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GRZEGORZ IRA

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Molecular & Human Genetics
DivisionMolecular & Human Genetics
AddressOne Baylor Plaza, T817
Houston TX 77030
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    1. Elango R, Sheng Z, Jackson J, DeCata J, Ibrahim Y, Pham NT, Liang DH, Sakofsky CJ, Vindigni A, Lobachev KS, Ira G, Malkova A. Break-induced replication promotes formation of lethal joint molecules dissolved by Srs2. Nat Commun. 2017 Nov 27; 8(1):1790. PMID: 29176630.
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    2. Buzovetsky O, Kwon Y, Pham NT, Kim C, Ira G, Sung P, Xiong Y. Role of the Pif1-PCNA Complex in Pol d-Dependent Strand Displacement DNA Synthesis and Break-Induced Replication. Cell Rep. 2017 Nov 14; 21(7):1707-1714. PMID: 29141206.
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    3. Lemaçon D, Jackson J, Quinet A, Brickner JR, Li S, Yazinski S, You Z, Ira G, Zou L, Mosammaparast N, Vindigni A. MRE11 and EXO1 nucleases degrade reversed forks and elicit MUS81-dependent fork rescue in BRCA2-deficient cells. Nat Commun. 2017 10 16; 8(1):860. PMID: 29038425.
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    4. Kumar S, Peng X, Daley J, Yang L, Shen J, Nguyen N, Bae G, Niu H, Peng Y, Hsieh HJ, Wang L, Rao C, Stephan CC, Sung P, Ira G, Peng G. Inhibition of DNA2 nuclease as a therapeutic strategy targeting replication stress in cancer cells. Oncogenesis. 2017 Apr 17; 6(4):e319. PMID: 28414320.
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    5. Miller AS, Daley JM, Pham NT, Niu H, Xue X, Ira G, Sung P. A novel role of the Dna2 translocase function in DNA break resection. Genes Dev. 2017 Mar 23. PMID: 28336516.
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    6. Lopez CR, Singh S, Hambarde S, Griffin WC, Gao J, Chib S, Yu Y, Ira G, Raney KD, Kim N. Yeast Sub1 and human PC4 are G-quadruplex binding proteins that suppress genome instability at co-transcriptionally formed G4 DNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Mar 22. PMID: 28369605.
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    7. Xue X, Papusha A, Choi K, Bonner JN, Kumar S, Niu H, Kaur H, Zheng XF, Donnianni RA, Lu L, Lichten M, Zhao X, Ira G, Sung P. Differential regulation of the anti-crossover and replication fork regression activities of Mph1 by Mte1. Genes Dev. 2016 Mar 15; 30(6):687-99. PMID: 26966246; PMCID: PMC4803054 [Available on 09/15/16].
    8. Chen X, Niu H, Yu Y, Wang J, Zhu S, Zhou J, Papusha A, Cui D, Pan X, Kwon Y, Sung P, Ira G. Enrichment of Cdk1-cyclins at DNA double-strand breaks stimulates Fun30 phosphorylation and DNA end resection. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Apr 7; 44(6):2742-53. PMID: 26801641; PMCID: PMC4824098.
    9. Sakofsky CJ, Ayyar S, Deem AK, Chung WH, Ira G, Malkova A. Translesion Polymerases Drive Microhomology-Mediated Break-Induced Replication Leading to Complex Chromosomal Rearrangements. Mol Cell. 2015 Dec 17; 60(6):860-72. PMID: 26669261.
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    10. Mayle R, Campbell IM, Beck CR, Yu Y, Wilson M, Shaw CA, Bjergbaek L, Lupski JR, Ira G. DNA REPAIR. Mus81 and converging forks limit the mutagenicity of replication fork breakage. Science. 2015 Aug 14; 349(6249):742-7. PMID: 26273056.
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    11. Xue X, Choi K, Bonner JN, Szakal B, Chen YH, Papusha A, Saro D, Niu H, Ira G, Branzei D, Sung P, Zhao X. Selective modulation of the functions of a conserved DNA motor by a histone fold complex. Genes Dev. 2015 May 15; 29(10):1000-5. PMID: 25956905.
