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Yikang Rong, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Wesolowska N, Amariei FL, Rong YS.
Clustering and Protein Dynamics of Drosophila melanogaster Telomeres.
Genetics. 2013.
2)  Yu Z, Ren M, Wang Z, Zhang B, Rong YS, Jiao R, Gao G.
Highly Efficient Genome Modifications Mediated by CRISPR/Cas9 in Drosophila.
Genetics. 2013.
3)  Morciano P, Zhang Y, Cenci G, Rong YS.
A Hypomorphic Mutation Reveals a Stringent Requirement for the ATM Checkpoint Protein in Telomere Protection During Early Cell Division in Drosophila.
G3 (Bethesda). [Epub ahead of print], 2013.
4)  Wesolowska N, Rong YS.
Long-range targeted manipulation of the Drosophila genome by site-specific integration and recombinational resolution.
Genetics. 193: 411-9, 2013.
5)  Yamanaka S, Mehta S, Reyes-Turcu FE, Zhuang F, Fuchs RT, Rong Y, Robb GB, Grewal SI.
RNAi triggered by specialized machinery silences developmental genes and retrotransposons.
Nature. 493: 557-60, 2013.
6)  Kane DP, Shusterman M, Rong Y, McVey M.
Competition between Replicative and Translesion Polymerases during Homologous Recombination Repair in Drosophila.
PLoS Genet. 8: e1002659, 2012.
7)  Beaucher M, Zheng X, Amariei F, Rong YS.
Multiple Pathways Suppress Telomere Addition to DNA Breaks inthe Drosophila Germline.
Genetics. 191: 407-17, 2012.
8)  Zhang L, Rong YS.
Retrotransposons at Drosophila telomeres: Host domestication of a selfish element for the maintenance of genome integrity.
Biochim Biophys Acta. 1819: 771-5, 2012.
9)  Gao G, Cheng Y, Wesolowska N, Rong YS.
Paternal imprint essential for the inheritance of telomere identity in Drosophila.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108: 4932-7, 2011.
10)  Gao G, Walser JC, Beaucher ML, Morciano P, Wesolowska N, Chen J, Rong YS.
HipHop interacts with HOAP and HP1 to protect Drosophila telomeres in a sequence-independent manner.
EMBO J. 29: 819-29, 2010.
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