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Kevin Struhl, Ph.D.


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  1. R35GM131801 (STRUHL, KEVIN) Jul 1, 2019 - Jun 30, 2024
    Mechanism of yeast gene regulation
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. R01CA107486 (STRUHL, KEVIN) May 25, 2004 - Apr 30, 2021
    Genomic targets of oncoproteins and tumor suppressors
    Role: Principal Investigator
  3. R13CA078317 (STRUHL, KEVIN) Jul 1, 1998 - Jun 30, 1999
    Role: Principal Investigator
  4. R01GM053720 (STRUHL, KEVIN) Sep 30, 1995 - Dec 31, 2009
    Molecular Mechanisms of Global Represion in Yeast
    Role: Principal Investigator
  5. R01CA065965 (STRUHL, KEVIN) Sep 7, 1995 - Jun 30, 2001
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Geisberg JV, Moqtaderi Z, Fong N, Erickson B, Bentley D, Struhl K. Nucleotide-level linkage of transcriptional elongation and polyadenylation. Elife. 2022 Nov 24; 11. PMID: 36421680.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  2. Lui KH, Geisberg JV, Moqtaderi Z, Struhl K. 3' Untranslated Regions Are Modular Entities That Determine Polyadenylation Profiles. Mol Cell Biol. 2022 09 15; 42(9):e0024422. PMID: 35972270; PMCID: PMC9476944.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  3. He L, Gao M, Pratt H, Weng Z, Struhl K. MafB, WDR77, and ß-catenin interact with each other and have similar genome association profiles. PLoS One. 2022; 17(4):e0264799. PMID: 35482762; PMCID: PMC9049301.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Cells
  4. Moqtaderi Z, Geisberg JV, Struhl K. A compensatory link between cleavage/polyadenylation and mRNA turnover regulates steady-state mRNA levels in yeast. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 01 25; 119(4). PMID: 35058367; PMCID: PMC8794773.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  5. Hasegawa Y, Struhl K. Different SP1 binding dynamics at individual genomic loci in human cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 11 16; 118(46). PMID: 34764224; PMCID: PMC8609546.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  6. Petrenko N, Struhl K. Comparison of transcriptional initiation by RNA polymerase II across eukaryotic species. Elife. 2021 09 13; 10. PMID: 34515029.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  7. He L, Pratt H, Gao M, Wei F, Weng Z, Struhl K. YAP and TAZ are transcriptional co-activators of AP-1 proteins and STAT3 during breast cellular transformation. Elife. 2021 08 31; 10. PMID: 34463254; PMCID: PMC8463077.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  8. Song R, Struhl K. S100A8/S100A9 cytokine acts as a transcriptional coactivator during breast cellular transformation. Sci Adv. 2021 01; 7(1). PMID: 33523865; PMCID: PMC7775746.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Darwiche R, Struhl K. Pheno-RNA, a method to associate genes with a specific phenotype, identifies genes linked to cellular transformation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 11 17; 117(46):28925-28929. PMID: 33144504.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  10. Geisberg JV, Moqtaderi Z, Struhl K. The transcriptional elongation rate regulates alternative polyadenylation in yeast. Elife. 2020 08 26; 9. PMID: 32845240.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  11. Hasegawa Y, Struhl K. Promoter-specific dynamics of TATA-binding protein association with the human genome. Genome Res. 2019 12; 29(12):1939-1950. PMID: 31732535; PMCID: PMC6886507.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  12. Ji Z, He L, Regev A, Struhl K. Inflammatory regulatory network mediated by the joint action of NF-kB, STAT3, and AP-1 factors is involved in many human cancers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 05 07; 116(19):9453-9462. PMID: 30910960; PMCID: PMC6511065.
