Antoine MOLARO

Ph.D

Resume

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Training

2013-2020       Postdoctoral Fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA. Advisor: Dr. Harmit S. Malik - Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellow

2008-2012       Ph.D. thesis, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA. Advisor: Prof. Gregory J. Hannon

2008    Master (II) internship, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA. Advisor: Dr. Alexei Aravin and Prof. Gregory J. Hannon

2007    Master (I) internship, Pasteur Institute, Paris, France. Advisor: Dr. Philippe Clerc and Prof. Philip Avner

                                  

Education

2012    Ph.D : Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France / Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA. Doctoral school: “Life Science Complexity” – ED515

2008    Master : Developmental Biology, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France / École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

2006    License : Biology, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France / École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

 

Fellowships and Scholarships

2014    Postdoctoral Fellowship, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.

2008    Scholarship for Excellence, awarded by Université Pierre et Marie Curie.

 

Funding

2020    « Amorçage de Jeunes Équipes », awarded by Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale.

Research

None

Publications

  • 2020
    • P. Navarro-Costa, A. Molaro, C. Misra, C. Meiklejohn and P. Ellis, “Sex and suicide: The curious case of Toll-like receptors.”, PLoS biology, vol. 18 (3) , pp. e3000663, 2020.
    • A. Molaro, H. Malik and D. Bourc'his, “Dynamic evolution of de novo DNA methyltransferases in rodent and primate genomes.”, Molecular biology and evolution, 2020.
  • 2018
    • A. Molaro, J. Young and H. Malik, “Evolutionary origins and diversification of testis-specific short histone H2A variants in mammals.”, Genome Res., vol. 28 (4) , pp. 460–473, 2018.
    • J. Qu, E. Hodges, A. Molaro, P. Gagneux, M. Dean, G. Hannon and A. Smith, “Evolutionary expansion of DNA hypomethylation in the mammalian germline genome.”, Genome Res., vol. 28 (2) , pp. 145–158, 2018.
    • A. Molaro and I. Drinnenberg, “Studying the Evolution of Histone Variants Using Phylogeny.”, Meth. Mol. Biol., vol. 1832 , pp. 273–291, 2018.
  • 2017
    • A. Molaro and H. Malik, “Culture shock.”, eLife, vol. 6 , 2017.
  • 2016
    • A. Molaro and H. Malik, “Hide and seek: how chromatin-based pathways silence retroelements in the mammalian germline.”, Current opinion in genetics & development, vol. 37 , pp. 51–58, 2016.
  • 2014
    • A. Molaro, I. Falciatori, E. Hodges, A. Aravin, K. Marran, S. Rafii, W. McCombie, A. Smith and G. Hannon, “Two waves of de novo methylation during mouse germ cell development.”, Genes Dev., vol. 28 (14) , pp. 1544–9, 2014.
  • 2013
    • L. Kaaij, M. van de Wetering, F. Fang, B. Decato, A. Molaro, H. van de Werken, J. van Es, J. Schuijers, E. de Wit, W. de Laat, G. Hannon, H. Clevers, A. Smith and R. Ketting, “DNA methylation dynamics during intestinal stem cell differentiation reveals enhancers driving gene expression in the villus.”, Genome biology, vol. 14 (5) , pp. R50, 2013.
  • 2012
    • F. Fang, E. Hodges, A. Molaro, M. Dean, G. Hannon and A. Smith, “Genomic landscape of human allele-specific DNA methylation.”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., vol. 109 (19) , pp. 7332–7, 2012.
    • F. Muerdter, I. Olovnikov, A. Molaro, N. Rozhkov, B. Czech, A. Gordon, G. Hannon and A. Aravin, “Production of artificial piRNAs in flies and mice.”, RNA, vol. 18 (1) , pp. 42–52, 2012.
  • 2011
    • E. Hodges, A. Molaro, C. Dos Santos, P. Thekkat, Q. Song, P. Uren, J. Park, J. Butler, S. Rafii, W. McCombie, A. Smith and G. Hannon, “Directional DNA methylation changes and complex intermediate states accompany lineage specificity in the adult hematopoietic compartment.”, Molecular cell, vol. 44 (1) , pp. 17–28, 2011.
    • A. Molaro, E. Hodges, F. Fang, Q. Song, W. McCombie, G. Hannon and A. Smith, “Sperm methylation profiles reveal features of epigenetic inheritance and evolution in primates.”, Cell, vol. 146 (6) , pp. 1029–41, 2011.