Kitra Cates

Program: Molecular Genetics and Genomics

Current advisor: Andrew Yoo, PhD

Undergraduate university: University of Georgia-Athens, 2016

Enrollment year: 2017

Research summary
Identifying epigenomic factors that promote neuronal cell fate

Graduate publications
Gontarz P, Fu S, Xing X, Liu S, Miao B, Bazylianska V, Sharma A, Madden P, Cates K, Yoo A, Moszczynska A, Wang T, Zhang B. 2020 Comparison of differential accessibility analysis strategies for ATAC-seq data. Sci Rep, 10(1):10150.

Cates K, McCoy MJ, Kwon JS, Liu Y, Abernathy DG, Zhang B, Liu S, Gontarz P, Kim WK, Chen S, Kong W, Ho JN, Burbach KF, Gabel HW, Morris SA, Yoo AS. 2020 Deconstructing Stepwise Fate Conversion of Human Fibroblasts to Neurons by MicroRNAs. Cell Stem Cell, ():S1934-5909(20)30411-2.

Church VA, Cates K, Capano L, Aryal S, Kim WK, Yoo AS. 2020 Generation of Human Neurons by microRNA-Mediated Direct Conversion of Dermal Fibroblasts. Methods Mol Biol, 2239():77-100.