College: California State University, Chico, CA; Graduated June, 1982; Bachelor of Arts in Microbiology and Chemistry
Graduate Education: University of Southern California; Department of Microbiology; Los Angeles, CA; Graduated June, 1988; Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology; Dr. R.E.K. Fournier, PhD, advisorRead more
Areas of interest
- chromosome dynamics
- B.A., California State University, Chico, Chico California 1982
- Ph.D., University of Southern California California 1988
Honors and awards
- John A. Resko Faculty Research Achievement and Mentoring Award, 2017
Memberships and associations
- Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Molecular & Medical Genetics, Program in Molecular & Cellular Biosciences, Cancer Biology Graduate Program
Smith l., Plug A. and Thayer M. Delayed Replication Timing Leads to Delayed Mitotic Chromosome Condensation of Chromosome Translocations. Proc Natl Acad Sci (2001) 98:13300-05. (PMCID:PMC60865).
Breger, K. S., Smith, L. Thayer, M. J. Engineering translocations with delayed replication: Evidence for cis control of chromosome replication timing. Hum Mol Gen (2005) 14: 2813-27. (PMID: 16115817).
Chang, B.H., Smith, L., Huang, J. and Thayer, M. Chromosomes with delayed replication timing lead to checkpoint activation, delayed recruitment of Aurora B and chromosome instability. Oncogene (2007) 26:1852-61. (PMCID:PMC3285441).
Stoffregen, E.P., Donley, N., Stauffer, D., Smith, L. and Thayer, M.J. An autosomal locus that controls chromosome-wide replication timing and mono-allelic expression. Hum Mol Genet, (2011) 20, 2366-78. (PMCID:PMC3098730).
Thayer, M.J. Mammalian chromosomes contain cis-acting elements that control replication timing, mitotic condensation, and stability of entire chromosomes. Bioessays. (2012) 34:760-70. (PMCID:PMC3517107).
Donley N., Stoffregen E.P., Smith L., Montagna C., Thayer M.J. Asynchronous Replication, Mono-Allelic Expression, and Long Range Cis-Effects of ASAR6. PLoS Genet (2013) 9:Epub 2013 Apr 4. (PMCID:PMC3617217).
Donley, N., Smith L., and Thayer M.J. ASAR15, a cis-Acting Locus that Controls Chromosome-Wide Replication Timing and Stability of Human Chromosome 15. PLoS Genet (2015) 11: e1004923. (PMCID: PMC4287527)