Aaron Plys

Kingston Lab

Research Fellow

Department of Molecular Biology
Simches Research Center
185 Cambridge Street, CPZN7250
Boston, MA 02114


  1. Plys AJ, Kingston RE. Dynamic condensates activate transcription. Science 2018 07 27; 361(6400):329-330.

  2. 2016
  3. Ray MK, Wiskow O, King MJ, Ismail N, Ergun A, Wang Y, Plys AJ, Davis CP, Kathrein K, Sadreyev R, Borowsky ML, Eggan K, Zon L, Galloway JL, Kingston RE. CAT7 and cat7l Long Non-coding RNAs Tune Polycomb Repressive Complex 1 Function during Human and Zebrafish Development. J. Biol. Chem. 2016 09 09; 291(37):19558-72.

  4. 2012
  5. Gorman J, Wang F, Redding S, Plys AJ, Fazio T, Wind S, Alani EE, Greene EC. Single-molecule imaging reveals target-search mechanisms during DNA mismatch repair. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2012 Nov 6; 109(45):E3074-83.

  6. Plys AJ, Rogacheva MV, Greene EC, Alani E. The unstructured linker arms of Mlh1-Pms1 are important for interactions with DNA during mismatch repair. J. Mol. Biol. 2012 Sep 14; 422(2):192-203.

  7. 2010
  8. Gorman J, Plys AJ, Visnapuu ML, Alani E, Greene EC. Visualizing one-dimensional diffusion of eukaryotic DNA repair factors along a chromatin lattice. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 2010 Aug; 17(8):932-8.

  9. 2008
  10. Nishant KT, Plys AJ, Alani E. A mutation in the putative MLH3 endonuclease domain confers a defect in both mismatch repair and meiosis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics 2008 Jun; 179(2):747-55.

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