Jason West

Kingston Lab


Research Fellow

Department of Molecular Biology
Simches Research Center
Boston, MA 02114


Email

About Jason West

My research objectives include characterizing the mechanistic roles for lncRNAs in embryonic stem cells and determining the impact of non-covalent chromatin structure and its regulation on cell fate decisions.

Publications
    2011
  1. Simon MD, Wang CI, Kharchenko PV, West JA, Chapman BA, Alekseyenko AA, Borowsky ML, Kuroda MI, Kingston RE. The genomic binding sites of a noncoding RNA. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2011 Dec 20; 108(51):20497-502.

  2. 2009
  3. West JA, Viswanathan SR, Yabuuchi A, Cunniff K, Takeuchi A, Park IH, Sero JE, Zhu H, Perez-Atayde A, Frazier AL, Surani MA, Daley GQ. A role for Lin28 in primordial germ-cell development and germ-cell malignancy. Nature 2009 Aug 13; 460(7257):909-13.

  4. 2008
  5. Park IH, Zhao R, West JA, Yabuuchi A, Huo H, Ince TA, Lerou PH, Lensch MW, Daley GQ. Reprogramming of human somatic cells to pluripotency with defined factors. Nature 2008 Jan 10; 451(7175):141-6.

  6. Lensch MW, West JA. Looking into the future of cell-based therapy. South. Med. J. 2008 Jan; 101(1):79-82.

  7. 2007
  8. Kim K, Lerou P, Yabuuchi A, Lengerke C, Ng K, West J, Kirby A, Daly MJ, Daley GQ. Histocompatible embryonic stem cells by parthenogenesis. Science 2007 Jan 26; 315(5811):482-6.

  9. 2006
  10. West JA, Park IH, Daley GQ, Geijsen N. In vitro generation of germ cells from murine embryonic stem cells. Nat Protoc 2006; 1(4):2026-36.

  11. 2004
  12. West JA, Daley GQ. In vitro gametogenesis from embryonic stem cells. Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 2004 Dec; 16(6):688-92.

  13. Casolari JM, Brown CR, Komili S, West J, Hieronymus H, Silver PA. Genome-wide localization of the nuclear transport machinery couples transcriptional status and nuclear organization. Cell 2004 May 14; 117(4):427-39.

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