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Commentary on Schwörer et al. Epigenetic stress responses induce muscle stem-cell ageing by Hoxa9 developmental signals. Nature 540, 428-432 (2016):
Nature News & Views by Susan Eliazer & Andrew S. Brack
Cause and consequence in aged-muscle decline. Nature 540, 349-350 (2016).
Leibniz Institute on Aging Press Release: Back to the start: reactivation of embryonic genes leads to muscle aging (in English/in German)

Commentary on Mathelier et al. DNA shape features improve transcription factor binding site predictions in vivo. Cell Syst. 3, 278-286 (2016): Preview by Gary D. Stormo & Basab Roy DNA Structure Helps Predict Protein Binding. Cell Syst. 3, 216-218 (2016).
Our recent Nat. Commun. paper with the Meijsing group is highlighted by a press release of the Max Planck Society "DNA structure influences the function of transcription factors"
Our recent Dror et al. BioEssays paper is highlighted in the issue of the journal with a commentary "Transcription factor binding: More than just motif recognition"

Our recent Abe et al. Cell paper is highlighted by a commentary Nature Reviews Genetics "Shaping up transcription factor binding"and a USC press release "Patterns and Shapes"

Our recent Zhou et al. PNAS paper is highlighted by a commentary in PNAS "Shapely DNA attracts the right partner" and a USC press release "Patterns and Shapes"

Our recent Levo et al. Genome Research paper is highlighted by a commentary in Nature Genetics "Fine-tuning of transcription factor binding" and a USC press release "Patterns and Shapes"

Our recent Slattery et al. Cell paper is highlighted by commentaries in Nature Reviews Genetics "Gene Regulation: Resolving Transcription Factor Binding" and Cell "A Partner Evokes Latent Differences in Hox Proteins".

Our recent Slattery et al. Cell paper is highlighted by USC News "The Shape of Things to Come" and Columbia News "Scientists Explain How Transcription Factors Know Which Genes to Turn on".

Commentary on Slattery et al. Cofactor binding evokes latent differences in DNA binding specificity between Hox proteins Cell 147, 1270-1282 (2011) :
Preview by Aseem Z. Ansari & Kimberly J. Peterson-Kaufman.
A Partner Evokes Latent Differences between Hox Proteins Cell 147, 1220-1221 (2011)

Remo is introduced by genomeweb as one of their Annual Young Investigators.

Commentary on Kitayner et al. Diversity in DNA recognition by p53 revealed by crystal structures with Hoogsteen base pairs Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 17, 423–429 (2010) :
Nat. Strut. Mol. Biol. News and Views by Seth Chitayat & Cheryl H Arrowsmith.
Four p(53)s in a pod Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 17, 390-391 (2010)

Commentaries on Rohs et al. The role of DNA shape in protein-DNA recognition Nature 461, 1248-1253 (2009) :
Nature News and Views by Tom Tullius.
Structural biology: DNA binding shapes up Nature 461, 1225-1226 (2009)
Nature Editor's summary. Major to minor
HHMI News. Studies begin to shape new image of DNA Research News October 29, 2009.
C&EN News. DNA directs proteins Chemical and Engineering News, Vol. 87, November 2, 2009.
HHMI Annual Report 2010
HHMI Chronicle
Columbia University Medical Center News: DNA gets its groove on

Commentary on Joshi et al. Functional specificity of a Hox protein mediated by the recognition of minor groove structure Cell 131, 530-543 (2007) :
Cell Leading Edge Section
Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. News and Views by Stephen C. Harrison.
Three-dimensional intricacies in protein-DNA recognition and transcriptional control
Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 14, 1118-1119 (2007)

Commentary on Rohs et al. Structural and energetic origins of sequence-specific DNA bending: Monte Carlo simulations of papillomavirus E2-DNA binding sites Structure 13, 1499-1509 (2005) :
Structure Preview by Barry Honig
Bending in the right direction Structure 13, 1400-1401 (2005)

Article on Remo's earlier career (in German) :
Der Prignitzer (06./07.03.2004, p. 18): Von der Prignitz ins heilige Land

Articles on a conference organized by Remo (in German) :
TEAM - Charité (Issue 2001/1) Berlin Humboldt School on Structural Biology
MDC-Report (Issue 1/2001, p. 41-42) "Wozu braucht ihr noch Professoren?"
humboldt spektrum (Issue 1/2001) Berlin Humboldt School on Structural Biology
Humboldt-Zeitung (Issue 4 - 2000/2001, p. 4) "Wozu braucht ihr noch Professoren?"

