Chansard A.*, Pobega E.*, Caron P., Polo S.E. Imaging the response to DNA damage in heterochromatin domains. Front Cell Dev Biol, 10: 920267, 2022. *: equal contribution


Caron P.*, Pobega E.*, Polo S.E.. DNA double-strand break repair: All roads lead to heterochROMAtin marks. Front Genet, 12: 730696, 2021. *: equal contribution

Bouvier D., Ferrand J., Chevallier O., Paulsen M.T., Ljungman M., Polo SE. Dissecting regulatory pathways for transcription recovery following DNA damage reveals a non-canonical function of the histone chaperone HIRA. Nat Commun, 12: 3835, 2021.

Olley G., Madapura P., Grimes G., Piquet S., Polo S.E., FitzPatrick D., Bickmore W., Boumendil C. Cornelia-de Lange syndrome-associated mutations cause a DNA damage signalling and repair defect. Nat Commun, 12: 3127, 2021.

Caron P., Pobega E., Polo S.E. A molecular Rosetta Stone to decipher the impact of chromatin features on the repair of Cas9-mediated DNA double-strand breaks. Mol Cell, 81:2059-2060, 2021.

Fortuny A., Chansard A., Caron P., Chevallier O., Leroy O., Renaud O., Polo S.E. Imaging the response to DNA damage in heterochromatin domains reveals core principles of heterochromatin maintenance. Nat Commun, 12: 2428, 2021.

Ferrand J.*, Plessier A.*, Polo S.E. Control of the chromatin response to DNA damage: Histone proteins pull the strings. Semin Cell Dev Biol, 113:75-87, 2021. *: equal contribution


Ferrand J.*, Rondinelli B.*, Polo S.E. Histone variants: guardians of genome integrity. Cells, 9:2424, 2020. *: equal contribution

Ahmad R, Lahuna O, Sidibe A, Daulat A, Zhang Q, Luka M, Guillaume JL, Gallet S, Guillonneau F, Hamroune J, Polo S, Prévot V, Delagrange P, Dam J, Jockers R. GPR50-Ctail cleavage and nuclear translocation: a new signal transduction mode for G protein-coupled receptors. Cell Mol Life Sci, 77: 5189-5205, 2020.

Caron P., Polo S.E. Reshaping Chromatin Architecture around DNA Breaks. Trends Biochem Sci, 45: 177-179, 2020.


Piquet S., Le Parc F., Bai, S-K., Chevallier O., Adam S., Polo S.E. The histone chaperone FACT coordinates H2A.X-dependent signaling and repair of DNA damage. Mol Cell, 72: 888-901, 2018.

Dabin J.*, Fortuny A.*, Piquet S, Polo S.E. Live imaging of parental histone variant dynamics in UVC-damaged chromatin. Methods Mol Biol, 1832: 243-253, 2018. *: equal contribution

Fortuny A, Polo S.E. The response to DNA damage in heterochromatin domains. Chromosoma, 127: 291-300, 2018.


Fortuny A., Polo S.E. Genome and epigenome maintenance by keeping histone turnover in check. Mol Cell, 66: 3-4, 2017.

Dabin J., Polo S. E. Choreography of parental histones in damaged chromatin. Nucleus, 8: 255-260, 2017.

Polo S.E. Switching genes to silent mode near DNA double-strand breaks. EMBO Rep, 18:659-660, 2017.


Adam S.*, Dabin J.*, Chevallier O., Leroy O., Baldeyron C., Corpet A., Lomonte P., Renaud O., Almouzni G. and Polo S.E. Real-time tracking of parental histones reveals their contribution to chromatin integrity following DNA damage. Mol Cell, 64: 65-78, 2016. *: equal contribution. Featured article, also highlighted in the « Meet the author » section.

Dabin J.*, Fortuny A.* and Polo S.E. Epigenome maintenance in response to DNA damage. Mol Cell, 62: 712-727, 2016. *: equal contribution


Polo S.E.*, Almouzni G.* Chromatin plasticity in response to DNA damage: the legacy of the access-repair-restore model. DNA Repair, 36: 114-121, 2015. *: co-corresponding authors

Adam S.*, Dabin J.* and Polo S.E. Chromatin plasticity in response to DNA damage: the shape of things to come. DNA Repair, 32:120-126, 2015. *: equal contribution

Adam S.*, Dabin J.*, Bai S-K. and Polo S.E. Imaging local deposition of newly synthesized histones in UVC-damaged chromatin. Methods Mol Biol, 1288-337-347, 2015. *: equal contribution

Polo S.E. Reshaping chromatin after DNA damage: the choreography of histone proteins. J Mol Biol, 427:626-636, 2015.


Adam S., Polo S.E. Blurring the line between the DNA damage response and transcription: the importance of chromatin dynamics. Exp Cell Res, 329:148-153, 2014

Adam S., Polo S. E. and Almouzni G. How to restore chromatin structure and function in response to DNA damage – let the chaperones play. FEBS J, 281: 2315-2323, 2014


Adam S., Polo S. E.* and Almouzni G.* Transcription recovery after DNA damage requires chromatin priming by the H3.3 histone chaperone HIRA. Cell, 155:94-106, 2013. *: co-corresponding author.

Polo S. E. Fine-tuning the p53 response to DNA damage: a new piece in the puzzle. Cell Cycle, 12: 1337-1338, 2013.

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