Education

Graduate School
Universitat Leipzig (2002), Biochemistry
Graduate School
Technische Universitat Dresden (2006), Molecular Biology

Research Interest

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Therapeutics
  • Genomics
  • Nuclear Receptors
  • Transcription Factors
  • Transcriptional Regulation

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

HP1BP3, a Chromatin Retention Factor for Co-transcriptional MicroRNA Processing.
Liu H, Liang C, Kollipara RK, Matsui M, Ke X, Jeong BC, Wang Z, Yoo KS, Yadav GP, Kinch LN, Grishin NV, Nam Y, Corey DR, Kittler R, Liu Q Mol. Cell 2016 Jul
Unsaturated Fatty Acids Stimulate Tumor Growth through Stabilization of ß-Catenin.
Kim H, Rodriguez-Navas C, Kollipara RK, Kapur P, Pedrosa I, Brugarolas J, Kittler R, Ye J Cell Rep 2015 Oct 13 3 495-503
Familiar faces in unfamiliar places: The emerging role of nuclear receptors in lung cancer.
Yenerall P, Kittler R Mol. Endocrinol. 2015 Oct me20151199
Harnessing the nuclear receptor PPAR? to inhibit the growth of lung adenocarcinoma by rewiring metabolic circuitries.
Yenerall P, Kittler R Mol Cell Oncol 2015 Apr-Jun 2 2 e980660
An integrated functional genomic analysis identifies the antitumorigenic mechanism of action for PPAR? in lung cancer cells.
Kollipara RK, Kittler R Genom Data 2015 Mar 3 80-6
DAB2IP regulates cancer stem cell phenotypes through modulating stem cell factor receptor and ZEB1.
Yun EJ, Baek ST, Xie D, Tseng SF, Dobin T, Hernandez E, Zhou J, Zhang L, Yang J, Sun H, Xiao G, He D, Kittler R, Hsieh JT Oncogene 2014 Jul
Lsd1 restricts the number of germline stem cells by regulating multiple targets in escort cells.
Eliazer S, Palacios V, Wang Z, Kollipara RK, Kittler R, Buszczak M PLoS Genet. 2014 Mar 10 3 e1004200
HOT1 is a mammalian direct telomere repeat-binding protein contributing to telomerase recruitment.
Kappei D, Butter F, Benda C, Scheibe M, Draškovic I, Stevense M, Novo CL, Basquin C, Araki M, Araki K, Krastev DB, Kittler R, Jessberger R, Londoño-Vallejo JA, Mann M, Buchholz F EMBO J. 2013 May
Neuregulin 1-HER axis as a key mediator of hyperglycemic memory effects in breast cancer.
Park J, Sarode VR, Euhus D, Kittler R, Scherer PE Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2012 Dec 109 51 21058-63
Consequences of eukaryotic enhancer architecture for gene expression dynamics, development, and fitness.
Ludwig MZ, Manu null, Kittler R, White KP, Kreitman M PLoS Genet. 2011 Nov 7 11 e1002364

Honors & Awards

  • CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research
    Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (2010)
  • John L Roach Scholar in Biomedical Research
    Endowed Scholars Program in Medical Research (2010)
  • Long-term Fellowship
    Human Frontier Science Program Organization (2007)
  • Otto Hahn Medal
    Max Planck Society (2007)
  • Undergraduate Fellowship
    German National Academic Foundation (1998)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • AACR (2014)