christensen lab
    Research includes: non-LTR retrotransposons (LINEs), R2, TPRT, protein and nucleic acid structure-function
  • Ciaudo lab
    Research includes: RNA interference, LINE-1 regulation, maintenance of genome integrity, murine embryonic stem cells
  • Colloms lab
    Research includes: cut and paste DNA transposons, mariner, mos1, Tc1, Tc3, ISY100, targeted transposition, zinc fingers
  • Cordaux lab
    Research includes: evolutionary genomics, genomic plasticity, evolutionary dynamics, horizontal transfer, prokaryotes, eukaryotes
  • Cox lab
    Research includes: RecA, recombination, repair, evolution
  • Crease lab
    Research includes: ribosomal DNA, transposable elements, concerted evolution, molecular evolution, copy number variation
  • Cristofari lab
    Research includes: LINE-1, reverse transcriptase, ribonucleoprotein particles, genomics, retrotransposition
  • Curcio lab
    Research includes: LTR-retrotransposon, host co-factors, nucleocapsid assembly

D

  • Deininger lab
    Research includes: human retrotransposons, Alu/Alu recombination, DNA repair pathways
  • Derbyshire lab
    Research includes: mycobacterial conjugation, genomics, distributive conjugal transfer
  • Duharcourt lab
    Research includes: programmed genome rearrangements, epigenetics, non coding RNA, ciliates, Paramecium

E

  • Edgell lab
    Research includes: homing endonucleases, chimeric nucleases, genome editing
  • Elde lab
    Research includes: host-pathogen interactions, experimental evolution, molecular evolution
  • Engel-Roy lab
    Research includes: Alu, SINEs, LINE-1

F

  • Faulkner lab
    Research includes: LINE-1, somatic retrotransposition, cancer genomics
  • Feschotte lab
    Research includes: evolution, genomics, transposase, endogenous viruses, transposon domestication
  • Fujiwara lab
    Research includes: site-specific non-LTR retrotransposon, telomere evolution, retrotransposition mechanims of non-LTR elements
  • Furano lab
    Research includes: evolution, biochemistry, mutation rate

G

  • Gage lab
    Research includes: mosaicism, neurogenesis, evolution, somatic retrotransposition, LINE-1 and Alu
  • Garcia-Perez lab
    Research includes: LINE-1 retrotransposons, retrotransposition, non-LTR retrotransposons
  • Garfinkel lab
    Research includes: retrotransposon, copy number control, cryptic transcripts
  • Gifford lab
    Research includes: endogenous retrovirus, endogenous viral element, paleovirology
  • Gilbert lab
    Research includes: retrotransposition, LINE-1, genomic variability
  • Genetic Information Research Institute (Kojima/Bao Lab)
    Research includes: eukaryotic transposons, transposon classification, unconserved non-coding elements, speciation, Repbase
  • González lab
    Research includes: environmental adaptation, population dynamics, gene regulation
  • Grandbastien lab
    Research includes: retrotransposons, stress, allopolyploidy, nicotiana
  • Gregory lab
    Research includes: genome size evolution, transposable element evolution, evolutionary theory, concepts of genome function, bioinformatics
  • Guerreiro lab
    Research includes: interspecific hybrids, drosophila, colonization, transposition

H

  • Hackett lab
    Research includes: Sleeping Beauty transposons, genome engineering, gene therapy
  • Hall lab
    Research includes: integrons and gene cassettes, bacterial insertion sequences, bacterial transposons and transposition
  • Hammell Lab
    Research includes: retrotransposons, neurodegeneration, computational genomics, and small RNAs
  • Han (Jeff) lab
    Research includes: transposition, DNA rearrangements and genome instability, transposition in human disease and development
  • Han (Kyudong) lab
    Research includes: retrotransposon-mediated genomic instability, LINE-1, Alu/Alu recombination, next generation sequencing, comparative genomics
  • Hancock lab
    Research includes: transposon tagging in plants, mPing, TE self-regulation
  • Harshey lab
    Research includes: Mu, DNA topology, repair of Mu insertions
  • Hartl lab
    Research includes: hybrid dysgenesis, mariner, molecular evolution

