Research Groups

Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis - Epigenetics Group

Previous Publications - All publications 2013-2014

1. Leduc C., Chemin G., Puget N., Sawan C., Moutahir M., Herceg Z., Khamlichi A.A. (2014) Tissue-specific inactivation of HAT cofactor TRRAP reveals its essential role in B cells Cell Cycle; 13(10):1583-1589. PMID: 24675885

2. Tapias A., Zhou Z.W., Shi Y., Chong Z., Wang P., Groth M., Platzer M., Huttner W., Herceg Z., Yang Y.G., Wang Z.Q. (2014) Trrap-dependent histone acetylation specifically regulates cell-cycle gene transcription to control neural progenitor fate decisions Cell Stem Cell; 14(5):632-643. PMID: 24792116

3. Siouda M., Frecha C., Accardi R., Yue J., Cuenin C., Gruffat H., Manet E., Herceg Z., Sylla B.S., Tommasino M. (2014) Epstein-Barr Virus Down-Regulates Tumor Suppressor DOK1 Expression PLoS Pathog.; 10(5):e1004125. PMID: 24809689

4. Ponsonby A.L., Dwyer T. (2014) Statistics: Biomedicine must look beyond P values Nature; 507(7491):169. PMID: 24622193

5. Lee H.S., Herceg Z. (2014) The epigenome and cancer prevention: A complex story of dietary supplementation Cancer Lett.; 342(2):275-284. PMID: 22266189

6. Ichim G., Mola M., Finkbeiner M.G., Cros M.P., Herceg Z., Hernandez-Vargas H. (2014) The histone acetyltransferase component TRRAP is targeted for destruction during the cell cycle Oncogene; 33(2):181-192. PMID: 23318449

7. Ghantous A., Saffery R., Cros M.P., Ponsonby A.L., Hirschfeld S., Kasten C., Dwyer T., Herceg Z., Hernandez-Vargas H. (2014) Optimized DNA extraction from neonatal dried blood spots: application in methylome profiling BMC.Biotechnol.; 60. PMID: 24980254

8. Martin M., Ancey P.B., Cros M.P., Durand G., Le Calvez-Kelm F., Hernandez-Vargas H., Herceg Z. (2014) Dynamic imbalance between cancer cell subpopulations induced by transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta) is associated with a DNA methylome switch BMC.Genomics; 435. PMID: 24898317

9. Dai Y., Cros M.P., Pontoizeau C., Elena-Hermann B., Bonn G.K., Hainaut P. (2014) Downregulation of transcription factor E4F1 in hepatocarcinoma cells: HBV-dependent effects on autophagy, proliferation and metabolism Carcinogenesis; 35(3):635-650. PMID: 24163401

10. Ecsedi S., Hernandez-Vargas H., Lima S.C., Vizkeleti L., Toth R., Lazar V., Koroknai V., Kiss T., Emri G., Herceg Z., Adany R., Balazs M. (2014) DNA methylation characteristics of primary melanomas with distinct biological behaviour PLoS ONE; 9(5):e96612. PMID: 24832207

11. Lee H.S., Hernandez-Vargas H., Biessy C., Romieu I., Herceg Z., Barraza-Villarreal A., Sly P.D., Ramakrishnan U. (2013) Am.J Clin Nutr.; 98(6):1595-1596. PMID: 24259359

12. Aury-Landas J., Bougeard G., Castel H., Hernandez-Vargas H., Drouet A., Latouche J.B., Schouft M.T., Ferec C., Leroux D., Lasset C., Coupier I., Caron O., Herceg Z., Frebourg T., Flaman J.M. (2013) Germline copy number variation of genes involved in chromatin remodelling in families suggestive of Li-Fraumeni syndrome with brain tumours Eur.J Hum Genet.; 21(12):1369-1376. PMID: 23612572

13. Thomas N.E., Busam K.J., From L., Kricker A., Armstrong B.K., Anton-Culver H., Gruber S.B., Gallagher R.P., Zanetti R., Rosso S., Dwyer T., Venn A., Kanetsky P.A., Groben P.A., Hao H., Orlow I., Reiner A.S., Luo L., Paine S., Ollila D.W., Wilcox H., Begg C.B., Berwick M. (2013) Tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte grade in primary melanomas is independently associated with melanoma-specific survival in the population-based genes, environment and melanoma study Journal of clinical oncology; 31(33):4252-4259. PMID: 24127443

14. Browne A., Sriraksa R., Guney T., Rama N., Van Noorden S., Curry E., Gabra H., Stronach E., El-Bahrawy M. (2013) Differential expression of IL-8 and IL-8 receptors in benign, borderline and malignant ovarian epithelial tumours Cytokine; 64(1):413-421. PMID: 23727325

15. Gospodinov A., Herceg Z. (2013) Chromatin structure in double strand break repair DNA Repair; 12(10):800-810. PMID: 23919923

16. Herceg Z., Lambert M.P., van Veldhoven K., Demetriou C., Vineis P., Smith M.T., Straif K., Wild C.P. (2013) Towards incorporating epigenetic mechanisms into carcinogen identification and evaluation Carcinogenesis; 34(9):1955-1967. PMID: 23749751

