Vishnu Dileep (Ph.D. 2017)
CMB student in the Gilbert lab
He studied the relationship between DNA replication-timing regulation and 3D chromatin architecture. Vishnu’s doctoral research showed that the re-establishment of interphase-specific chromatin folding from the condensed mitotic chromosomes coincides with the establishment of the replication-timing program. Vishnu was supported by an American Heart Association fellowship and completed his work by studying genome-wide replication timing regulation at the single cell level.
Dileep V, Ay F, Sima J, Vera DL, Noble WS, Gilbert DM. Topologically-associating domains and their long-range contacts are established during early G1 coincident with the establishment of the replication timing program. Genome Res. 2015 Aug;25(8):1104-13. DOI: 10.1101/gr.183699.114.
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