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Jeff Thompson dr. Thompson, Jeffrey Sean Thompson

Jeff Thompson
Faculty  |  Biology
Associate Professor, Molecular Geneticist & Chair (Biology)
Samson Talbot Hall of Biological Science 215


Selected Publications

  1. Leung, W.,...Thompson, J. S., Banker, R., Bartling, J. R., Bhatiya, C. I., Boudoures, A. L., Christiansen, L., Fosselman, D. S., French, K. M., Gill, I. S., Havill, J. T., Johnson, J. L., Keny, L. J., Kerber, J. M., Klett, B. M., Kufel, C. N., May, F. J., Mecoli, J. P., Merry, C.R., Meyer, L. R., Miller, E. G., Mullen, G. J., Palozola, K. C., Pfeil, J. J., Thomas, J. G., Verbofsky, E. M.,...& Elgin, S. (2015). Drosophila muller f elements maintain a distinct set of genomic properties over 40 million years of evolution. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 5(5), 719-740. doi:10.1534/g3.114.015966 [Total 940 student co-authors, including 23 from Denison, and 74 faculty co-authors].

  2. Havill, J. T., Bhatiya, C., Johnson, S. M., Sheets, J. D., & Thompson, J. S. (2014). A new approach for detecting riboswitches in DNA sequences. Bioinformatics, 30(21), 3012-3019. doi:10.1093/BIOINFORMATICS/BTU479
  3. Rossodivita,A.A., Boudoures, A.L., Mecoli, J.P., Steenkiste, E.M., Karl, A.L., Vines, E.M., ...Thompson, J.S. (2014). Histone H3 K79 methylation states play distinct roles in UV-induced sister chromatid exchange and cell cycle checkpoint arrest inSaccharomyces cerevisiae. Nucl. Acids Res. doi: 10.1093/nar/gku242 
  4. Fink M., Thompson, J.S., Thoma, F. (2011). Contributions of Histone H3 nucleosome core surface mutations to chromatin structures, silencing and DNA repair. PLoS ONE, 6(10).doi:. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026210 
  5. Lopatto, D., Alvarez, C., Barnard, D., Chandrasekaran, C., Chung, H. M., Du, C., ... Thompson, J. S. ...& Elgin, S. C. R. (2008). Genomics education partnership. Science322(5902), 684-685. DOI: 10.1126/science.1165351
  6. Evans, M. L., Bostelman, L. J., Albrecht, A. M., Keller, A. M., Strande, N. T., & Thompson, J. S. (2008). UV sensitive mutations in histone H3 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae that alter specific K79 methylation states genetically act through distinct DNA repair pathways. Current Genetics, 53(5), 259-274. doi:10.1007/s00294-008-0182-1   PubMed   OhioLINK EJC
  7. Bostelman, L. J., Keller, A. M., Albrecht, A. M., Arat, A., & Thompson, J. S. (2007). Methylation of histone H3 lysine-79 by Dot1p plays multiple roles in the response to UV damage in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. DNA Repair, 6(3), 383-395. doi:10.1016/j.dnarep.2006.12.010    PubMed   OhioLINK EJC
  8. Thompson, J. S., Snow, M. L., Giles, S., McPherson, L. E., & Grunstein, M. (2003). Identification of a functional domain within the essential core of histone H3 that is required for telomeric and HM silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics, 163(1), 447-452. PubMed   Article
  9. Matsuoka, S., Thompson, J. S., Edwards, M. C., Bartletta, J. M., Grundy, P., Kalikin, L. M., . . . Feinberg, A. P. (1996). Imprinting of the gene encoding a human cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor, p57KIP2, on chromosome 11p15. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 93(7), 3026-3030. PubMed   Article
  10. Thompson, J. S., Reese, K. J., DeBaun, M. R., Perlman, E. J., & Feinberg, A. P. (1996). Reduced expression of the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor gene p57KIP2 in Wilms' tumor. Cancer Research, 56(24), 5723-5727. PubMed   Article
  11. Thompson, J. S., Johnson, L. M., & Grunstein, M. (1994). Specific repression of the yeast silent mating locus HMR by an adjacent telomere. Molecular and Cellular Biology, 14(1), 446-455. PubMed   Article
  12. Thompson, J. S., Ling, X., & Grunstein, M. (1994). Histone H3 amino terminus is required for telomeric and silent mating locus repression in yeast. Nature, 369(6477), 245-247. doi:10.1038/369245a0   PubMed

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