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Jelena Erceg
Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. joint EMBL and University of Heidelberg, Germany

RESEARCH

I am interested in chromosome organization during fly development, where my goal is to clarify how the dynamics of interchromosomal interactions and the integrity of the genome contribute to gene expression.


PUBLICATIONS

The genome-wide, multi-layered architecture of chromosome pairing in early Drosophila embryos.
Jelena Erceg, Jumana AlHaj Abed, Anton Goloborodko, Bryan R. Lajoie, Geoffrey Fudenberg, Nezar Abdennur, Maxim Imakaev, Ruth B. McCole, Son C. Nguyen, Wren Saylor, Eric F. Joyce, T. Niroshini Senaratne, Mohammed A. Hannan, Guy Nir, Job Dekker, Leonid A. Mirny, Chao-ting Wu. bioRxiv:https://doi.org/10.1101/443028 October, 2018

Highly Structured Homolog Pairing Reflects Functional Organization of the Drosophila Genome.
Jumana AlHaj Abed, Jelena Erceg, Anton Goloborodko, Son C. Nguyen, Ruth B. McCole, Wren Saylor, Geoffrey Fudenberg, Bryan R. Lajoie, Job Dekker, Leonid A. Mirny, Ting (C.-ting) Wu. bioRxiv:https://doi.org/10.1101/443887 October, 2018

Walking along chromosomes with super-resolution imaging, contact maps, and integrative modeling.
Nir G, Farabella I, Pérez Estrada C, Ebeling CG, Beliveau BJ, Sasaki HM, Lee SH, Nguyen SC, McCole RB, Chattoraj S, Erceg J, AlHaj Abed JA, Martins NMC, Nguyen HQ, Hannan MA, Russell S, Durand NC, Rao SSP, Kishi JY, Soler-Vila P, Di Pierro M, Onuchic JN, Callahan S, Schreiner J, Stuckey J, Yin P, Lieberman Aiden E, Marti-Renom MA, Wu CT. bioRxiv: https://doi.org/10.1101/374058 (2018)

Ultraconserved Elements Occupy Specific Arenas of Three-Dimensional Mammalian Genome Organization.
McCole RB, Erceg J, Sailor W, Wu CT. Cell Reports (2018) Volume 24, Issue 2, p479–488

Structural disruption of genomic regions containing ultraconserved elements is associated with neurodevelopmental phenotypes.
McCole RB, Saylor W, Redin C, Fonseka CY, Brand H, Erceg J, Talkowski ME, Wu CT. https://doi.org/10.1101/233197 (2017)

Dual functionality of cis-regulatory elements as developmental enhancers and Polycomb response elements.
Erceg J, Pakozdi T, Marco-Ferreres R, Ghavi-Helm Y, Girardot C,Bracken AP, Furlong EE. Genes Dev (2017) 31: 590-602

Pairing and anti-pairing: a balancing act in the diploid genome.
Joyce EF, Erceg J, Wu CT. Curr Opin Genet Dev (2016) 37: 119-128

Single-molecule super-resolution imaging of chromosomes and in situ haplotype visualization using Oligopaint FISH probes.
Beliveau BJ, Boettiger AN, Avendaño MS, Jungmann R, McCole RB, Joyce EF, Kim-Kiselak C, Bantignies F, Fonseka CY, Erceg J, Hannan MA, Hoang HG, Colognori D, Lee JT, Shih WM, Yin P, Zhuang X, Wu CT. Nat Commun (2015) 6:7147

Subtle Changes in Motif Positioning Cause Tissue-Specific Effects on Robustness of an Enhancer's Activity.
Erceg J, Saunders TE, Girardot C, Devos DP, Hufnagel L, Furlong EE. PLoS Genet (2014) 10: e1004060

Enhancer detection in zebrafish permits the identification of neuronal subtypes that express Hox4 paralogs.
Punnamoottil B, Kikuta H, Pezeron G, Erceg J, Becker TS, Rinkwitz S. Dev Dyn (2008) 237: 2195-2208