Melissa A. Henriksen

Education

  • BS, The College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
  • PhD, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Postdoc, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

Primary Appointment

  • Assistant Professor, Biology

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Research Interest(s)

Chromatin Biology and Epigenetics, Cancer Stem Cells; Molecular Mechanisms of Gene Expression, STAT Signaling Pathway.

Research Description

Selected Publications

  • Auriemma L, Shah S, Linden L, Henriksen M. Knockdown of menin affects pre-mRNA processing and promoter fidelity at the interferon-gamma inducible IRF1 gene. Epigenetics & chromatin. 2012;5(1): 2. PMID: 22240255 | PMCID: PMC3271985
  • Chipumuro E, Henriksen M. The ubiquitin hydrolase USP22 contributes to 3'-end processing of JAK-STAT-inducible genes. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2011;26(2): 842-54. PMID: 22067483
  • Shah S, Henriksen M. A novel disrupter of telomere silencing 1-like (DOT1L) interaction is required for signal transducer and activator of transcription 1 (STAT1)-activated gene expression. The Journal of biological chemistry. 2011;286(48): 41195-204. PMID: 22002246 | PMCID: PMC3308833
  • Buro L, Chipumuro E, Henriksen M. Menin and RNF20 recruitment is associated with dynamic histone modifications that regulate signal transducer and activator of transcription 1 (STAT1)-activated transcription of the interferon regulatory factor 1 gene (IRF1). Epigenetics & chromatin. 2010;3(1): 16. PMID: 20825659 | PMCID: PMC2940767
  • Buro L, Shah S, Henriksen M. Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) to assay dynamic histone modification in activated gene expression in human cells. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. 2010;. PMID: 20729799 | PMCID: PMC3156077
  • Buro L, Chipumuro E, Henriksen M. Menin and RNF20 recruitment is associated with dynamic histone modifications that regulate signal transducer and activator of transcription 1 (STAT1)-activated transcription of the interferon regulatory factor 1 gene (IRF1). Epigenetics Chromatin. 3(1): 16.0. PMCID: PMC2940767