Desiree Tillo

Postdoctoral research in Genomics
Weizmann Institute of Science
Research topic: High-throughput  approaches to study gene regulation 


• Kaplan N, Moore I, Fondufe-Mittendorf Y, Gossett AJ, Tillo D, Field Y, Hughes TR, Lieb JD, Widom J, Segal E. 2010.  Nucleosome sequence preferences influence in vivo nucleosome organization.  Nature Structural and Molecular Biology 17 (8): 918-920.

Tillo D, Kaplan N, Moore IK,  Fondufe-Mittendorf Y, Gossett AJ,  Field Y,  Lieb JD, Widom J, Segal E, Hughes TR. 2010. High nucleosome occupancy is encoded at human regulatory sequences.    PLoS ONE  5 (2): e9129. 

Tillo D and Hughes TR .2009. G+C content dominates intrinsic nucleosome occupancy. BMC Bioinformatics 10: 442.

• Kaplan N, Moore I, Fondufe-Mittendorf Y, Gossett AJ, Tillo D, Field Y, Le Proust EM, Hughes TR, Lieb JD, Widom J, Segal E .2009.  The DNA-encoded nucleosome organization of a eukaryotic genome.  Nature 458 (7236): 362-366.

• Badis G, Chan ET, van Bakel H, Pena-Castillo L, Tillo D, Tsui K, Carlson CD, Gossett AJ, Hasinoff MJ, Warren CL, Gebbia M, Talukder S, Yang A,  Mnaimneh S,  Terterov D, Coburn D, Yeo AL,  Yeo ZX, Clarke ND, Lieb JD, Ansari AZ, Nislow C,  Hughes TR .2008..  A library of yeast transcription factor motifs reveals a widespread function for Rsc3 in targeting nucleosome exclusion at promoters.  Molecular Cell  32 (6): 878-887.

• Lee W, Tillo D, Bray N, Morse R, Davis RW, Hughes TR, Nislow C .2007.  A high-resolution atlas of nucleosome occupancy in yeast.  Nature Genetics 39 (10): 1235-1244.

• Tillier ERM, Li G, Biro L, and Tillo D .2006. Codep: Maximizing co-evolutionary interdependencies to discover interacting proteins.  PROTEINS: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics. 63 (4): 822-831. 

Book chapters:

• Bishop RE, Cambillau, C, Privé, GG, Hsi D, Tillo D, and Tillier ERM. Bacterial Lipocalins: Origin, Structure, and Function. In: Akerström B, Borregaard, N, Flower DR, Salier JP (eds.). Lipocalins. Austin, Texas: Landes Bioscience; 2006. p 5-11