Judith B Zaugg

The main research interest of Judith Zaugg's research group at EMBL Heidelberg is to understand the molecular basis of complex genetic traits and diseases using genome-wide data of various molecular phenotypes, and developing multi-omics data integration approaches. Judith studied Chemical Biology at ETH Zurich and did her PhD at the EMBL-EBI in computational functional genomics, investigating non-canonical transcriptional regulatory mechanism in yeast. For her postdoc she went to Stanford University where she studied the genetic basis of regulatory variation across healthy human individuals, integrating multiple histone ChIP-Seq for multiple individuals with physical interactome data (Hi-C, ChIA-PET) to identify genetic associations between distal regulatory elements.
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Backmasking in the yeast genome: encoding overlapping information for protein-coding and RNA degradation.
Cakiroglu SA et al.
Nucleic Acids Res
Data-driven hypothesis weighting increases detection power in genome-scale multiple testing.
Ignatiadis N et al.
Nat Methods
SNPhood: investigate, quantify and visualise the epigenomic neighbourhood of SNPs using NGS data.
Arnold C et al.
Genetic Control of Chromatin States in Humans Involves Local and Distal Chromosomal Interactions.
Grubert F et al.
Role of histone modifications and early termination in pervasive transcription and antisense-mediated gene silencing in yeast.
Castelnuovo M et al.
Nucleic Acids Res
Extensive variation in chromatin states across humans.
Kasowski M et al.
Gene loops enhance transcriptional directionality.
Tan-Wong SM et al.
A genomic model of condition-specific nucleosome behavior explains transcriptional activity in yeast.
Zaugg JB et al.
Genome Res
Bacterial adaptation through distributed sensing of metabolic fluxes.
Kotte O et al.
Mol Syst Biol
N5-CAIR mutase: role of a CO2 binding site and substrate movement in catalysis.
Hoskins AA et al.

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28 Oct 30 Oct 2015
Functional Genomics and Systems Biology: From Model Organisms to Human Health