Publications from the past five years.

  • Ballinger TJ, Bouwman BAM, Mirzazadeh R, Garnerone S, Crosetto N, Semple CA. 2019. Modeling double strand break susceptibility to interrogate structural variation in cancer. Genome Biol 20:28. PubMed Fulltext
  • Ewing A, Semple CA. 2018. Breaking point: the genesis and impact of structural variation in tumours. F1000Res 7(F1000 Faculty Rev):1814. PubMed Fulltext
  • Vacca A, Itoh M, Kawaji H, Arner E, Lassmann T, Daub CO, Carninci P, Forrest AR, Hayashizaki Y, FANTOM Consortium, Aitken S, Semple CA. 2018. Conserved temporal ordering of promoter activation implicates common mechanisms governing the immediate early response across cell types and stimuli. Open Biol: 8(8). pii: 180011. PubMed Fulltext
  • Kaiser VB, Semple CA. 2018. Chromatin loop anchors are associated with genome instability in cancer and recombination hotspots in the germline. Genome Biol 19:101. PubMed Fulltext
  • Hollis RL, Meynert AM, Churchman M, Rye T, Mackean M, Nussey F, Arends MJ, Sims AH, Semple CA, Herrington CS, Gourley C. 2018. Enhanced response rate to pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in high grade serous ovarian carcinomas harbouring BRCA1 and BRCA2 aberrations. BMC Cancer 18:16. PubMed Fulltext
  • Aitken S, Semple CA. 2017. The circadian dynamics of small nucleolar RNA in the mouse liver. J R Soc Interface: 14(130). PubMed Fulltext
  • Kaiser VB, Semple CA. 2017. When TADs go bad: chromatin structure and nuclear organisation in human disease. F1000Res 6(F1000 Faculty Rev):314. PubMed Fulltext
  • Moore BL, Semple CA. 2017. Crossing borders: modeling approaches to understand chromatin domains and their boundaries. In ‘Epigenetics and Systems Biology’. Elsevier Inc, Cambridge MA. Fulltext
  • Kaiser VB, Taylor MS, Semple CA. 2016. Mutational Biases Drive Elevated Rates of Substitution at Regulatory Sites across Cancer Types. PLoS Genet 12: e1006207. PubMed Fulltext
  • Fraser J, Ferrai C, Chiariello AM, Schueler M, Rito T, Laudanno G, Barbieri M, Moore BL, Kraemer DC, Aitken S, Xie SQ, Morris KJ, Itoh M, Kawaji H, Jaeger I, Hayashizaki Y, Carninci P, Forrest AR; FANTOM Consortium, Semple CA, Dostie J, Pombo A, Nicodemi M. 2015. Hierarchical folding and reorganization of chromosomes are linked to transcriptional changes in cellular differentiation. Mol Syst Biol 11: 852. PubMed Fulltext
  • Kaiser VB, Svinti V, Prendergast JG, Chau YY, Campbell A, Patarcic I, Barroso I, Joshi PK, Hastie ND, Miljkovic A, Taylor MS; Generation Scotland; UK10K, Enroth S, Memari Y, Kolb-Kokocinski A, Wright AF, Gyllensten U, Durbin R, Rudan I, Campbell H, Polašek O, Johansson Å, Sauer S, Porteous DJ, Fraser RM, Drake C, Vitart V, Hayward C, Semple CA, Wilson JF. 2015. Homozygous loss-of-function variants in European cosmopolitan and isolate populations. Hum Mol Genet 24: 5464-74. PubMed Fulltext
  • Moore BL, Aitken S, Semple CA. 2015. Integrative modeling reveals the principles of multi-scale chromatin boundary formation in human nuclear organization. Genome Biol 16: 110. PubMed Fulltext
  • Aitken S, Magi S, Alhendi AM, Itoh M, Kawaji H, Lassmann T, Daub CO, Arner E, Carninci P, Forrest AR, Hayashizaki Y; FANTOM Consortium, Khachigian LM, Okada-Hatakeyama M, Semple CA. 2015. Transcriptional dynamics reveal critical roles for non-coding RNAs in the immediate-early response. PLoS Comput Biol 11: e1004217. PubMed Fulltext
  • Prendergast JG, Chambers EV, Semple CA. 2014. Sequence level mechanisms of human epigenome evolution. Genome Biol Evol 6: 1758-71. PubMed Fulltext
  • Wei WH, Guo Y, Kindt AS, Merriman TR, Semple CA, Wang K, Haley CS. 2014. Abundant local interactions in the 4p16.1 region suggest functional mechanisms underlying SLC2A9 associations with human serum uric acid. Hum Mol Genet 23: 5061-8. PubMed Fulltext
  • FANTOM Consortium and the RIKEN PMI and CLST (DGT). 2014. A promoter-level mammalian expression atlas. Nature 507: 462-70. PubMed Fulltext
  • Lsh regulates LTR retrotransposon repression independently of Dnmt3b function. 2013. Dunican DS, Cruickshanks HA, Suzuki M, Semple CA, Davey T, Arceci RJ, Greally J, Adams IR, Meehan RR. Genome Biol 14: R146. PubMed Fulltext
  • Wei W, Gyenesei A, Semple CA, Haley CS. 2013. Properties of local interactions and their potential value in complementing genome-wide association studies. PLoS One 8: e71203. PubMed Fulltext
  • Prendergast JG, Semple CA. 2013. Side effects: substantial non-neutral evolution flanking regulatory sites. PLoS Genet 9: e1003528. PubMed Fulltext
  • Chambers EV, Bickmore WA, Semple CA. 2013. Divergence of mammalian higher order chromatin structure is associated with developmental loci. PLoS Comput Biol 9: e1003017. PubMed Fulltext
  • Chambers EV, Semple CA. 2013. Chromatin structure and human genome evolution. In ‘Encyclopedia of Life Sciences’. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, London.
  • Kindt AS, Navarro P, Semple CA, Haley CS. 2013. The genomic signature of trait-associated variants. BMC Genomics 14: 108. PubMed Fulltext