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Kathrin Plath

  • PhD
  • Professor of Biological Chemistry
  • University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
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Research interests

systems biologyenhancersgenome organizationX Chromosome InactivationPluripotent Stem CellsNuclear ReprogrammingInduced Pluripotent Stem CellsEmbryonic Stem Cells

Co-authors (319)

  • Alexandre Gaspar-Maia
  • David Huang
  • Antoine Canat
  • Christina Burghard
  • Shafqat Ali  Khan
  • Deborah Sweet



Board of Reviewing Editors

2016 - Present

Cell Stem Cell

Editorial Board Member

2014 - Present

Publications (5)

  • The Xist lncRNA interacts directly with SHARP to silence transcription through HDAC3

    • McHugh C
    • Chen C
    • Chow A
    • et al.
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  • Characterization and Therapeutic Potential of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiovascular Progenitor Cells

    • Nsair A
    • Schenke-Layland K
    • van Handel B
    • et al.
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  • Mediator and SAGA Have Distinct Roles in Pol II Preinitiation Complex Assembly and Function

    • Chen X
    • Lehmann L
    • Lin J
    • et al.
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  • Directed differentiation of human-induced pluripotent stem cells generates active motor neurons

    • Karumbayaram S
    • Novitch B
    • Patterson M
    • et al.
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  • Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and Embryonic Stem Cells Are Distinguished by Gene Expression Signatures

    • Chin M
    • Mason M
    • Xie W
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Professor of Biological Chemistry

University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine

March 2006 - Present

Postdoc with Rudolf Jaenisch

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

May 2003 - February 2006(3 years)

Postdoc with Barbara Panning

University of California - San Francisco

July 2000 - April 2003(3 years)

Postdoc with Tom Rapport

Harvard Medical School

July 1999 - June 2000(a year)

Education history


Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin

September 1995 - June 1999(4 years)


Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin

September 1994 - August 1995(a year)