EMBL Rome, Adriano Buzzati-Traverso Campus, Via Ramarini 32, 00015 Monterotondo (RM), Italy
PhD in yeast genetics, University of Warwick.
CNRS Director of Research.
Head of the Mouse Molecular Genetics Unit at the Institut Pasteur 1990-2011.
Head of the Developmental Biology Department at the Institut Pasteur 2006-2011.
Emeritus Director CNRS and Institut Pasteur since 2012.
Head of EMBL Rome since 2012.
Total: 45 publication(s)
Cerase A, Armaos A, Cid-Samper F, Avner P, Tartaglia GG. (2018)
Xist lncRNA forms silencing granules that induce heterochromatin formation and repressive complexes recruitment by phase separation
bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/351015
Cirillo D, Blanco M, Armaos A, Buness A, Avner P, Guttman M, Cerase A, Tartaglia GG. (2016)
Quantitative predictions of protein interactions with long noncoding RNAs.
Prudhomme J, Dubois A, Navarro P, Arnaud D, Avner P, Morey C. (2015)
A rapid passage through a two-active-X-chromosome state accompanies the switch of imprinted X-inactivation patterns in mouse trophoblast stem cells.
Cerase A, Pintacuda G, Tattermusch A, Avner P. (2015)
Xist localization and function: new insights from multiple levels
Guenet JL, Panthier JJ, Avner P, Heard E, Montagutelli X. (2015)
The legacy of Mary F. Lyon (1925-2014)
Guyochin A, Maenner S, Chu ET, Hentati A, Attia M, Avner P, Clerc P. (2014)
Live Cell Imaging of the Nascent Inactive X Chromosome during the Early Differentiation Process of Naive ES Cells towards Epiblast Stem Cells.
Merzouk S, Deuve JL, Dubois A, Navarro P, Avner P, Morey C. (2014)
Lineage-specific regulation of imprinted X inactivation in extraembryonic endoderm stem cells
Dubois A, Deuve JL, Navarro P, Merzouk S, Pichard S, Commere PH, Louise A, Arnaud D, Avner P, Morey C. (2014)
Spontaneous reactivation of clusters of X-linked genes is associated with the plasticity of X-inactivation in mouse trophoblast stem cells
Attia M, Rachez C, Avner P, Rogner UC. (2013)
Nucleosome assembly proteins and their interacting proteins in neuronal differentiation
Morey C, Avner P. (2011)
The demoiselle of X-inactivation: 50 years old and as trendy and mesmerising as ever
Clerc P, Avner P. (2011)
New lessons from random X-chromosome inactivation in the mouse
Attia M, Förster A, Rachez C, Freemont P, Avner P, Rogner UC. (2011)
Interaction between nucleosome assembly protein 1-like family members
Chureau C, Chantalat S, Romito A, Galvani A, Duret L, Avner P, Rougeulle C. (2011)
Ftx is a non-coding RNA which affects Xist expression and chromatin structure within the X-inactivation center region
Deuve JL, Avner P. (2011)
The coupling of X-chromosome inactivation to pluripotency
Navarro P, Oldfield A, Legoupi J, Festuccia N, Dubois A, Attia M, Schoorlemmer J, Rougeulle C, Chambers I, Avner P. (2010)
Molecular coupling of Tsix regulation and pluripotency
He CX, Prevot N, Boitard C, Avner P, Rogner UC. (2010)
Inhibition of type 1 diabetes by upregulation of the circadian rhythm-related aryl hydrocarbon receptor nuclear translocator-like 2
Navarro P, Avner P. (2010)
An embryonic story: analysis of the gene regulative network controlling Xist expression in mouse embryonic stem cells
Chow JC, Ciaudo C, Fazzari MJ, Mise N, Servant N, Glass JL, Attreed M, Avner P, Wutz A, Barillot E, Greally JM, Voinnet O, Heard E. (2010)
LINE-1 activity in facultative heterochromatin formation during X chromosome inactivation
Maenner S, Blaud M, Fouillen L, Savoye A, Marchand V, Dubois A, Sanglier-Cianférani S, Van Dorsselaer A, Clerc P, Avner P, Visvikis A, Branlant C. (2010)
2-D structure of the A region of Xist RNA and its implication for PRC2 association
Navarro P, Chantalat S, Foglio M, Chureau C, Vigneau S, Clerc P, Avner P, Rougeulle C. (2009)
A role for non-coding Tsix transcription in partitioning chromatin domains within the mouse X-inactivation centre
Navarro P, Chambers I, Karwacki-Neisius V, Chureau C, Morey C, Rougeulle C, Avner P. (2008)
Molecular coupling of Xist regulation and pluripotency
Vallois D, Gagnerault MC, Avner P, Rogner UC, Boitard C, Benlagha K, Herbelin A, Lepault F. (2008)
Influence of a non-NK complex region of chromosome 6 on CD4+ invariant NK T cell homeostasis
Attia M, Rachez C, De Pauw A, Avner P, Rogner UC. (2007)
Nap1l2 promotes histone acetylation activity during neuronal differentiation
Vallois D, Grimm CH, Avner P, Boitard C, Rogner UC. (2007)
The type 1 diabetes locus Idd6 controls TLR1 expression
Ciaudo C, Bourdet A, Cohen-Tannoudji M, Dietz HC, Rougeulle C, Avner P. (2006)
Nuclear mRNA degradation pathway(s) are implicated in Xist regulation and X chromosome inactivation
Clerc P, Avner P. (2006)
Random X-chromosome inactivation: skewing lessons for mice and men
Duret L, Chureau C, Samain S, Weissenbach J, Avner P. (2006)
The Xist RNA gene evolved in eutherians by pseudogenization of a protein-coding gene
Vigneau S, Augui S, Navarro P, Avner P, Clerc P. (2006)
An essential role for the DXPas34 tandem repeat and Tsix transcription in the counting process of X chromosome inactivation
Okamoto I, Arnaud D, Le Baccon P, Otte AP, Disteche CM, Avner P, Heard E. (2005)
Evidence for de novo imprinted X-chromosome inactivation independent of meiotic inactivation in mice.
