Selected Publications (*equal contribution. #correspondence author)


  • Chen Q*, Shi J*, Tao Y, Zernicka-Goetz M#. Tracing the origin of heterogeneity and symmetry breaking in the early mammalian embryo. Nat Commun (2018) 9:1819. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04155-2 [Journal] [PDF]
  • Shi J#, Ko EA, Sanders KM, Chen Q#, Zhou T#. SPORTS1.0: a tool for annotating and profiling non-coding RNAs optimized for rRNA- and tRNA- derived small RNAs. Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics  (2018) Apr;16(2):144-151 [Journal] [PDF]
  • Zhang Y*, Zhang X*, Shi J*, Tuorto F*, Li X*, Liu Y, Liebers R, Zhang L, Qu Y, Qian J, Pahima M, Liu Y, Yan M, Cao Z, Lei X, Cao Y, Peng H, Liu S, Wang Y, Zheng H, Woolsey R, Quilici D, Zhai Q, Li L, Zhou T, Yan W, Lyko F, Zhang Y#, Zhou Q#, Duan E#, Chen Q#. Dnmt2 mediates intergenerational transmission of paternally acquired metabolic disorders through sperm small non-coding RNAs. Nat Cell Biol (2018) 20, 535–540. DOI: 10.1038/s41556-018-0087-2 [Journal] [PDF]
    -Highlighted in: Dad’s diet – smRNA methylation signatures in sperm pass on disease risk. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2018 [PDF]