2011-present  Dr MJ. Smerdon, School of Molecular Biosciences, Washington State University, USA


2010-2017 Dr R. Wellinger, Centro Andaluz de Biología Molecular y Medicina Regenerativa (CABIMER), Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

Guintini L, Tremblay M, Toussaint M, D’Amours A, Wellinger RE, Wellinger RJ, Conconi A (2017) Repair of UV-induced DNA lesions in natural Saccharomyces cerevisiae telomeres is moderated by Sir2 and Sir3, and inhibited by yKu–Sir4 interaction. Nucleic Acids Res (Epub ahead of print) Pubmed


2009-present  Dr J. Griesenbeck, Deparment of Biochemistry, University of Regensburg, Germany

Grisenbeck J, Wittner M, Charton R and Conconi A (2012) Chromatin Endogenous cleavage and psoralen crosslinking assays to analyze rRNA gene chromatin in vivo. In: Transcriptional Regulation: Methods and Protocols. Methods Mol Biol 809, 291-301 Humana press NY Springer link

Tremblay M, Charton R, Wittner M, Levasseur G, Griesenbeck J, Conconi A (2014) UV light-induced DNA lesions cause dissociation of yeast RNA polymerases-I and establishment of a specialized chromatin structure at rRNA genes. Nucl Acids Res 42, 380-395 Pubmed


2007-2008 Dr R. Waters, Welsh Medical School, Cardiff University, UK

Tremblay M, Teng Y, Paquette M, Waters R and Conconi A (2008) Complementary roles of yeast Rad4p and Rad34p in nucleotide excision repair of active and inactive rRNA gene chromatin. Mol Cell Biol 28, 7504-7513 Pubmed


2003-2005 Dr MJ. Smerdon, School of Molecular Biosciences, Washington State University, USA

Fahy D, Conconi A and Smerdon MJ (2005). Rapid changes in transcription and chromatin structure of ribosomal genes in yeast during growth phase transitions. Exp Cell Res 305, 365-373 Science direct

Conconi A*, Paquette M, Bespalov V, Fahy D and Smerdon MJ (2005). Repair-independent chromatin assembly onto active ribosomal genes in yeast after UV irradiation. Mol Cell Biol 25, 9773-9783 (* Corresponding author) Pubmed