Molecular Epigenetics

Holger Richly

Positions held

  • Since 2011: Group Leader, Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), Mainz
  • 2005-2011: Postdoc, Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona


  • 2005: PhD in Biochemistry, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich
  • 2000: Diploma in Biochemistry, Ruhr University, Bochum

Most relevant publications by Holger Richly

Ribeiro J, Morey L, Mas A, Gutierrez A, Luis N, Mejetta D, Richly H, Benitah S, Keyes WM and Di Croce L (2012). ZRF1 controls oncogene-induced senescence through the INK4-ARF locus. Oncogene, 32, 2161-2168

Richly H, Aloia L and Di Croce L (2011). Roles of the Polycomb group proteins in stem cells and cancer. Cell Death Disease, 2, e204

Richly H and Di Croce L (2011). The flip side of the coin. Role of ZRF1 and histone H2A ubiquitination in transcriptional activation. Cell Cycle, 10, 745-750

Richly H, Rocha-Viegas L, Ribeiro JD, Demajo S, Gundem G, Lopez-Bigas N, Nakagawa T, Rospert S, Ito T and Di Croce L (2010). Transcriptional activation of polycomb-repressed genes by ZRF1. Nature, 468, 1124-1128

Richly H, Lange M, Simboeck E and Di Croce L (2010). Setting and resetting of epigenetic marks in malignant transformation and development. Bioessays, 32, 669-679


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