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Selected Publications:

Core L, Adelman K. Promoter-proximal pausing of RNA polymerase II: a nexus of gene regulation. Genes Dev. (2019) Aug 1;33(15-16):960-982. doi: 10.1101/gad.325142.119. 

Danko, C., Hyland, S., Core, Let al. Identification of active transcriptional regulatory elements from GRO-seq data. Nat Methods 12, 433–438 (2015). 

Core, L.J., Martins, A.L., Danko, C.G., Waters, C.T., Siepel, A., and Lis, J.T. (2014) Analysis of nascent RNA identifies a unified architecture of initiation regions at mammalian promoters and enhancers. Nat. Genet.  doi:10.1038/ng.3142

Wang, I.X.*, Core, L.J.*, Kwak, H., Brady, L., Bruzel, A., McDaniel, L., Richards, A.L., Wu, M., Grunseich, C., Lis, J.T., and Cheung, V.G. (2014). RNA-DNA differences are generated in human cells within seconds after RNA exits polymerase II. Cell. Rep. 5, 906-915.*contributed equally

Maxwell, C.S., Kruesi, W.S., Core, L.J., Kurhanewicz, N., Waters, C.T., Lewarch, C.L., Antoshechkin, I., Lis, J.T., Meyer, B.J., and Baugh, L.R. (2014). Pol II docking and pausing at growth and stress genes in C. elegans. Cell. Rep. 3, 455-466.

Saunders, A., Core, L.J., Sutcliffe, C., Lis, J.T., and Ashe, H.L. (2013). Extensive polymerase pausing during Drosophila axis patterning enables high-level and pliable transcription. Genes Dev. 10, 1146-1158.

Danko, C.G., Hah, N., Luo, X., Martins, A.L., Core, L., Lis, J.T., Siepel, A., and Kraus, W.L. (2013). Signaling pathways differentially affect RNA polymerase II initiation, pausing, and elongation rate in cells. Mol. Cell 2, 212-222.

Kilpinen H, Waszak SM, Gschwind AR, Raghav SK, Witwicki RM, Orioli A, Migliavacca E, Wiederkehr M, Gutierrez-Arcelus M, Panousis NI, Yurovsky A, Lappalainen T, Romano-Palumbo L, Planchon A, Bielser D, Bryois J, Padioleau I, Udin G, Thurnheer S, Hacker D,Core LJ, Lis JT, Hernandez N, Reymond A, Deplancke B, Dermitzakis ET. (2013)Coordinated effects of sequence variation on DNA binding, chromatin structure, and transcription. Science, 342

Kruesi, W.S.*, Core, L.J.*, Waters, C.T., Lis, J.T., and Meyer, B.J. (2013). Condensin controls recruitment of RNA polymerase II to achieve nematode X-chromosome dosage compensation. Elife e00808. *contributed equally

Kwak, H., Fuda, N.J., Core, L.J. *, and Lis, J.T. * (2013). Precise maps of RNA polymerase reveal how promoters direct initiation and pausing. Science 6122, 950-953.          *contributed equally

Core, L.J., Waterfall, J.J., Gilchrist, D.A., Fargo, D.C., Kwak, H., Adelman, K., and Lis, J.T. (2012). Defining the status of RNA polymerase at promoters. Cell. Rep. 4, 1025-1035.

Chopra, V.S., Hendrix, D.A., Core, L.J., Tsui, C., Lis, J.T., and Levine, M. (2011). The polycomb group mutant esc leads to augmented levels of paused Pol II in the Drosophila embryo. Mol. Cell 6, 837-844.

Hah, N., Danko, C.G., Core, L., Waterfall, J.J., Siepel, A., Lis, J.T., and Kraus, W.L. (2011). A rapid, extensive, and transient transcriptional response to estrogen signaling in breast cancer cells. Cell 4, 622-634.

Larschan, E., Bishop, E.P., Kharchenko, P.V., Core, L.J., Lis, J.T., Park, P.J., and Kuroda, M.I. (2011). X chromosome dosage compensation via enhanced transcriptional elongation in Drosophila. Nature 7336, 115-118.

Min, I.M., Waterfall, J.J., Core, L.J., Munroe, R.J., Schimenti, J., and Lis, J.T. (2011).Regulating RNA polymerase pausing and transcription elongation in embryonic stem cells. Genes Dev. 7, 742-754.

Core, L.J. , and Lis, J.T. (2009). Paused Pol II captures enhancer activity and acts as a potent insulator. Genes Dev. 14, 1606-1612.

Seila AC, Core LJ, Lis JT, Sharp PA. (2009) Divergent transcription: a new feature of active promoters. Cell Cycle, 8

Core, L.J. *, Waterfall, J.J. *, and Lis, J.T. (2008). Nascent RNA sequencing reveals widespread pausing and divergent initiation at human promoters. Science 5909, 1845-1848. *contributed equally

Core, L.J., and Lis, J.T. (2008). Transcription regulation through promoter-proximal pausing of RNA polymerase II. Science 5871, 1791-1792.

Saunders, A., Core, L.J., and Lis, J.T. (2006). Breaking barriers to transcription elongation.Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol. 8, 557-567.