Tenure-track Associate Professor
Meng X, Claussin C, Regan-Mochrie G, Whitehouse I, Zhao X. (2023) Balancing act of a leading strand DNA polymerase-specific domain and its exonuclease domain promotes genome-wide sister replication fork symmetry. Genes & Development. doi:10.1101/gad.350054.122
Meng X, Dang HQ, Kapler GM. (2023) Developmentally Programmed Switches in DNA Replication: Gene Amplification and Genome-Wide Endoreplication in Tetrahymena. Microorganisms. 11 (2), 491.
Meng X, Wei L, Devbhandari S, Zhang T, Xiang J, Remus D, Zhao X*. (2020) DNA polymerase ε relies on a unique domain for efficient replisome assembly and strand synthesis. Nat Commun. 11(1):2437.
Meng X#, Wei L#, Peng XP, and Zhao X*. (2019) Sumoylation of DNA polymerase ε by the Smc5/6 complex contributes to DNA Replication. PLoS Genet. 15(11):e1008426.
Dhingra N, Kuppa S, Wei L, Pokhrel N, Baburyan S, Meng X, Antony E, Zhao X. (2021) The Srs2 helicase dampens DNA damage checkpoint by recycling RPA from chromatin. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.118(8):e2020185118.
Wan B, Wu J, Meng X, Lei M, Zhao X*. (2019) Molecular basis for control of diverse genome stability factors by the multi-BRCT scaffold Rtt107. Mol Cell. 75(2):238-251.
Lee PH#, Meng X#, Kapler GM*. (2015) Developmental regulation of the Tetrahymena thermophila origin recognition complex. PLoS Genet. 11(1):e1004875.