Ivelisse Cajigas-Rodriguez

  • 533 Citations
20052018
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Research Interests

The Kohtz Lab studies the role of the Evf2 long non-coding RNA in the regulation of developmentally controlled genes in the developing forebrain.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Northwestern University

… → 2011

Research interests

  • Chromatin
  • Developmental Neurobiology
  • Epigenetics
  • Gene Regulation
  • Molecular Biology
  • Nuclear Structure and Developmental Biology

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Long Noncoding RNA Medicine & Life Sciences
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Prosencephalon Medicine & Life Sciences
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Epigenomics Medicine & Life Sciences
Methylation Medicine & Life Sciences
DNA Medicine & Life Sciences
Histones Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2007 2012

Research Output 2005 2018

  • 533 Citations
  • 9 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
8 Citations (Scopus)

The Evf2 Ultraconserved Enhancer lncRNA Functionally and Spatially Organizes Megabase Distant Genes in the Developing Forebrain

Cajigas, I., Chakraborty, A., Swyter, K. R., Luo, H., Bastidas, M., Nigro, M., Morris, E. R., Chen, S., VanGompel, M. J. W., Leib, D., Kohtz, S. J., Martina, M., Koh, S., Ay, F. & Kohtz, J. D., Sep 20 2018, In : Molecular Cell. 71, 6, p. 956-972.e9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long Noncoding RNA
Prosencephalon
Interneurons
Genes
RNA
4 Citations (Scopus)

Epigenetic transcriptional memory of GAL genes depends on growth in glucose and the tup1 transcription factor in saccharomyces cerevisiae

Sood, V., Cajigas-Rodriguez, I., D’Urso, A., Light, W. H. & Brickner, J. H., Jan 1 2017, In : Genetics. 206, 4, p. 1895-1907 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epigenomics
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Transcription Factors
Glucose
Growth
3 Citations (Scopus)

SHH E176/E177-Zn2+ conformation is required for signaling at endogenous sites

Himmelstein, D. S., Cajigas-Rodriguez, I., Bi, C., Clark, B. S., Van Der Voort, G. & Kohtz, J., Apr 15 2017, In : Developmental Biology. 424, 2, p. 221-235 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hedgehogs
Basal Bodies
Spinal Cord
Cilia
Hedgehog Proteins
45 Citations (Scopus)

Evf2 lncRNA/BRG1/DLX1 interactions reveal RNA-dependent inhibition of chromatin remodeling

Cajigas-Rodriguez, I., Leib, D. E., Cochrane, J., Luo, H., Swyter, K. R., Chen, S., Clark, B. S., Thompson, J., Yates, J. R., Kingston, R. E. & Kohtz, J., Aug 1 2015, In : Development (Cambridge). 142, 15, p. 2641-2652 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long Noncoding RNA
Chromatin Assembly and Disassembly
RNA
Prosencephalon
Adenosine Triphosphatases
76 Citations (Scopus)

Evf2 (Dlx6as) lncRNA regulates ultraconserved enhancer methylation and the differential transcriptional control of adjacent genes

Berghoff, E. G., Clark, M. F., Chen, S., Cajigas-Rodriguez, I., Leib, D. E. & Kohtz, J., Nov 1 2013, In : Development (Cambridge). 140, 21, p. 4407-4416 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long Noncoding RNA
DNA Methylation
Methylation
Median Eminence
Genes