Articles on Remo being awarded the Humboldt Prize (in German) :
Humboldt-Zeitung
(Issue 2 - 1998/1999, p. 7)
Humboldt-Preis verliehen
Berliner Zeitung (27.10.1998, p. 11) Humboldt-Preis
Der Tagesspiegel (23.10.1998, p. 29) HU-Immatrikulationsfeier



Recent News

November 30, 2016
Our new Nature paper with the Leibniz Institute on Aging reveals role of Hoxa9 in muscle stem cell aging.
November 8, 2016
Our recent Dror et al. Genome Res. paper received a RECOMB/ISCB Top-10 Paper Award in regulatory and systems genomics in 2015/16.
August 31, 2016
Carolina defended her Ph.D. thesis with flying colors. Congratulations, Carolina!
August 18, 2016
Our new paper proves the impact of DNA shape on in vivo TF binding based on 400 human ChIP-seq datasets.
August 16, 2016
Remo was promoted to Full Professor of Biological Sciences at USC. Fight on!
July 14, 2016
Remo was elected Head of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at USC. Fight on!
June 6, 2016
Lin defended his Ph.D. thesis with flying colors. Congratulations, Lin!
May 4, 2016
Tsu-Pei received a competitive Enhancement Fellowship from the USC Graduate School. Congratulations, Tsu-Pei!
May 3, 2016
Lin received the highest honor for a USC graduate student, the PhD Achievement Award. Congratulations, Lin!
May 3, 2016
Remo was introduced as the incoming Vice Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences and Director of Biological Sciences Studies.
April 20, 2016
Remo presented our recent Zhou et al. PNAS paper as one of the few selected Highlights at the recent RECOMB conference.
April 19, 2016
Carolina received the Harrison M. Kurtz Award and Tsu-Pei the William E. Trusten Award. Congrats, Carolina and Tsu-Pei!.
April 6, 2016
Remo received the USC Mentoring award in the category mentoring of graduate students. Best award ever!
March 16, 2016
Remo received the ACS OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry at the American Chemical Society National Meeting.
January 28. 2016
Remo received Tenure at USC and was promoted to Associate Professor. Fight on!
>November 18, 2015
Our recent Abe et al. Cell and Zhou et al. PNAS papers were voted as RECOMB/ISCB Top Papers in regulatory and systems genomics in 2014/15.

July 9, 2015
Our latest Genome Research paper relates TF binding to DNA motif environment. Congratulations, Iris!
July 2, 2015
Arg and His read DNA shape - Lys can also do the trick. Our new paper appeared in Nat. Commun.
June 26, 2015
Remo co-organized a successful and fully funded BIRS workshop on protein-DNA recognition in Oaxaca, Mexico.
June 3, 2015
We published a News & View article in Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. on the secrets of sex determination.
May 18, 2015
Lin receives a prestigious international award, the Dan David Prize Scholarship, at Tel Aviv University. Congradulations, Lin!
May 5, 2015
A collaborative paper with the Paro group published in Cell Rep. shows that DNA shape is predictive of replication origins.
April 28, 2015
Our Genome Res. paper with Segal lab is highlighted in Nature Genetics.
April 21, 2015
Carolina receives the William Trusten Award and Lin receives the Harrison Kurtz Award from the Dept. of Biological Science. Congradulations, Carolina and Lin!
April 17, 2015
Our latest Cell paper that deconvolves DNA shape and sequence​ readout is highlighted in Nature Reviews Genetics.
April 6, 2015
Our recent PNAS paper on the quantitative modeling of TF binding specificities is discussed in a commentary in PNAS.
April 2, 2015
A USC press release highlights our recent papers in Cell, PNAS, and Genome Research.
April 2, 2015
Paper that deconvolves the recognition of DNA shape from sequence is published in Cell. Congratulations, Iris and Lin!
March 11, 2015
Paper on TF specificity determinants outside the core motif in collaboration with the Segal lab is published in Genome Research.
March 9, 2015
Paper on the quantitative modeling of TF binding specificities using DNA shape is published in PNAS. Congratulations, Tianyin!
January 1, 2015
Paper on genome browser database for DNA shape annotation published in NAR. Congratulations, Tsu-Pei!

