The Blow Lab:

CR-UK Chromosome Replication Research Group

Remi Sonneville


Tel: (+44)-1382-385833

Fax: (+44)-1382-388072


Tahayato A., Sonneville R., Pichaud F., Wernet M.F., Papatsenko D., Beaufils P., Cook T. and Desplan C. (2003) Otd/Crx, a dual regulator for the specification of ommatidia subtypes in the Drosophila retina. Dev Cell 5, 391-402.

Cook T., Pichaud F., Sonneville R., Papatsenko D. and Desplan C. (2003) Distinction between color photoreceptor cell fates is controlled by Prospero in Drosophila. Dev Cell 4, 853-864.

Sonneville R. and Gonczy P. (2004). Zyg-11 and cul-2 regulate progression through meiosis II and polarity establishment in C. elegans. Development 131, 3527-3543.

Franz, A., Orth, M., Pirson, A.P., Sonneville, R., Blow, J.J., Gartner, A.,Stemmann, O. and Hoppe, T. (2011). CDC-48/p97 coordinates GINS chromatin Binding and CDT-1 degradation during eukaryotic DNA replication. Mol. Cell 44, 85-96.

Sonneville, R., Querenet, M., Craig, A., Gartner, A. and Blow, J.J. (2012). The dynamics of replication licensing in live C. elegans embryos. J. Cell Biol. 196, 233-246.

Pelisch, F., Sonneville, R., Pourkarimi, E., Agostinho, A., Blow, J.J., Gartner A. and Hay, R.T. (2014). Dynamic SUMO modification regulates chromosome segregation and cell cycle progression in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature Comms, 5: 5485.

Sonneville, R., Craig, G., Labib, K., Gartner, A. and  Blow, J.J. (2015). Both chromosome decondensation and condensation are dependent on DNA replication in C. elegans embryos. Cell Rep 12, 405-417.

Hong, Y.Y., Wang, B.U., Meier, B., Agostinho, A., Sonneville, R., Blow, J.J. and Gartner A. (2016). The SMC-5/6 complex and the HIM-6 (BLM) helicase synergistically promote meiotic recombination intermediate processing and chromosome maturation during Caenorhabditis elegans meiosis. PLoS Genetics 12, e1005872.