Recent publications



Gibbons JG, Branco AT, Godinho SA, Yu S, Lemos B. 2015. Concerted copy number variation balances ribosomal DNA dosage in human and mouse genomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in press.

Case LK, Wall EH, Osmanski EE, Dragon JA, Saligrama N, Zachary JF, Lemos B, Blankenhorn EP, Teuscher C. 2015. Copy number variation in Y chromosome multicopy genes is linked to a paternal parent-of-origin effect on CNS autoimmune disease in female offspring. Genome Biology, in press


Gibbons JG, Branco AT, Yu, S, Lemos B. 2014. Ribosomal DNA copy number is coupled with gene expression variation and mitochondrial abundance in humans. Nature Communications 5:4854.

Branco AT, Lemos B. 2014. Interaction between bisphenol A and dietary sugar affects global gene transcription in Drosophila melanogasterGenomics Data 2, 308-311.

Branco AT, Lemos B. 2014. High intake of dietary sugar enhances bisphenol A (BPA) disruption and reveals ribosome-mediated pathways of toxicity. Genetics 197 (1), 147-157.

Rogell B, Dean R, Lemos B, Dowling DK. 2014. Mito-nuclear interactions as drivers of gene movement on and off the X-chromosome. BMC Genomics15 (1), 330 –

Silkaitis K, Lemos B. 2014. Sex-biased chromatin and regulatory cross-talk between sex chromosomes, autosomes, and mitochondria. Biology of Sex Differences 5 (2): 1-14.

Francisco F, Lemos B. 2014. How do Y-chromosomes modulate genome-wide epigenetic states: genome folding, chromatin sinks, and gene expression. Journal of Genomics 2:94-103.

Pyrgiotakis G, McDevitt J, Gao Y, Branco AT, Eleftheriadou M, Lemos B, Nardell E, Demokritou P. 2014. Mycobacteria inactivation using Engineered Water Nanostructures (EWNS). Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 10(6):

Lemos B, Branco AT, Jiang PP, Hartl DL, Meiklejohn CD. 2014. Genome-wide gene expression effects of sex chromosome imprinting in Drosophila. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 4(1):1-10.

Hajjari M, Khoshnevisan A, Lemos B. 2014. Characterizing the Retinoblastoma 1 Locus: putative elements for Rb1 regulation. Frontiers in Genetics 5: 2-.


Branco AT, Hartl DL, Lemos B. 2013. Chromatin-associated proteins HP1 and Mod(mdg4) modify Y-linked regulatory variation in the Drosophila testis. Genetics 194(3):609-18

Branco AT, Tao Y, Hartl DL, Lemos B. 2013. Natural variation of the Y chromosome suppresses sex ratio distortion and modulates testis-specific gene expression in Drosophila simulans. Heredity 111(1):8-15

Reis AH, Vargas FR, Lemos B. 2012. More epigenetic hits than meets the eye: microRNAs and genes associated with the tumorigenesis of retinoblastoma. Frontiers in Genetics 3:284-