Sharon Marr

Kingston Lab

Lab Manager

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


  1. Gopalakrishnan R, Marr SK, Kingston RE, Winston F. A conserved genetic interaction between Spt6 and Set2 regulates H3K36 methylation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Feb 22.

  2. Jégu T, Blum R, Cochrane JC, Yang L, Wang CY, Gilles ME, Colognori D, Szanto A, Marr SK, Kingston RE, Lee JT. Xist RNA antagonizes the SWI/SNF chromatin remodeler BRG1 on the inactive X chromosome. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 2019 Feb; 26(2):96-109.

  3. 2018
  4. Seguel A, Jelenska J, Herrera-Vásquez A, Marr SK, Joyce MB, Gagesch KR, Shakoor N, Jiang SC, Fonseca A, Wildermuth MC, Greenberg JT, Holuigue L. PROHIBITIN3 Forms Complexes with ISOCHORISMATE SYNTHASE1 to Regulate Stress-Induced Salicylic Acid Biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2018 Mar; 176(3):2515-2531.

  5. 2017
  6. Lau MS, Schwartz MG, Kundu S, Savol AJ, Wang PI, Marr SK, Grau DJ, Schorderet P, Sadreyev RI, Tabin CJ, Kingston RE. Mutation of a nucleosome compaction region disrupts Polycomb-mediated axial patterning. Science 2017 03 10; 355(6329):1081-1084.

  7. 2014
  8. Marr SK, Lis JT, Treisman JE. The Metazoan-Specific Mediator Subunit 26 (Med26) Is Essential For Viability And Is Found At Both Active Genes And Pericentric Heterochromatin In Drosophila. Mol. Cell. Biol. 2014 May 12.

  9. Chandran D, Rickert J, Huang Y, Steinwand MA, Marr SK, Wildermuth MC. Atypical E2F transcriptional repressor DEL1 acts at the intersection of plant growth and immunity by controlling the hormone salicylic acid. Cell Host Microbe 2014 Apr 9; 15(4):506-13.

  10. 2013
  11. Ganesan U, Bragg JN, Deng M, Marr S, Lee MY, Qian S, Shi M, Kappel J, Peters C, Goodin MM, Dietzgen RG, Li Z, Jackson AO. Construction of a Sonchus Yellow Net Virus minireplicon: a step toward reverse genetic analysis of plant negative-strand RNA viruses. J. Virol. 2013 Oct; 87(19):10598-611.

  12. Pennington KL, Marr SK, Chirn GW. Holo-TFIID controls the magnitude of a transcription burst and fine-tuning of transcription. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2013 May 7; 110(19):7678-83.

  13. 2012
  14. Marr SK, Pennington KL. Efficient metal-specific transcription activation by Drosophila MTF-1 requires conserved cysteine residues in the carboxy-terminal domain. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2012 Aug; 1819(8):902-12.

  15. 2007
  16. Strawn MA, Marr SK, Inoue K, Inada N, Zubieta C, Wildermuth MC. Arabidopsis isochorismate synthase functional in pathogen-induced salicylate biosynthesis exhibits properties consistent with a role in diverse stress responses. J. Biol. Chem. 2007 Feb 23; 282(8):5919-33.

  17. 2003
  18. Marr SF, Telesnitsky A. Mismatch extension during strong stop strand transfer and minimal homology requirements for replicative template switching during Moloney murine leukemia virus replication. J. Mol. Biol. 2003 Jul 18; 330(4):657-74.

  19. 2002
  20. Fodor SK, Vogt VM. Walleye dermal sarcoma virus reverse transcriptase is temperature sensitive. J. Gen. Virol. 2002 Jun; 83(Pt 6):1361-5.

  21. Fodor SK, Vogt VM. Characterization of the protease of a fish retrovirus, walleye dermal sarcoma virus. J. Virol. 2002 May; 76(9):4341-9.

  22. 1997
  23. Holzschu DL, Fodor SK, Quackenbush SL, Earnest-Koons K, Bowser PR, Vogt VM, Casey JW. Molecular characterization of a piscine retrovirus, walleye dermal sarcoma virus. Leukemia 1997 Apr; 11 Suppl 3:172-5.

  24. 1995
  25. Holzschu DL, Martineau D, Fodor SK, Vogt VM, Bowser PR, Casey JW. Nucleotide sequence and protein analysis of a complex piscine retrovirus, walleye dermal sarcoma virus. J. Virol. 1995 Sep; 69(9):5320-31.

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