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Class of 2005
Name
Tavares, Lígia
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
ligia.tavares@ibmc.up.pt
1st Degree
Biology
University (1st Degree)
Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto
About the PhD
Field of Research
Epigenetics
Thesis Title
Polycomb group proteins recruitment during mouse development
Abstract
Polycomb proteins are a group of repressor proteins that form multiprotein complexes, Polycomb repressor complexes (PRC) that mediate gene silencing. Two major complexes that have been widely studied are PRC1 and PRC2.Both...
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Supervisor(s)
Neil Brockdorff
University
University of Oxford
Laboratory
Neil Brockdorff
City
Oxford
Country
United Kingdom
Date of Thesis Defence
2011-01-20
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Position
Post-Doc position
Project
Axon-glia interactions
Institution
IBMC
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City
Porto
Country
Portugal

Relevant Publications
Jarid2 is a PRC2 component in embryonic stem cells required for multi-lineage differentiation and recruitment of PRC1 and RNA Polymerase II to developmental regulators
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Tavares, L., Dimitrova, E., Oxley, D., Webster, J., Poot, R., Demmers, J., Bezstarosti, K., Taylor, S., Ura, H., Koide, H., et al. (2012). RYBP-PRC1 Complexes Mediate H2A Ubiquitylation at Polycomb Target Sites Independently of PRC2 and H3K27me3. Cell 148, 664-678.
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Publications
Leptin effect on RANKL and OPG expression in MC3T3-E1 osteoblasts
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Y-chromosome genetic variation in Rio De Janeiro population
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Dissecting the Genetic History of São Tomé e Príncipe: A New Window from Y-Chromosome Biallelic Markers
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In search of the Pre- and Post-Neolithic Genetic Substrates in Iberia: Evidence from Y-Chromosome in Pyrenean Populations
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