I

  • Ichiyanagi Lab
    Research includes: primate and rodent retrotransposons, epigenetics, comparative genomics, exaptation
  • Ito lab
    Research includes: stress, evolution, plants
  • Ivics lab
    Research includes: resurrected vertebrate transposons, transposon-based gene transfer technologies, domesticated transposase genes
  • Izsvak lab
    Research includes: Sleeping Beauty transposons, host-transposon interaction, domesticated elements

J

  • Johnson lab
    Research includes: site-specific DNA recombination, DNA transposition, serine recombinases
  • Jordan lab
    Research includes: bioinformatics and computational biology, genome regulation, epigenetics
  • Jorde lab
    Research includes: human mutations, human genetic variation, evolution

K

  • Katzourakis lab
    Research includes: paleovirology, endogenous viral element, endogenous retrovirus, HERV
  • Kawakami lab
    Research includes: transposable element, vertebrate genetics, neuroscience
  • Kazazian lab
    Research includes: human LINE-1, cancer, restriction factors, LINE-1 RNP
  • Keeney lab
    Research includes: host regulation, S. cerevisiae, undergraduate research
  • Kejnovsky lab
    Research includes: plant transposable elements, transcription and epigenetics of transposbale elements, plant sex chromosomes, genome dynamics
  • Kentsis lab
    Research includes: Human DNA transposase mechanism and function
  • Kordis lab
    Research includes: retroelement evolution, molecular domestication, horizontal gene transfer

L

  • Lambowitz lab
    Research includes: gene targeting, Mobile introns, Retrotransposons
  • Landweber lab
    Research includes: transposon domestication, genome rearrangement, ciliates
  • Largaespada lab
    Research includes: Sleeping Beauty transposons, cancer, mouse genetics, forward genetic screens
  • Leib-Mosch lab
    Research includes: human endogenous retroviruses
  • Lerat lab
    Research includes: comparative genomics, molecular evolution, transposable element identification
  • Lesage/Saib lab
    Research includes: LTR-retrotransposon, retrovirus, intracellular trafficking, integration specificity, post-transcriptional modification of retrotransposon/retrovirus proteins
  • Levin lab
    Research includes: LTR retrotransposons, integration, S. pombe, Tf1
  • Luban lab
    Research includes: HIV-1, retroviruses, HERVs
  • Lisch lab
    Research includes: epigenetics, evolution, transposon
  • Lupski lab
    Research includes: complex genomic rearrangements, low copy repeats, Alu, human genetics, genomic disorders
  • Lynch lab
    Research includes: evolution, gene regulation, morphology

M

  • Ma lab
    Research includes: comparative genomics, transposable elements in plants
  • Macas lab
    Research includes: plant repetitive DNA, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics
  • Macfarlan lab
    Research includes: plant repetitive DNA, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics
  • Madhani lab
    Research includes: RNA silencing, chromatin, yeast
  • Mager lab
    Research includes: endogenous retroviruses, gene regulation, epigenetics
  • Makalowski lab
    Research includes: transposable element evolution, transposable element detection, evolutionary genomics, software development
  • Makova lab
    Research includes: transposable element genome-wide distribution, sex-biased distribution, genomics, integration mechanisms
  • Malik lab
    Research includes: host defenses against mobile elements, viruses, heterochromatin
  • Mallet lab
    Research includes: human endogenous retroviruses, syncytin, virology
  • Mantovani/Luchetti lab
    Research includes: R2 retrotransposon, SINEs, MITEs, metazoan genome evolution
  • Maquat lab
    Research includes: human lncRNAs, mRNAs, Alu elements
  • Marraffini lab
    Research includes: CRISPR-Cas9 system, CRISPR immunity
  • Mazel lab
    Research includes: integron, tyrosine recombinase, SOS response
  • McDonald lab
    Research includes: genome evolution, cancer
  • Mochizuki lab
    Research includes: Small RNA-directed DNA elimination, heterochromatin, domesticated transposase
  • Moran lab
    Research includes: LINE-1 retrotransposons, human genome evolution, and host defense against retrotransposons
  • Muotri lab
    Research includes: LINE-1 retrotransposition, brain development, neuronal diversity

O

  • O’Brochta lab
    Research includes: DNA transposons, biotechnology, insects
  • O'Donnell lab
    Research includes: functional characterization of cancer genomes, transposon mutagenesis