November 13, 2014
Two of our recent papers, Yang et al. NAR and Barozzi et al. Mol. Cell, received RECOMB/ISCB Top-10 Paper Awards in the field of Regulatory and Systems Genomics.
October 14, 2014
Review article on DNA methylation and its effect on protein-DNA binding published in Brief Funct. Genomics.
September 26, 2014
Tianyin successfully defends his Ph.D thesis. Congratulations and good luck at Google!
September 4, 2014
Remo was awarded an NSF grant for studies of human paralogous TFs.
August 14, 2014
Feature Review on how TFs read the genome published in Trends Biochem. Sci. as a cover article.
May 8, 2014
Paper with Natoli group on co-binding of TFs and nucleosomes published in Molecular Cell with Lin as a co-author.
May 7, 2014
Tianyin receives the university-wide Ph.D. Achievement Award. Congratulations, Tianyin, for this exceptional honor!
April 30, 2014
Carolina is awarded a WiSE Merit Fellowship for Ph.D. students who demonstrate exceptional work. Congratulations, Carolina!
April 22, 2014
Tianyin receives the Harrison Kurtz Award for the most outstanding Ph.D. student in the biological sciences. Congratulations, Tianyin!
January 28, 2014
NIGMS awards Remo an NIH R01 grant for studies of the genome by integrating DNA sequence and shape.
January 1, 2014
NAR Breakthrough Article on TFBSshape database published as NAR cover story.
January 1, 2014
Two collaborative articles on p53 highlighted on year-round NAR cover for 2014.
December 4, 2013
USC news on recent Trio of Awards for three of our recent publications.
November 30, 2013
Paper with Peter Qin's group on EPR studies of DNA target sites appears in NAR.
November 13, 2013
Two of our recent papers, Gordân et al. Cell Reports and Lazarovici et al. PNAS, received RECOMB/ISCB Top-10 Paper Awards in the field of Regulatory and Systems Genomics.
November 7, 2013
Paper on motif database for DNA shape was published as an NAR Breakthrough Article. Congratulations, Lin!
September 27, 2013
Paper on homeodomain-DNA recognition has appeared in NAR. Congratulations, Iris!
September 25, 2013
Remo was awarded an NIH U01 multi-PI grant to build a genotype-to-phenotype map for early Drosophila embryogenesis utilizing DNA shape.

July 26, 2013
Remo became a Full Member of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.

July 17, 2013
Paper with Zippi Shakked's group on DNA recognition by p53 mutants was published in NAR.

July 16, 2013
Remo was awarded part of an NIH R01 grant led by Harmen Bussemaker to integrate DNA shape in FeatureREDUCE and study the effect of DNA methylation on protein-DNA binding.

July 8, 2013
Paper with Lin Chen's group on p53 binding to the BAX response element was published in NAR.

June 10, 2013
1-D to 3-D Genomics: USC news on a series of new papers from our lab.

May 22, 2013
Paper on high-throughput prediction of DNA shape has appeared in NAR. Congratulations, Tianyin!

May 9, 2013
Paper with Reid Johnson's group on Fis protein-DNA binding was published in NAR.

April 4, 2013
Paper with Martha Bulyk's group on binding specificities of bHLH proteins published in Cell Reports.

April 1, 2013
Paper with Harmen Bussemaker's group on the effect of methylation on DNA shape published in PNAS.

March 28, 2013
Paper with Xiaojiang Chen's group on Large T helicase assembly published in Cell Reports.

February 14, 2013
Remo was named an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow.

January 1, 2013
Remo receives joint appointment in the Department of Computer Science at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.

November 13, 2012
Our Slattery et al. Cell paper receives RECOMB/ISMB award as one of the 10 most influential papers of 2011 in the fields of systems biology and regulatory genomics.

November 7, 2012
Paper with Dr. Lin Chen's group on DNA looping and long-range gene regulations published in Cell Reports.

October 30, 2012
Remo receives Certificate of Appreciation from the Governing Board of La Canada Unified School District for his work with La Canada high school students.

October 24, 2012
Infinite Z, Inc., Mountain View, California, announces Remo as a member of its Academic Advisory Council.