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    12. Carvalho CM, Pfundt R, King DA, Lindsay SJ, Zuccherato LW, Macville MV, Liu P, Johnson D, Stankiewicz P, Brown CW. Absence of heterozygosity due to template switching during replicative rearrangements. Am J Hum Genet. 2015 Apr 2; 96(4):555-64. PMID: 25799105; PMCID: PMC4385179.
    13. Ira G, Nussenzweig A. A new Riff: Rif1 eats its cake and has it too. EMBO Rep. 2014 Jun; 15(6):622-4. PMID: 24769453; PMCID: PMC4197870.
    14. Wilson MA, Kwon Y, Xu Y, Chung WH, Chi P, Niu H, Mayle R, Chen X, Malkova A, Sung P, Ira G. Pif1 helicase and Pol? promote recombination-coupled DNA synthesis via bubble migration. Nature. 2013 Oct 17; 502(7471):393-6. PMID: 24025768; PMCID: PMC3915060.
    15. Saini N, Ramakrishnan S, Elango R, Ayyar S, Zhang Y, Deem A, Ira G, Haber JE, Lobachev KS, Malkova A. Migrating bubble during break-induced replication drives conservative DNA synthesis. Nature. 2013 Oct 17; 502(7471):389-92. PMID: 24025772; PMCID: PMC3804423.
    16. Malkova A, Ira G. Break-induced replication: functions and molecular mechanism. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2013 Jun; 23(3):271-9. PMID: 23790415; PMCID: PMC3915057.
    17. Chen X, Cui D, Papusha A, Zhang X, Chu CD, Tang J, Chen K, Pan X, Ira G. The Fun30 nucleosome remodeller promotes resection of DNA double-strand break ends. Nature. 2012 Sep 27; 489(7417):576-80. PMID: 22960743; PMCID: PMC3640768.
    18. Ira G, Hastings PJ. DNA breakage drives nuclear search. Nat Cell Biol. 2012 May; 14(5):448-50. PMID: 22552144; PMCID: PMC4495951.
    19. Peng G, Dai H, Zhang W, Hsieh HJ, Pan MR, Park YY, Tsai RY, Bedrosian I, Lee JS, Ira G, Lin SY. Human nuclease/helicase DNA2 alleviates replication stress by promoting DNA end resection. Cancer Res. 2012 Jun 1; 72(11):2802-13. PMID: 22491672; PMCID: PMC3367086.
    20. Chen X, Niu H, Chung WH, Zhu Z, Papusha A, Shim EY, Lee SE, Sung P, Ira G. Cell cycle regulation of DNA double-strand break end resection by Cdk1-dependent Dna2 phosphorylation. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2011 Sep; 18(9):1015-9. PMID: 21841787; PMCID: PMC3168961.
    21. Oum JH, Seong C, Kwon Y, Ji JH, Sid A, Ramakrishnan S, Ira G, Malkova A, Sung P, Lee SE, Shim EY. RSC facilitates Rad59-dependent homologous recombination between sister chromatids by promoting cohesin loading at DNA double-strand breaks. Mol Cell Biol. 2011 Oct; 31(19):3924-37. PMID: 21807899; PMCID: PMC3187356.
    22. Shim EY, Chung WH, Nicolette ML, Zhang Y, Davis M, Zhu Z, Paull TT, Ira G, Lee SE. Saccharomyces cerevisiae Mre11/Rad50/Xrs2 and Ku proteins regulate association of Exo1 and Dna2 with DNA breaks. EMBO J. 2010 Oct 6; 29(19):3370-80. PMID: 20834227; PMCID: PMC2957216.
    23. Niu H, Chung WH, Zhu Z, Kwon Y, Zhao W, Chi P, Prakash R, Seong C, Liu D, Lu L, Ira G, Sung P. Mechanism of the ATP-dependent DNA end-resection machinery from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nature. 2010 Sep 2; 467(7311):108-11. PMID: 20811460; PMCID: PMC2955862.