P

  • Panaud lab
    Research includes: genome evolution, LTR-retrotransposons, horizontal transfers, plants
  • Parissi lab
    Research includes: DNA mobility in pathogens, retroviral integration, bacterial integrons and transposons
  • Peters lab
    Research includes: regulation, replication, target site selection
  • Peterson lab
    Research includes: maize transposons, alternative transposition, genome rearrangements
  • Pollock lab
    Research includes: transposable element evolution, repeat sequence identification, ancestral transposable element reconstruction
  • Poulter lab
    Research includes: transposons, retrotransposons, inteins, comparative genomics

Q

  • Quesneville lab
    Research includes: transposable element annotation, genome structure, genome evolution

R

  • Ray lab
    Research includes: retrotransposons, DNA transposons, vertebrates
  • Repbase (Kojima/Bao lab)
    A comprehensive, manually-curated database of family-based repetitive sequences from eukaryotes (Reference: Bao W., Kojima, K.K., Kohany, O. Repbase Update, a database of repetitive elements in eukaryotic genomes. Mobile DNA, 2015, 6:11)
  • Reznikoff lab
    Research includes: molecular mechanism of transposition, Tn5
  • Rice lab
    Research includes: site-specific recombinases, transposases, structure-function
  • Roberts lab
    Research includes: conjugative transposons, integrative conjugative elements, Tn916 transcriptional regulation, biological cost, molecular evolution
  • Ruiz lab
    Research includes: transposons, chromosomal rearrangements, drosophila, Galileo

S

  • Sandmeyer lab
    Research includes: yeast, retrotransposons, targeted integration, metabolic engineering
  • Sasaki lab
    Research includes:retrotransposon silencing, DNA methylation, small RNAs, germ cells, genomic imprinting
  • Schaack lab
    Research includes: genome-wide estimates of mutation rates, horizontal gene transfer, germline versus somatic transposable element activity
  • Schmitz lab
    Research includes: transposon evolution, retroposon analysis software, retrophylogenomics
  • Schulman lab
    Research includes: LTR retrotransposon lifecycle, genome dynamics, plant
  • Schumann lab
    Research includes: plant LTR retrotransposons, LTR retrotransposon replication, genome dynamics
  • Shedlock lab
    Research includes: genome evolution, mobile DNA, ncRNA, phylogeny
  • Siomi lab
    Research includes: transposon silencing, small RNAs, Argonaute/Piwi proteins
  • Slotkin lab
    Research includes: arabidopsis, epigenetics, small RNAs
  • Stoddard lab
    Research includes: homing endonuclease, gene targeting, protein engineering  
  • Symer lab
    Research includes: genomics, human papillomavirus, cancer, retrotransposon, genetic variation, epigenetics

T

  • Ton-Hoang lab
    Research includes: genomic plasticity, horizontal transfer, transposition, bacterial insertion sequences
  • Tu lab
    Research includes: mosquito, MITE, genome evolution

V

  • Van Sluys lab
    Research includes: biological function, genome diversity, evolution
  • Vaury lab
    Research includes: retrotransposons, silencing, heterochromatin, drosophila
  • Vieira lab
    Research includes: epigenetics, natural variation, genome evolution
  • Volff lab
    Research includes: fish, genome duplications, sex chromosomes, transposable elements
  • Voytas lab
    Research includes: genome engineering, retrotransposon integration specificity

W

  • Wang lab
    Research includes: transposable elements, DNA methylation, epigenomics, genome browser, public access to large genomic and epigenomic resources through genome browsers
  • Weichenrieder lab
    Research includes: LINE-1, Alu, retrotransposition, structural biology
  • Weiner lab
    Research includes: domestication, exaptation, Cockayne syndrome
  • Wicker lab
    Research includes: mechanisms of genome evolution, DNA transposons, bioinformatics
  • Winckler lab
    Research includes: dictyostelium, targeted integration, tRNA genes

X

  • Xing lab
    Research includes: mobile element biology, population genetics, evolutionary genomics

Y

  • Yang lab
    Research includes: transposition activity, regulation, evolution

Z

  • Zhang lab
    Research includes: evolutionary genetics, silkworm, domestication

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