EMBL Rome, Adriano Buzzati-Traverso Campus, Via Ramarini 32, 00015 Monterotondo (RM), Italy


  • PhD 2008, Ecole Normale SupĂ©rieure, Lyon.
    Postdoctoral research at Columbia University, New York.
    Group leader at EMBL since 2017.


Total: 12 publication(s)


Boulard M, Rucli S, Edwards JR, Bestor TH. (2020)

Methylation-directed glycosylation of chromatin factors represses retrotransposon promoters.

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 117(25):14292-14298. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1912074117
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Yarychkivska O, Shahabuddin Z, Comfort N, Boulard M, Bestor TH. (2018)

BAH domains and a histone-like motif in DNA methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1) regulate de novo and maintenance methylation in vivo.

J. Biol. Chem. 293(50) doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.004612
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Edwards JR, Yarychkivska O, Boulard M, Bestor TH. (2017)

DNA methylation and DNA methyltransferases.

Epigenetics Chromatin 10 doi: 10.1186/s13072-017-0130-8
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Boulard M, Edwards JR, Bestor TH. (2016)

Abnormal X chromosome inactivation and sex-specific gene dysregulation after ablation of FBXL10

Epigenetics Chromatin 9 doi: 10.1186/s13072-016-0069-1
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Bestor TH, Edwards JR, Boulard M. (2015)

Notes on the role of dynamic DNA methylation in mammalian development

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112(22):6796-6799. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1415301111
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Boulard M, Edwards JR, Bestor TH. (2015)

FBXL10 protects Polycomb-bound genes from hypermethylation

Nat Genet 47(5):479-85. doi: 10.1038/ng.3272
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Boulard M, Storck S, Cong R, Pinto R, Delage H, Bouvet P. (2010)

Histone variant macroH2A1 deletion in mice causes female-specific steatosis

Epigenetics Chromatin 3(1) doi: 10.1186/1756-8935-3-8
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Syed SH, Boulard M, Shukla MS, Gautier T, Travers A, Bednar J, Faivre-Moskalenko C, Dimitrov S, Angelov D. (2009)

The incorporation of the novel histone variant H2AL2 confers unusual structural and functional properties of the nucleosome

Nucleic Acids Res 37(14):4684-95. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkp473
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Madsen BE, Ramos EM, Boulard M, Duda K, Overgaard J, Nordsmark M, Wiuf C, Hansen LL. (2008)

Germline mutation in RNASEL predicts increased risk of head and neck, uterine cervix and breast cancer

PLoS One 3(6) doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002492
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Boulard M, Bouvet P, Kundu TK, Dimitrov S. (2007)

Histone variant nucleosomes: structure, function and implication in disease

In: Kundu TK et al. (eds.), Chromatin and Disease, vol 41. pp 71-89.Subcell Biochem 41:71-89. doi: 10.1007/1-4020-5466-1_4
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Boulard M, Gautier T, Mbele GO, Gerson W, Hamiche A, Angelov D, Bouvet P, Dimitrov S. (2006)

The NH2 tail of the novel histone variant H2BFWT exhibits properties distinct from conventional H2B with respect to the assembly of mitotic chromosomes

Mol Cell Biol 26(4):1518-1526. doi: 10.1128/MCB.26.4.1518-1526.2006
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Bornes S, Boulard M, Hieblot C, Zanibellato C, Iacovoni JS, Prats H, Touriol C. (2004)

Control of the vascular endothelial growth factor internal ribosome entry site (IRES) activity and translation initiation by alternatively spliced coding sequences

J Biol Chem 279(18):18717-18726. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M308410200
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