Selected Publications (*equal contribution. #correspondence author)


  • Wang J, Wang L, Feng G, Wang Y, Li Y, Li X, Liu C, Jiao G, Huang C, Shi J, Zhou T, Chen Q, Liu Z, Li W, Zhou Q. Asymmetric Expression of LincGET Biases Cell Fate in Two-Cell Mouse Embryos. Cell (2018) DOI: [Journal] [PDF]
  • Liu Y, Chen Q#. 150 years of Darwin’s theory of intercellular flow of hereditary information. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol  (2018) 19, 749–750 [Journal] [PDF]

  • Shi J*, Zhang Y*, Zhou T#, Chen Q#. tsRNAs: the Swiss army knife for translational regulation. Trends Biochem Sci  (2018) [Journal] [PDF]
  • 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]