Simon’s Google Scholar Profile

New in Chromatin

Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 shields naïve human pluripotent cells from trophectoderm differentiation
Kumar B, Navarro C, Winblad N, Schell JP, Zhao C, Lanner F, Elsässer SJ, bioRxiv (2021)

Genome-wide mapping of G-quadruplex structures with CUT&Tag
Lyu J, Shao R, Yung PYK, Elsässer SJ, Nucleic Acid Research (2021)

Nascent RNA Sequencing Characterizes Transcription Dynamics in Three Mouse Pluripotent States
Shao R, Kumar B, Lidschreiber K, Lidschreiber M, Cramer P, Elsässer SJ, bioRxiv (2021)

An embryonic stem cell-specific heterochromatin state promotes core histone exchange in the absence of DNA accessibility
Navarro C, Lyu J, Katsori AM, Caridha R, Elsässer SJ, Nature Communications (2020)

Quantitative multiplexed ChIP reveals global alterations that shape promoter bivalency in ground state embryonic stem cells
B Kumar, SJ ElsässerCell Reports (2019)

New in Chemical Biology

A genetically encoded picolyl azide for improved live cell copper click labeling
Meineke B, Heimgärtner J, Craig AJ, Landreh M, Moodie LWK, Elsässer SJ, Frontiers in Chemistry (2021)

Universal Single-Residue Terminal Labels for Fluorescent Live Cell Imaging of Microproteins
Lafranchi L, Schlesinger D, Kimler K, Elsässer SJ, JACS (2020)
Plasmid deposited at

Site-specific incorporation of two noncanonical amino acids for two-color bioorthogonal labeling and chemical-controlled crosslinking of proteins on live mammalian cells
Meineke M, Heimgärtner J, Eirich J, Landreh M, Elsässer SJ, Cell Reports (2020)
Plasmid sequences available at Mendeley Data and deposited at

Recent collaborations

Kanellis DC, Espinoza JA, Zisi A, Sakkas E, Bartkova J, Katsori AM, Bostrom J, Dyrskjot L, Broholm H, Altun M, Elsässer SJ, Lindström MS, Bartek J, “The exon-junction complex helicase eIF4A3 controls cell fate via coordinated regulation of ribosome biogenesis and translational output”, Science Advances (2021)

Roxhed N, Bendes A, Dale M, Mattsson C, Hanke L, Dodig-Crnkovic T, Christian M, Meineke B, Elsässer SJ, Andrell J, Haverall S, Thalin C, Eklund C, Dillner J, Beck O, Thomas CE, McInerney G, Hong MG, Murrell B, Fredolini C, Schwenk JM, “Multianalyte serology in home-sampled blood enables an unbiased assessment of the immune response against SARS-CoV-2”, Nature Communications (2021)

Alekseenko A, Barrett D, Pareja-Sanchez Y, Howard R, Strandback E, Ampah-Korsah H, Rovšnik U, Zuniga-Veliz S, Klenov A, Malloo J, Ye S, Liu X, Reinius B, Elsässer SJ, Nyman T, Sandh G, Yin X, Pelechano V, “Detection of SARS-CoV-2 using non-commercial RT-LAMP regents and raw samples”, Scientific Reports (2021)

Björkman A, Johansen SL, Lin L, Schertzer M, Kanellis DC, Katsori AM, Christensen ST, Luo Y, Andersen JS, Elsässer SJ, Londono-Vallejo A, Bartek J, Schou KB, “Human RTEL1 associates with Poldip3 to facilitate responses to replication stress and R-loop resolution”, Genes & Development (2020)

Morato JG, Hans F, von Zweydorf F, Feederle R, Elsässer SJ, Skodras AA, Gloeckner CJ, Neumann M, Kahle PJ, “Lysine acetylation of TDP-43 drives phase separation and pathological aggregation”, bioRxiv (2020)


Dual Bioorthogonal Labeling of the Amyloid-β Protein Precursor Facilitates Simultaneous Visualization of the Protein and its Cleavage Products
LS van Husen, S Schedin-Weiss, MN Trung, M Kazmi, B Winblad, TP Sakmar, SJ Elsässer* and LO Tjernberg*, Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (2019)

EvoChromo: towards a synthesis of chromatin biology and evolution
Drinnenberg IA, Berger F, Elsässer SJ, Andersen PR, Ausió J, Bickmore WA, Blackwell AR, Erwin DH, Gahan JM, Gaut BS, Harvey ZH, Henikoff S, Kao JY, Kurdistani SK, Lemos B, Levine MT, Luger K, Malik HS, Martín-Durán JM, Peichel CL, Renfree MB, Rutowicz K, Sarkies P, Schmitz RJ, Technau U, Thornton JW, Warnecke T, Wolfe KH, Development (2019)

Methanomethylophilus alvus Mx1201 Provides Basis for Mutual Orthogonal Pyrrolysyl tRNA/Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase Pairs in Mammalian Cells
B Meineke, J Heimgärtner, L Lafranchi, SJ Elsässer, ACS chemical biology (2018), 13 (11)
B Meineke, J Heimgärtner, L Lafranchi, SJ ElsässerbioRxiv (2018)

Generation of stable amber suppression cell lines
SJ Elsässer, Noncanonical Amino Acids (2018)

Evolution of epigenetic chromatin states
PYK Yung, SJ Elsässer, Current opinion in chemical biology (2018)

Network analyses identify liver‐specific targets for treating liver diseases
S Lee, C Zhang, Z Liu, M Klevstig, B Mukhopadhyay, M Bergentall, …, Molecular systems biology (2017)

Genetic code expansion in stable cell lines enables encoded chromatin modification
SJ Elsässer, RJ Ernst, OS Walker, JW Chin, Nature Methods (2016)

Histone H3.3 is required for endogenous retroviral element silencing and genome stability
Elsässer SJ*, Noh KM, Diaz N, Allis CD, Banaszynski LA*, Nature (2015)