Katharina Schlacher, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Email

KSchlacher@mdanderson.org

Mentor

Dr. Maria Jasin

Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Division of Basic Science Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Publications

Schlacher K, Wu H, Jasin M. A distinct replication fork protection pathway connects Fanconi anemia tumor suppressors to RAD51-BRCA1/2. Cancer Cell 22(1):106-16, 7/2012. PMCID: PMC3954744.
Siaud N, Barbera MA, Egashira A, Lam I, Christ N, Schlacher K, Xia B, Jasin M. Plasticity of BRCA2 function in homologous recombination: genetic interactions of the PALB2 and DNA binding domains. PLoS Genet 7(12):e1002409, 12/2011. e-Pub 12/2011. PMCID: PMC3240595.

Schlacher K, Christ N, Siaud N, Egashira A, Wu H, Jasin M. Double-strand break repair-independent role for BRCA2 in blocking stalled replication fork degradation by MRE11. Cell 145(4):529-42, 5/2011. PMCID: PMC3261725.