October 13, 2012
Peer-reviewed paper with high school students published in educational journal.

April 5, 2012
Remo receives joint appointment in USC Department of Physics and Astronomy.

February 12, 2012
Our lab is hosting 2009 Chemistry Nobel Laureate Ada Yonath for a visit.

January 12, 2012
Faculty of 1000 highlights our recent Cell paper.

December 23, 2011
Remo accepts invitation to serve on HHMI Review Panel for fellowship selections.

December 16, 2011
Remo is appointed as an Associate Member of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.

December 16, 2011
Our paper is highlighted on the cover of ACS Chemical Biology.

December 16, 2011
Remo is introduced as an author by ACS Chemical Biology.

December 8, 2011
Our Cell paper is online. Congratulations to Iris and Tianyin!

December 6, 2011
Remo was picked by GenomeWeb as Annual Young Investigator.

November 1, 2011
Remo receives joint appointment in USC Department of Chemistry.

May 12, 2011
Remo accepts the invitation to join the Faculty of 1000, Section Structural Biology: Transcription & Translation

February 24, 2011
Remo co-publishes News & Views Flipping Watson and Crick in Nature

December 16, 2010
Remo agrees to serve as an Associate Editor of BMC Bioinformatics



Recent Presentations

December 16, 2016
Keynote Seminar, Biozentrum, Faculty of Biology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
November 21, 2016
Keck School of Medicine Seminar, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
November 16, 2016
Bridge@USC Science Faculty Luncheon, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
August 21-25, 2016
Symposium on Modeling Water and Solvation in Biochemistry: Developments and Applications, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA
July 21, 2016
Institute Colloquium, Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute, Jena, Germany
July 5-8, 2016
Meeting on Measuring and Modeling Quantitative Sequence-Function Relationships, Simons Center for Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY
April 17-21, 2016
RECOMB 2016 Conference, Santa Monica, CA
March 23, 2016
Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute, Jena, Germany
March 15-19, 2016
CSHL Meeting on Systems Biology: Global Regulation of Gene Expression, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY
March 7-10, 2016
Workshop on Regulatory Genomics and Epigenomics, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA<
February 5-7, 2016
Bridge@USC and Michelson Center for Convergent Biosciences Retreat, Catalina Island, CA
January 31- February 5, 2016
Epigenomics 2016 Meeting, Rio Mar, Puerto Rico
January 19, 2016
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Research Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
&June 22-26, 2015
Banff International Research Station Workshop "Rules of Protein-DNA Recognition: Compuatational & Experimental Advances", Oaxaca, Mexico
June 9-13, 2015
The 19th Conversation on Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics, Albany, NY
April 9, 2015
Program in Bioinformatics, Boston University, Boston, MA
March 25, 2015
Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Program, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
February 27, 2015
Program in Computational Biology, Carnegie Mellon University & University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
February 9, 2015
Department of Computational Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
December 5-9, 2014
4th Zing Nucleic Acids Conference, Cancun, Mexico
November 17, 2014
Center for Genomic and Computational Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC
November 9-14, 2014
RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory & Systems Genomics, San Diego, CA
September 18, 2014
Intersection Seminar, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
August 10-14, 2014
Symposium "Modeling the effects of water and solvation in biological systems: Developments and applications", 248th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA
June 22-26, 2015
Banff International Research Station Workshop "Rules of Protein-DNA Recognition: Compuatational & Experimental Advances", Oaxaca, Mexico
June 9-13, 2015
The 19th Conversation on Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics, Albany, NY
April 9, 2015
Program in Bioinformatics, Boston University, Boston, MA
March 25, 2015
Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Program, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
February 27, 2015
Program in Computational Biology, Carnegie Mellon University & University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
February 9, 2015
Department of Computational Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
July 16-19, 2014
Zing Conference on Protein Folding, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
July 12, 2014
Regulatory Genomics Special Interest Group, ISMB, Boson, MA
June 9, 2014
Department of Systems Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY
May 22, 2014
Department of System Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
May 20, 2014
Center for Computational Molecular Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI
May 5, 2014
Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
April 23, 2014
Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
April 7, 2014
Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
March 20, 2014
Department of Genetics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

June 16-21, 2013
BIRS Workshop, Rules of protein-DNA recognition: Computational and experimental advances, Banff, Canada