    24. Chung WH, Zhu Z, Papusha A, Malkova A, Ira G. Defective resection at DNA double-strand breaks leads to de novo telomere formation and enhances gene targeting. PLoS Genet. 2010 May; 6(5):e1000948. PMID: 20485519; PMCID: PMC2869328.
    25. Hastings PJ, Lupski JR, Rosenberg SM, Ira G. Mechanisms of change in gene copy number. Nat Rev Genet. 2009 Aug; 10(8):551-64. PMID: 19597530; PMCID: PMC2864001.
    26. Hastings PJ, Ira G, Lupski JR. A microhomology-mediated break-induced replication model for the origin of human copy number variation. PLoS Genet. 2009 Jan; 5(1):e1000327. PMID: 19180184; PMCID: PMC2621351.
    27. Prakash R, Satory D, Dray E, Papusha A, Scheller J, Kramer W, Krejci L, Klein H, Haber JE, Sung P, Ira G. Yeast Mph1 helicase dissociates Rad51-made D-loops: implications for crossover control in mitotic recombination. Genes Dev. 2009 Jan 1; 23(1):67-79. PMID: 19136626; PMCID: PMC2632165.
    28. Zhu Z, Chung WH, Shim EY, Lee SE, Ira G. Sgs1 helicase and two nucleases Dna2 and Exo1 resect DNA double-strand break ends. Cell. 2008 Sep 19; 134(6):981-94. PMID: 18805091; PMCID: PMC2662516.
    29. Ira G, Satory D, Haber JE. Conservative inheritance of newly synthesized DNA in double-strand break-induced gene conversion. Mol Cell Biol. 2006 Dec; 26(24):9424-9. PMID: 17030630; PMCID: PMC1698534.
    30. Malkova A, Naylor ML, Yamaguchi M, Ira G, Haber JE. RAD51-dependent break-induced replication differs in kinetics and checkpoint responses from RAD51-mediated gene conversion. Mol Cell Biol. 2005 Feb; 25(3):933-44. PMID: 15657422; PMCID: PMC544012.
    31. Ira G, Pellicioli A, Balijja A, Wang X, Fiorani S, Carotenuto W, Liberi G, Bressan D, Wan L, Hollingsworth NM, Haber JE, Foiani M. DNA end resection, homologous recombination and DNA damage checkpoint activation require CDK1. Nature. 2004 Oct 21; 431(7011):1011-7. PMID: 15496928; PMCID: PMC4493751.
    32. Shroff R, Arbel-Eden A, Pilch D, Ira G, Bonner WM, Petrini JH, Haber JE, Lichten M. Distribution and dynamics of chromatin modification induced by a defined DNA double-strand break. Curr Biol. 2004 Oct 5; 14(19):1703-11. PMID: 15458641; PMCID: PMC4493763.
    33. Wang X, Ira G, Tercero JA, Holmes AM, Diffley JF, Haber JE. Role of DNA replication proteins in double-strand break-induced recombination in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Cell Biol. 2004 Aug; 24(16):6891-9. PMID: 15282291; PMCID: PMC479734.
    34. Ira G, Król J, Filipski J. Mapping of the hotspots of recombination in human DNA cloned as yeast artificial chromosomes. Methods Mol Biol. 2004; 240:35-52. PMID: 14970404.
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    35. Ira G, Malkova A, Liberi G, Foiani M, Haber JE. Srs2 and Sgs1-Top3 suppress crossovers during double-strand break repair in yeast. Cell. 2003 Nov 14; 115(4):401-11. PMID: 14622595; PMCID: PMC4493758.
    36. Ira G, Haber JE. Characterization of RAD51-independent break-induced replication that acts preferentially with short homologous sequences. Mol Cell Biol. 2002 Sep; 22(18):6384-92. PMID: 12192038; PMCID: PMC135638.
    37. Vaze MB, Pellicioli A, Lee SE, Ira G, Liberi G, Arbel-Eden A, Foiani M, Haber JE. Recovery from checkpoint-mediated arrest after repair of a double-strand break requires Srs2 helicase. Mol Cell. 2002 Aug; 10(2):373-85. PMID: 12191482.
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