Katherine Jones


Regulatory Biology Laboratory

Edwin K. Hunter Chair

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Publications

List of Publications

Estarás, C., H.T. Hsu, L. Huang, and K.A. Jones. 2017. YAP repression of the WNT3 gene controls hESC differentiation along the cardiac mesoderm lineage, Genes & Dev.

Estarás, C., C. Benner and K. A. Jones. 2015. SMADs and YAP Compete to Control Elongation of β-Catenin:LEF-1 Recruited RNAPII during hESC Differentiation, Mol. Cell 58: 780–793.

Chen, Y., L. Zhang, C. Estarás, S, H. Choi, L. Moreno Jr., J. Karn, J. J. Moresco, J. R. Yates III, and K. A. Jones. 2014. A gene-specific role for the Ssu72 RNAPII CTD phosphatase in HIV-1 Tat transactivation, Genes & Dev. 28: 2261-2275.

Yoh, S., Lucas, J.S., and K.A. Jones. 2008. The Iws1:Spt6:CTD complex controls cotranscriptional mRNA biosynthesis and HYPB/Setd2-mediated histone H3K36 methylation. Genes & Dev. 22: 3422-3434.

Yoh, S.M., H. Cho, L. Pickle, R.M. Evans, and K.A. Jones. 2007. Binding of the Spt6 SH2 domain to Ser2-P RNAPII facilitates mRNA processing and export. Genes & Dev. 21: 160-174.

Willert, K. and K.A. Jones. 2006. Wnt signaling: Is the party in the nucleus? Genes & Dev. 20: 1394-1404.

Sierra, J., T. Yoshida, C.A. Joazeiro, and K.A. Jones. 2006. The APC tumor suppressor counteracts beta-catenin activation and H3K4 methylation at Wnt target genes. Genes & Dev. 20: 586-600.

Bres, V., N. Gomes, L. Pickle, and K.A. Jones. 2005. A human splicing factor, SKIP, associates with P-TEFb and enhances transcription elongation by HIV-1 Tat. Genes & Dev. 19: 1211-1226.

Fryer, C.J., J. B. White, and K.A. Jones. 2004. Mastermind recruits CycC:CDK8 to phosphorylate the Notch ICD and coordinate activation with turnover. Mol. Cell 16: 1-20.

Fryer, C.J., I. Turbachova, E. Lamar, C. Kintner, and K.A. Jones. 2002. Mastermind mediates chromatin-specific transcription and turnover of the Notch enhancer complex. Genes & Dev. 16: 1397-1411.

Wei, P., M.E. Garber, S.M. Fang, W.H. Fischer, and K.A. Jones. 1998. A novel CDK9-associated C-type cyclin interacts directly with HIV-1 Tat and mediates its high-affinity, loop-specific binding to TAR RNA. Cell 92: 451-462


PhD, Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside
Postdoctoral Research, University of California, Berkeley

Awards & Honors

  • 1987-1991 Pew Trust Scholar
  • Editorial Board, Genes and Development

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