Recent Publications

Kieffer-Kwon K, McAndrew M, Floer M, et al. “Myc Regulates Chromatin Decompaction and Nuclear Architecture during B Cell Activation” Molecular Cell. (2017) Aug 11;67:1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2017.07.013

Aykul S, Parenti A, Chu KY, Reske J, Floer M, Ralston A, Martinez-Hackert E. “Biochemical and cellular analysis reveals ligand binding specificities, a molecular basis for ligand recognition, and membrane association dependent activities of Cripto-1 and Cryptic.” J Biol Chem. (2017) Jan 26. pii: jbc.M116.747501. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.747501

McAndrew MJ, Gjidoda A, Tagore M, Miksanek T, Floer M. “Chromatin remodeler recruitment during macrophage differentiation facilitates transcription factor binding to enhancers in mature cells.” J Biol Chem. (2016) Jul 5. pii:jbc.M116.734186. doi:10.1074/jbc.M116.734186

Liu MJ, Seddon AE, Tsai ZT, Major IT, Floer M, Howe GA, Shiu SH. “Determinants of nucleosome positioning and their influence on plant gene expression.” Genome Res. 2015 Aug;25(8):1182-95. doi:10.1101/gr.188680.114

Tagore M, McAndrew MJ, Gjidoda A, Floer M. “The Lineage-Specific Transcription Factor PU.1 Prevents Polycomb-Mediated Heterochromatin Formation at Macrophage-Specific Genes.” Mol Cell Biol. 2015 Aug;35(15):2610-25. doi:10.1128/MCB.00027-15

Gjidoda A, Tagore M, McAndrew MJ, Woods A, Floer M. “Nucleosomes are stably evicted from enhancers but not promoters upon induction of certain pro-inflammatory genes in mouse macrophages.” PLoS One. 2014 Apr 4;9(4):e93971. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093971

Carey TS, Choi I, Wilson CA, Floer M, Knott JG. “Transcriptional reprogramming and chromatin remodeling accompanies Oct4 and Nanog silencing in mouse trophoblast lineage.” Stem Cells Dev. 2014 Feb 1;23(3):219-29.

Wang X, Bryant GO, Floer M, Spagna D, Ptashne M. “An effect of DNA sequence on nucleosome occupancy and removal.” Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2011 Apr;18(4):507-9. doi:10.1038/nsmb.2017

Floer M, Wang X, Prabhu V, Berrozpe G, Narayan S, Spagna D, Alvarez D, Kendall J, Krasnitz A, Stepansky A, Hicks J, Bryant GO, Ptashne M. “A RSC/nucleosome complex determines chromatin architecture and facilitates activator binding.” Cell. 2010 Apr 30;141(3):407-18. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2010.03.048

Bryant GO, Prabhu V, Floer M, Wang X, Spagna D, Schreiber D, Ptashne M. “Activator control of nucleosome occupancy in activation and repression of transcription.” PLoS Biol. 2008 Dec 23;6(12):2928-39. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060317

Floer M, Bryant GO, Ptashne M. “HSP90/70 chaperones are required for rapid nucleosome removal upon induction of the GAL genes of yeast.” Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2008 Feb 26;105(8):2975-80. doi:10.1073/pnas.0800053105