Short CV/Education and training

  • 2002
    B.S. in Biology at the University of Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain)

  • 2007
    Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Hospital Clinic de Barcelona – IDIBAPS, Barcelona (Spain)

  • 2007
    Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Tom Misteli’s laboratory, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda (USA)

  • 2013
    Group Leader at the Human Genetics Institute (IGH-CNRS): "Chromatin & Splicing" (Montpellier, France)

  • 2013
    Habilitation to conduct research at the University of Montpellier (France) (HDR)

Selected publications

  • Gonzalez I, Munita R, Agirre E, Dittmer TA, Gysling K, Misteli T and Luco RF*. A long non-coding RNA regulates alternative splicing via establishment of a splicing-specific chromatin signature. Nature Structural Molecular Biology 2015, 22(5):370-6.

  • Luco RF* and Misteli T. More than a splicing code: Integrating the role of RNA, chromatin and non-coding RNA in alternative splicing regulation. Current Opinion in Genetics and Development 2011, 21:1-7.

  • Luco RF, Allo M, Schor IE, Kornblihtt AR, Misteli T. Epigenetics in alternative pre-mRNA splicing. Cell 2011, 144 (1): 16-26.

  • Luco RF, Pan Q, Tominaga K, Blencowe BJ, Pereira-Smith O, Misteli T. Regulation of alternative splicing by histone modifications. Science 2010, 327(5968):996-1000

  • Luco RF, Maestro MA, Sadoni N, Zink D, Ferrer J. Targeted deficiency of the transcriptional activator Hnf1alpha alters subnuclear positioning of its genomic targets. PLoS Genetics 2008; 4(5)

  • Mellitzer G#, Bonne S#, Luco RF, van de Casteele M, Lenne-Samuel N, Collombat P, Mansouri A, Lee J, Lan M, Pipeleers D, Nielsen FC, Ferrer J, Gradwohl G, Heimberg H. IA1 is NGN3-dependent and essential for differentiation of the endocrine pancreas. EMBO J., 2006; 25(6):1344-52

  • * these authors contributed equally



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • ANR jeunes chercheurs (French)

  • Marie Curie Career Integration Grant (European)

  • ATIP/AVENIR starting grant (French)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

Teaching and outreaching activities:

  • Organization of the first EU Workshop in Epigenetics for Master 2 students from the University of Montpellier, Biology program, 2015

  • Participation in Montpellier's first Mentoring program for "Women in Science", 2015

  • Special guest in Montpellier's Festival Pint of Science, 2015

  • Organization of the internal seminar series at the IGH, 2014 – 2015

  • Review of grant proposals for the ANR, ARC, Prostate Cancer UK, the German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development, the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation, the Czech Science Foundation, 2013 – 2016

  • Review of Manuscripts for Cell Reports, Nature Structural Molecular Biology, Nature Cell Biology, Nature Communication, Nucleic Acid Research, Plos Genetics, BMC Biology, etc.

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