June 11-15, 2013
18th Conversation on Biomolecular Structure and Function, Albany, New York (invited chair)

May 26-29, 2013
DNA@60 - The 60th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Double Helix, Technion, Haifa, Israel

January 8-11, 2013
International Conference on BioMolecular Forms and Functions, A Celebration of 50 Years of the Ramachandran Map, Bangalore, India

November 12-15, 2012
RECOMB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics, San Francisco, California

July 14, 2012
Regulatory Genomics Special Interest Group, 20th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), Long Beach, 2012

July 13, 2012
3Dsig, Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics Satellite Meeting, 20th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), Long Beach, 2012

March 29-April 1, 2012
Symposium "30 years of Computational Biology at USC", Los Angeles, CA

March 25-28, 2012
243rd National Meeting, American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA

January 23, 2012
Bioinformatics Program, University of California, Los Angeles

January 10-15, 2012
Keystone Symposium, Nucleic Acid Therapeutics: From Base Pairs to Bedsides, Santa Fe, NM

December 15-16, 2011
Professor Barry Honig's 70th Birthday Symposium, Columbia University, New York, NY

November 16, 2011
University of California Riverside, Interdepartmental Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology Graduate Program

October 7, 2011
University of California San Diego, Center for Theoretical Biological Physics

September 26, 2011
University of Southern California, Physical Chemistry Seminar series at Department of Chemistry

June 14-18, 2011
Invited Lecture at the 17th Conversation on Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, Albany, New York, United States

April 4-6, 2011
Invited Talk at the Conference on Modeling Electrostatics in Molecular Biology, Clemson, South Carolina, United States

February 20, 2011
Tel Aviv University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Tel Aviv, Israel

February 17, 2011
Bar Ilan University, Faculty of Life Sciences, Ramat Gan, Israel

February 16, 2011
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Biology, Haifa, Israel

February 16, 2011
Haifa University, Institute of Evolution, Haifa, Israel

February 15, 2011
Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Structural Biology, Rehovot, Israel

February 14, 2011
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Microbiology and Molecular
Genetics, Hadassah Medical School
, Jerusalem, Israel

February 7-11, 2011
Early Bird Lecture at the 6th Congress of the Federation of the Israel Societies for Experimental Biology, Eilat, Israel

January 29-30, 2011
Invited Talk at the 1st Annual Southern California System Biology Conference, Irvine, California, United States

January 10, 2011
Invited Seminar at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, San Diego, California, United States

December 13-14, 2010
Invited Talk at the 4th India-Japan Symposium on Cell Engineering and Bioinformatics, New Delhi, India

December 10-11, 2010
Keynote Address at the 2nd India-Japan Symposium on Bioinformatics, New Delhi, India

December 7, 2010
Invited Seminar at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Department of Computational Molecular Biology, Berlin, Germany


 


October 11, 2017
We published a new method to derive minor-groove electrostatic potential on a genomic scale in NAR. Congrats, Tsu-Pei!

August 16, 2017
Remo started the Quantitative Biology (QBIO) major at the interface of biology and computer science.

April 26, 2017
Remo accepted reappointment as Vice Chair of USC's Department of Biological Sciences through August 2019. Fight on!

April 20, 2017
We published our interactive tool for structural analysis of protein-DNA complexes in NAR. Congrats, Jared!

March 20, 2017
Tsu-Pei was awarded the prestigious Manning Endowed Fellowship. Congrats, Tsu-Pei!

March 20, 2017
Beibei was awarded a competitive Research Enhancement Fellowship. Congrats, Beibei!

February 6, 2017
Our new Mol. Syst. Biol. paper provides systematic analysis of DNA shape readout for many protein families. Congrats, Lin!

Recent news

September 28, 2017
Faculty of Biological Sciences Seminar, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile

September 23-26, 2017
Molecular Biosystems Conference on Eukaryotic Gene Regulation & Functional Genomics, Puerto Varas, Chile

August 20-24, 2017
Symposium on Molecular Recognition, 254th American Chemical Society Meeting, Washington, DC

May 24, 2017
Workshop “Mathematical Oncology: Modeling Clinical Data for Maximum Patient Benefit”, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

April 28, 2017
Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics, University of North Carolina, NC

April 13, 2017
Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

March 22, 2017
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN

March 9, 2017
Program in Quantitative and Computational Biology, Lewis Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

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