Filipe Borges

Filipe Borges

What is the relationship between cell fate and epigenetics?

Main research interests 

- Reprogramming and transgenerational silencing of transposable elements
- Evolution of epigenetic regulation in eukaryotic systems
- Single-cell genomics and epigenomics

Selection of 3 major recent publications

Borges, F., Parent, J.S., van Ex, F., Wolff, P., Martínez, G., Köhler, C., Martienssen, R.A.: Transposon-derived small RNAs triggered by miR845 mediate genome dosage response in Arabidopsis. Nature Genetics (2018)

Borges, F., Martienssen, R.A.: The expanding world of small RNAs in plants. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology (2015)

Calarco, J.P.*, Borges, F.*, Donoghue, M.T.A, Van Ex, F., Jullien, P.E., Lopes, T., Gardner, R., Berger, F., Feijó, J.A., Becker, J.D., Martienssen, R.A.: Reprogramming of DNA methylation in pollen guides epigenetic inheritance via small RNA. Cell (2012) *These authors contributed equally

Contact info

IJPB, INRA, 78000 Versailles, France



Modification date: 10 April 2018 | Publication date: 10 April 2018 | By: FB