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Jelena Erceg
Postdoctoral Fellow

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


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.


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

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

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