Navarro P, Pichard S, Ciaudo C, Avner P, Rougeulle C. (2005)
Tsix transcription across the Xist gene alters chromatin conformation without affecting Xist transcription: implications for X-chromosome inactivation
Kunath T, Arnaud D, Uy GD, Okamoto L, Chureau C, Yamanaka Y, Heard E, Gardner RL, Avner P, Rossant J. (2005)
Imprinted X-inactivation in extra-embryonic endoderm cell lines from mouse blastocysts
Auwerx J, Avner P, Baldock R, Ballabio A, Balling R, Barbacid M, Berns A, Bradley A, Brown S, Carmeliet P, Chambon P, Cox R, Davidson D, Davies K, Duboule D, Forejt J, Granucci F, Hastie N, de Angelis MH, Jackson I, Kioussis D, Kollias G, Lathrop M, Lendahl U, Malumbres M, von Melchner H, Müller W, Partanen J, Ricciardi-Castagnoli P, Rigby P, Rosen B, Rosenthal N, Skarnes B, Stewart AF, Thornton J, Tocchini-Valentini G, Wagner E, Wahli W, Wurst W. (2004)
The European dimension for the mouse genome mutagenesis program
Chureau C, Prissette M, Bourdet A, Barbe V, Cattolico L, Jones L, Eggen A, Avner P, Duret L. (2002)
Comparative sequence analysis of the X-inactivation center region in mouse, human, and bovine
Heard E, Rougeulle C, Arnaud D, Avner P, Allis CD, Spector DL. (2001)
Methylation of histone H3 at Lys-9 is an early mark on the X chromosome during X inactivation
Avner P, Bruls T, Poras I, Eley L, Gas S, Ruiz P, Wiles MV, Sousa-Nunes R, Kettleborough R, Rana A, Morissette J, Bentley L, Goldsworthy M, Haynes A, Herbert E, Southam L, Lehrach H, Weissenbach J, Manenti G, Rodriguez-Tome P, Beddington R, Dunwoodie S, Cox RD. (2001)
A radiation hybrid transcript map of the mouse genome
Avner P, Heard E. (2001)
X-chromosome inactivation: Counting, choice and initiation
Heard E, Avner P. (2000)
Trans-Siberian X press report - International Symposium on X Chromosome Inactivation in Mammals, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Novosibirsk, Russia, 6-12 September, 1999
Paper presented at the International Symposium on X Chromosome Inactivation in Mammals, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Novosibirsk, Russia, 6–12 September 1999.Trends Genet. 16(2):64-65. doi: 10.1016/S0168-9525(99)01944-7
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O'Neill LP, Keohane AM, Lavender JS, McCabe V, Heard E, Avner P, Brockdorff N, Turner BM. (1999)
A developmental switch in H4 acetylation upstream of Xist plays a role in X chromosome inactivation.
Clerc P, Avner P. (1998)
Role of the region 3 ' to Xist exon 6 in the counting process of X-chromosome inactivation
Heard E, Clerc P, Avner P. (1997)
X-chromosome inactivation in mammals
Courtier B, Heard E, Avner P. (1995)
Xce haplotypes show modified methylation in a region of the active X chromosome lying 3' to Xist.
de Gouyon B, Melanitou E, Richard MF, Requarth M, Hahn IH, Guenet JL, Demenais F, Julier C, Lathrop GM, Boitard C, Avner P. (1993)
Genetic analysis of diabetes and insulitis in an interspecific cross of the nonobese diabetic mouse with Mus spretus
Avner P, Bućan M, Arnaud D, Lehrach H, Rapp U. (1987)
A-raf oncogene localizes on mouse X chromosome to region some 10-17 centimorgans proximal to hypoxanthine phosphoribosyltransferase gene
Dautigny A, Mattei MG, Morello D, Alliel PM, Pham-Dinh D, Amar L, Arnaud D, Simon D, Mattei JF, Guenet JL, Avner P. (1986)
The structural gene coding for myelin-associated proteolipid protein is mutated in jimpy mice
Amar LC, Arnaud D, Cambrou J, Guenet JL, Avner PR. (1985)
Mapping of the mouse X chromosome using random genomic probes and an interspecific mouse cross
EMBO J. 4(13B):3695-3700.