    Citations: 64     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  13. Petrenko N, Jin Y, Dong L, Wong KH, Struhl K. Requirements for RNA polymerase II preinitiation complex formation in vivo. Elife. 2019 01 25; 8. PMID: 30681409.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  14. Koutsioumpa M, Hatziapostolou M, Polytarchou C, Tolosa EJ, Almada LL, Mahurkar-Joshi S, Williams J, Tirado-Rodriguez AB, Huerta-Yepez S, Karavias D, Kourea H, Poultsides GA, Struhl K, Dawson DW, Donahue TR, Fernández-Zapico ME, Iliopoulos D. Lysine methyltransferase 2D regulates pancreatic carcinogenesis through metabolic reprogramming. Gut. 2019 07; 68(7):1271-1286. PMID: 30337373.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  15. Moqtaderi Z, Geisberg JV, Struhl K. Extensive Structural Differences of Closely Related 3' mRNA Isoforms: Links to Pab1 Binding and mRNA Stability. Mol Cell. 2018 12 06; 72(5):849-861.e6. PMID: 30318446; PMCID: PMC6289678.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  16. Li BB, Qian C, Gameiro PA, Liu CC, Jiang T, Roberts TM, Struhl K, Zhao JJ. Targeted profiling of RNA translation reveals mTOR-4EBP1/2-independent translation regulation of mRNAs encoding ribosomal proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 10 02; 115(40):E9325-E9332. PMID: 30224479; PMCID: PMC6176620.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  17. Gameiro PA, Struhl K. Nutrient Deprivation Elicits a Transcriptional and Translational Inflammatory Response Coupled to Decreased Protein Synthesis. Cell Rep. 2018 08 07; 24(6):1415-1424. PMID: 30089253.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  18. Ji Z, He L, Rotem A, Janzer A, Cheng CS, Regev A, Struhl K. Genome-scale identification of transcription factors that mediate an inflammatory network during breast cellular transformation. Nat Commun. 2018 05 25; 9(1):2068. PMID: 29802342.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  19. Petrenko N, Jin Y, Wong KH, Struhl K. Correction: Evidence that Mediator is essential for Pol II transcription, but is not a required component of the preinitiation complex in vivo. Elife. 2017 09 18; 6. PMID: 28920856.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    
  20. Jin Y, Eser U, Struhl K, Churchman LS. The Ground State and Evolution of Promoter Region Directionality. Cell. 2017 Aug 24; 170(5):889-898.e10. PMID: 28803729.
    Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  21. Petrenko N, Jin Y, Wong KH, Struhl K. Evidence that Mediator is essential for Pol II transcription, but is not a required component of the preinitiation complex in vivo. Elife. 2017 07 12; 6. PMID: 28699889; PMCID: PMC5529107.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  22. Henry WS, Hendrickson DG, Beca F, Glass B, Lindahl-Allen M, He L, Ji Z, Struhl K, Beck AH, Rinn JL, Toker A. LINC00520 is induced by Src, STAT3, and PI3K and plays a functional role in breast cancer. Oncotarget. 2016 Dec 13; 7(50):81981-81994. PMID: 27626181.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  23. Petrenko N, Jin Y, Wong KH, Struhl K. Mediator Undergoes a Compositional Change during Transcriptional Activation. Mol Cell. 2016 11 03; 64(3):443-454. PMID: 27773675; PMCID: PMC5096951.
    Citations: 54     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  24. Miotto B, Ji Z, Struhl K. Selectivity of ORC binding sites and the relation to replication timing, fragile sites, and deletions in cancers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 08 16; 113(33):E4810-9. PMID: 27436900; PMCID: PMC4995967.
    Citations: 80     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  25. Ji Z, Song R, Huang H, Regev A, Struhl K. Transcriptome-scale RNase-footprinting of RNA-protein complexes. Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Apr; 34(4):410-3. PMID: 26900662; PMCID: PMC4824641.
    Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  26. Ji Z, Song R, Regev A, Struhl K. Many lncRNAs, 5'UTRs, and pseudogenes are translated and some are likely to express functional proteins. Elife. 2015 Dec 19; 4:e08890. PMID: 26687005.
    Citations: 205     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  27. Rotem A, Janzer A, Izar B, Ji Z, Doench JG, Garraway LA, Struhl K. Alternative to the soft-agar assay that permits high-throughput drug and genetic screens for cellular transformation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 May 05; 112(18):5708-13. PMID: 25902495; PMCID: PMC4426412.
    Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  28. Jin Y, Geisberg JV, Moqtaderi Z, Ji Z, Hoque M, Tian B, Struhl K. Mapping 3' mRNA isoforms on a genomic scale. Curr Protoc Mol Biol. 2015 Apr 01; 110:4.23.1-4.23.17. PMID: 25827089.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    
  29. Fleming JD, Giresi PG, Lindahl-Allen M, Krall EB, Lieb JD, Struhl K. STAT3 acts through pre-existing nucleosome-depleted regions bound by FOS during an epigenetic switch linking inflammation to cancer. Epigenetics Chromatin. 2015; 8:7. PMID: 25784959; PMCID: PMC4362815.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    
  30. Janzer A, German NJ, Gonzalez-Herrera KN, Asara JM, Haigis MC, Struhl K. Metformin and phenformin deplete tricarboxylic acid cycle and glycolytic intermediates during cell transformation and NTPs in cancer stem cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jul 22; 111(29):10574-9. PMID: 25002509.
