Karen Leung, PhD
PhD in Genetics '10, UC Davis
Email: karen.leung (at) ucsf.edu
Research Interests: Understanding chromatin architecture and nuclear organization as they relate to gene regulation and development.
Leung KN, Vallero RO, DuBose A, Resnick JL, LaSalle JM. 2009. Imprinting regulates mammalian snoRNA-encoding chromatin decondensation and neuronal nucleolar size. Human Molecular Genetics 18(22), 4227-38.
Hogart A, Leung KN, Wang NJ, Wu DJ, Driscoll J, Vallero RO, Schanen C, Lasalle JM. 2008. Chromosome 15q11-13 duplication syndrome brain reveals epigenetic alterations in gene expression not predicted from copy number. Journal of Medical Genetics 46(2), 86-93.
Thatcher KN and LaSalle JM. 2006. Dynamic changes in Histone H3 lysine 9 acetylation localization patterns during neuronal maturation require MeCP2. Epigenetics 1(1), 24-31.
Thatcher KN, Peddada S, Yasui DH, and LaSalle JM. 2005. Homologous pairing of 15q11-13 imprinted domains in brain is developmentally regulated but deficient in Rett and autism samples. Human Molecular Genetics 14(6): 785-97.