Dr Duncan Odom

University of Cambridge

University departments
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

Position: Principal Investigator
Personal home page: http://www.sanger.ac.uk/research/faculty/dodom/

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Research description

Our goal is to understand the systems-level transcriptional mechanisms underlying mammalian cell specification, which are often perturbed in carcinoma. We use liver hepatocyte as a model cell type.

Research Programme
Cell and Molecular Biology
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Key publications

D. Schmidt, P. C. Scwalie, et al. ?Waves of repeat-driven CTCF binding expansions have shaped mammalian genomes,? Cell 148 (2012) 1. C. Kutter, G. Brown, A. et al. ?Pol III binding in six mammalian genomes shows high conservation among amino acid isotypes, despite divergence in tRNA gene usage.? Nature Genetics 43 (2011) 948. D. Schmidt, M. D. Wilson, B. Ballester, et al. ?Five vertebrate ChIP-seq reveals the evolutionary dynamics of transcription factor binding,? Science 327 (2010) 1036. D. Schmidt, P. C. Scwalie, et al. ?A CTCF-independent role for cohesin in tissue-specific transcription,? Genome Research 20 (2010) 578. M. D. Wilson, N. L. Barbosa-Morais, et al. ?Species-specific transcription in mice carrying human chromosome 21,? Science 322 (2008) 434.