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David Shechter

Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Yeshiva University
United States of America

Biography

David Shechter is an Associate Professor in Yeshiva University in the Department of Biochemistry. David Shechter research interests are in Chromatin biology and epigenetics in development and cancer; structural and post-translational regulation of histone chaperones; molecular mechanisms and biological function of protein arginine methyltransferases.

Research Interest

Chromatin biology and epigenetics in development and cancer; structural and post-translational regulation of histone chaperones; molecular mechanisms and biological function of protein arginine methyltransferases

Publications

  • 1. Hongshan Chen, Benjamin Lorton, Varun Gupta, and David Shechter. A TGFβ-PRMT5-MEP50 axis regulates cancer cell invasion through histone H3 and H4 arginine methylation coupled transcriptional activation and repression. Oncogene, Jun 2016.

  • 1. Wei-lin Wang and David Shechter. Chromatin assembly and transcriptional cross-talk in Xenopus laevis oocyte and eggextracts. Int J. Dev. Biol. 2016. doi: 10.1387/ijdb.160161ds

  • 1. Christopher Warren and David Shechter. Fly Fishing for Histones: Catch and Release by Histone Chaperone Intrinsically Disordered Regions and Acidic Stretches. J Mol Biol. 2017 doi:10.1016/j.jmb.2017.06.005

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