    Citations: 135     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  31. Wong KH, Jin Y, Struhl K. TFIIH phosphorylation of the Pol II CTD stimulates mediator dissociation from the preinitiation complex and promoter escape. Mol Cell. 2014 May 22; 54(4):601-12. PMID: 24746699.
    Citations: 83     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  32. Moqtaderi Z, Geisberg JV, Struhl K. Secondary structures involving the poly(A) tail and other 3' sequences are major determinants of mRNA isoform stability in yeast. Microb Cell. 2014 Apr; 1(4):137-139. PMID: 25279376.
    Citations: 4     
  33. Struhl K. Is DNA methylation of tumour suppressor genes epigenetic? Elife. 2014 Mar 12; 3:e02475. PMID: 24623307.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  34. Geisberg JV, Moqtaderi Z, Fan X, Ozsolak F, Struhl K. Global analysis of mRNA isoform half-lives reveals stabilizing and destabilizing elements in yeast. Cell. 2014 Feb 13; 156(4):812-24. PMID: 24529382.
    Citations: 111     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  35. Moqtaderi Z, Geisberg JV, Jin Y, Fan X, Struhl K. Species-specific factors mediate extensive heterogeneity of mRNA 3' ends in yeasts. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jul 02; 110(27):11073-8. PMID: 23776204.
    Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  36. Fleming JD, Pavesi G, Benatti P, Imbriano C, Mantovani R, Struhl K. NF-Y coassociates with FOS at promoters, enhancers, repetitive elements, and inactive chromatin regions, and is stereo-positioned with growth-controlling transcription factors. Genome Res. 2013 Aug; 23(8):1195-209. PMID: 23595228.
    Citations: 71     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  37. Struhl K, Segal E. Determinants of nucleosome positioning. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2013 Mar; 20(3):267-73. PMID: 23463311.
    Citations: 272     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  38. Hirsch HA, Iliopoulos D, Struhl K. Metformin inhibits the inflammatory response associated with cellular transformation and cancer stem cell growth. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 15; 110(3):972-7. PMID: 23277563.
    Citations: 202     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  39. An integrated encyclopedia of DNA elements in the human genome. Nature. 2012 Sep 06; 489(7414):57-74. PMID: 22955616; PMCID: PMC3439153.
    Citations: 7176     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  40. Polytarchou C, Iliopoulos D, Struhl K. An integrated transcriptional regulatory circuit that reinforces the breast cancer stem cell state. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Sep 04; 109(36):14470-5. PMID: 22908280; PMCID: PMC3437881.
    Citations: 67     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  41. Hughes AL, Jin Y, Rando OJ, Struhl K. A functional evolutionary approach to identify determinants of nucleosome positioning: a unifying model for establishing the genome-wide pattern. Mol Cell. 2012 Oct 12; 48(1):5-15. PMID: 22885008.
    Citations: 76     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  42. Barber MF, Michishita-Kioi E, Xi Y, Tasselli L, Kioi M, Moqtaderi Z, Tennen RI, Paredes S, Young NL, Chen K, Struhl K, Garcia BA, Gozani O, Li W, Chua KF. SIRT7 links H3K18 deacetylation to maintenance of oncogenic transformation. Nature. 2012 Jul 05; 487(7405):114-8. PMID: 22722849.
    Citations: 234     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  43. Yuan CC, Matthews AG, Jin Y, Chen CF, Chapman BA, Ohsumi TK, Glass KC, Kutateladze TG, Borowsky ML, Struhl K, Oettinger MA. Histone H3R2 symmetric dimethylation and histone H3K4 trimethylation are tightly correlated in eukaryotic genomes. Cell Rep. 2012 Feb 23; 1(2):83-90. PMID: 22720264.
    Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  44. Hatziapostolou M, Polytarchou C, Aggelidou E, Drakaki A, Poultsides GA, Jaeger SA, Ogata H, Karin M, Struhl K, Hadzopoulou-Cladaras M, Iliopoulos D. An HNF4a-miRNA inflammatory feedback circuit regulates hepatocellular oncogenesis. Cell. 2011 Dec 09; 147(6):1233-47. PMID: 22153071.
    Citations: 243     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  45. Wong KH, Struhl K. The Cyc8-Tup1 complex inhibi