Ivelisse Cajigas-Rodriguez

  • 612 Citations

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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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Research Output

  • 612 Citations
  • 9 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate

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

  • 15 Scopus citations

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 9 Scopus citations

    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

  • 3 Scopus citations

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

    Cajigas, 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. D., Aug 1 2015, In : Development (Cambridge). 142, 15, p. 2641-2652 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 51 Scopus citations

    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

  • 90 Scopus citations