Recent publications



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. 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-