Fanfan Hao

Former Research Assistant

Moved onto

Scientist, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA


Hao F, Kale S, Dimitrov S, Hayes JJ. Unraveling linker histone interactions in nucleosomes. Curr Opin Struct Biol. 2021 Dec;71:87-93. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2021 Jul 8. PMID: 34246862; PMCID: PMC8648876.

Hao F, Murphy KJ, Kujirai T, Kamo N, Kato J, Koyama M, Okamato A, Hayashi G, Kurumizaka H, Hayes JJ. Acetylation-modulated communication between the H3 N-terminal tail domain and the intrinsically disordered H1 C-terminal domain. Nucleic Acids Res. 2020 Nov 18;48(20):11510-11520. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkaa949. PMID: 33125082; PMCID: PMC7672455.

Balliano A, Hao F, Njeri C, Balakrishnan L, Hayes JJ. HMGB1 Stimulates Activity of Polymerase β on Nucleosome Substrates. Biochemistry. 2017 Jan 31;56(4):647-656. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.6b00569. Epub 2017 Jan 18. PMID: 28098985; PMCID: PMC5679249.

Choi K, Batke S, Szakal B, Lowther J, Hao F, Sarangi P, Branzei D, Ulrich HD, Zhao X. Concerted and differential actions of two enzymatic domains underlie Rad5 contributions to DNA damage tolerance. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015 Mar 11;43(5):2666-77. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv004. Epub 2015 Feb 17. PMID: 25690888; PMCID: PMC4357696.

Sarangi P, Altmannova V, Holland C, Bartosova Z, Hao F, Anrather D, Ammerer G, Lee SE, Krejci L, Zhao X. A versatile scaffold contributes to damage survival via sumoylation and nuclease interactions. Cell Rep. 2014 Oct 9;9(1):143-152. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2014.08.054. Epub 2014 Sep 25. PMID: 25263559; PMCID: PMC4280569.