Francesca Cole, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Francesca Cole, PhD


Dr. Maria Jasin

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Smithville, TX


Cole F, Baudat F, Grey C, Keeney S, de Massy B, Jasin M. Mouse tetrad analysis provides insights into recombination mechanisms and hotspot evolutionary dynamics. Nat Genet 46(10):1072-80, 10/2014. e-Pub 8/24/2014. PMCID: PMC4207963.  

Cole F, Kauppi L, Lange J, Roig I, Wang R, Keeney S, Jasin M. Homeostatic control of recombination is implemented progressively in mouse meiosis. Nat Cell Biol 14(4):424-30, 4/2012. e-Pub 3/4/2012. PMCID: PMC3319518.  

Lange J, Pan J, Cole F, Thelen MP, Jasin M, Keeney S. ATM controls meiotic double-strand-break formation. Nature 479(7372):237-40, 11/10/2011. e-Pub 10/16/2011. PMCID: PMC3213282.  

Shakya R, Reid LJ, Reczek CR, Cole F, Egli D, Lin CS, deRooij DG, Hirsch S, Ravi K, Hicks JB, Szabolcs M, Jasin M, Baer R, Ludwig T. BRCA1 tumor suppression depends on BRCT phosphoprotein binding, but not its E3 ligase activity. Science 334(6055):525-8, 10/28/2011. PMCID: PMC3904783.  

Cole F, Keeney S, Jasin M. Comprehensive, fine-scale dissection of homologous recombination outcomes at a hot spot in mouse meiosis. Mol Cell 39(5):700-10, 9/10/2010. PMCID: PMC3196603.