17. Ghantous A., Sinjab A., Herceg Z., Darwiche N. (2013) Parthenolide: from plant shoots to cancer roots Drug Discov.Today; 18(17):894-905. PMID: 23688583

18. Lee H.S., Barraza-Villarreal A., Hernandez-Vargas H., Sly P.D., Biessy C., Ramakrishnan U., Romieu I., Herceg Z. (2013) Modulation of DNA methylation states and infant immune system by dietary supplementation with omega-3 PUFA during pregnancy in an intervention study Am.J Clin Nutr.; 98(2):480-487. PMID: 23761484

19. Wild C.P., Scalbert A., Herceg Z. (2013) Measuring the exposome: a powerful basis for evaluating environmental exposures and cancer risk Environ.Mol.Mutagen.; 54(7):480-499. PMID: 23681765

20. Umer M., Herceg Z. (2013) Deciphering the epigenetic code: an overview of DNA methylation analysis methods Antioxid.Redox.Signal.; 18(15):1972-1986. PMID: 23121567

21. Sawan C., Hernandez-Vargas H., Murr R., Lopez F., Vaissiere T., Ghantous A.Y., Cuenin C., Imbert J., Wang Z.Q., Ren B., Herceg Z. (2013) Histone acetyltransferase cofactor Trrap maintains self-renewal and restricts differentiation of embryonic stem cells Stem Cells; 31(5):979-991. PMID: 23362228

22. Khoury M.J., Lam T.K., Ioannidis J.P., Hartge P., Spitz M.R., Buring J.E., Chanock S.J., Croyle R.T., Goddard K.A., Ginsburg G.S., Herceg Z., Hiatt R.A., Hoover R.N., Hunter D.J., Kramer B.S., Lauer M.S., Meyerhardt J.A., Olopade O.I., Palmer J.R., Sellers T.A., Seminara D., Ransohoff D.F., Rebbeck T.R., Tourassi G., Winn D.M., Zauber A., Schully S.D. (2013) Transforming epidemiology for 21st century medicine and public health Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention; 22(4):508-516. PMID: 23462917

23. Genevois A.L., Ichim G., Coissieux M.M., Lambert M.P., Lavial F., Goldschneider D., Jarrosson-Wuilleme L., Lepinasse F., Gouysse G., Herceg Z., Scoazec J.Y., Tauszig-Delamasure S., Mehlen P. (2013) Dependence receptor TrkC is a putative colon cancer tumor suppressor Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America; 110(8):3017-3022. PMID: 23341610

24. Gospodinov A., Herceg Z. (2013) Shaping chromatin for repair Mutation research; 752(1):45-60. PMID: 23085398

25. Ouzounova M., Vuong T., Ancey P.B., Ferrand M., Durand G., Le-Calvez Kelm F., Croce C., Matar C., Herceg Z., Hernandez-Vargas H. (2013) MicroRNA miR-30 family regulates non-attachment growth of breast cancer cells BMC.Genomics; 139. PMID: 23445407

26. Ecsedi S.I., Hernandez-Vargas H., Lima S.C., Herceg Z., Adany R., Balazs M. (2013) Transposable hypomethylation is associated with metastatic capacity of primary melanomas Int.J Clin Exp.Pathol; 6(12):2943-2948. PMID: 24294382

27. Rakosy Z., Ecsedi S., Toth R., Vizkeleti L., Hernandez-Vargas H., Lazar V., Emri G., Szatmari I., Herceg Z., Adany R., Balazs M. (2013) Integrative genomics identifies gene signature associated with melanoma ulceration PLoS ONE; 8(1):e54958. PMID: 23383013

28. Demetriou C.A., Chen J., Polidoro S., van Veldhoven K., Cuenin C., Campanella G., Brennan K., Clavel-Chapelon F., Dossus L., Kvaskoff M., Drogan D., Boeing H., Kaaks R., Risch A., Trichopoulos D., Lagiou P., Masala G., Sieri S., Tumino R., Panico S., Quiros J.R., Sanchez Perez M.J., Amiano P., Huerta Castano J.M., Ardanaz E., Onland-Moret C., Peeters P., Khaw K.T., Wareham N., Key T.J., Travis R.C., Romieu I., Gallo V., Gunter M., Herceg Z., Kyriacou K., Riboli E., Flanagan J.M., Vineis P. (2013) Methylome analysis and epigenetic changes associated with menarcheal age PLoS ONE; 8(11):e79391. PMID: 24278132

29. Aushev V.N., Zborovskaya I.B., Laktionov K.K., Girard N., Cros M.P., Herceg Z., Krutovskikh V. (2013) Comparisons of microRNA patterns in plasma before and after tumor removal reveal new biomarkers of lung squamous cell carcinoma PLoS ONE; 8(10):e78649. PMID: 24130905

30. El Hajj H., Ali J., Ghantous A., Hodroj D., Daher A., Zibara K., Journo C., Otrock Z., Zaatari G., Mahieux R., El Sabban M., Bazarbachi A., Abou Merhi R. (2013) Combination of arsenic and interferon-alpha inhibits expression of KSHV latent transcripts and synergistically improves survival of mice with primary effusion lymphomas PLoS ONE; 8(11):e79474. PMID: 24250827