1. Mao P, Smerdon MJ, Roberts SA, Wyrick JJ, Asymmetric repair of UV damage in nucleosomes imposes a DNA strand polarity on somatic mutations in skin cancer. Genome Research, 2020 Jan;30(1):12-21.
  2. Mao P and Wyrick JJ Organization of DNA Damage, Excision Repair, and Mutagenesis in Chromatin: a Genomic Perspective. DNA repair, 2019
  3. Brown AJ‡, Mao P‡, Smerdon MJ, Wyrick JJ, Roberts SA. Nucleosome positions establish an extended mutation signature in melanoma. PLOS Genetics, 2018, 14 (11), e1007823 (‡ Co-first authors)
  4. Mao P, Brown AJ, Esaki S, Lockwood S, Poon GMK, Smerdon MJ, Roberts SA, Wyrick JJ. ETS transcription factors induce a unique UV damage signature that drives recurrent mutagenesis in melanoma. Nature communications. 2018; 9(1):2626.
  5. Mao P‡, Brown AJ‡, Malc EP, Mieczkowski PA, Smerdon MJ, Roberts SA, Wyrick JJ. Genome-wide maps of alkylation damage, repair, and mutagenesis in yeast reveal mechanisms of mutational heterogeneity. Genome research. 2017; 27(10):1674-1684. PMCID: PMC5630031 (‡: Co-first authors)
  6. Mao P, Wyrick JJ, Roberts SA, Smerdon MJ. UV-Induced DNA Damage and Mutagenesis in Chromatin. Photochemistry and photobiology. 2017; 93(1):216-228. PMCID: PMC5315636
  7. Mao P, Smerdon MJ, Roberts SA, Wyrick JJ. Chromosomal landscape of UV damage formation and repair at single-nucleotide resolution. PNAS. 2016; 113(32):9057-62. PMCID: PMC4987812
  8. Mao P‡, Kyriss MN‡, Hodges AJ, Duan M, Morris RT, Lavine MD, Topping TB, Gloss LM, Wyrick JJ. A basic domain in the histone H2B N-terminal tail is important for nucleosome assembly by FACT. Nucleic acids research. 2016; 44(19):9142-9152. PMCID: PMC5100577 (‡: Co-first authors)
  9. Kong M, Liu L, Chen X, Driscoll KI, Mao P, Böhm S, Kad NM, Watkins SC, Bernstein KA, Wyrick JJ, Min JH, Van Houten B. Single-Molecule Imaging Reveals that Rad4 Employs a Dynamic DNA Damage Recognition Process. Molecular cell. 2016; 64(2):376-387. PMCID: PMC5123691
  10. Mao P, Wyrick JJ. Emerging roles for histone modifications in DNA excision repair. FEMS yeast research. 2016; 16(7). PMCID: PMC5976035
  11. Meas R, Mao P*. Histone ubiquitylation and its roles in transcription and DNA damage response. DNA repair. 2015; 36:36-42. PMCID: PMC4688114 (*: Corresponding author)
  12. Hinz JM, Mao P, McNeill DR, Wilson DM 3rd. Reduced Nuclease Activity of Apurinic/Apyrimidinic Endonuclease (APE1) Variants on Nucleosomes: IDENTIFICATION OF ACCESS RESIDUES. The Journal of biological chemistry. 2015; 290(34):21067-75. PMCID: PMC4543664
  13. Mao P, Meas R, Dorgan KM, Smerdon MJ. UV damage-induced RNA polymerase II stalling stimulates H2B deubiquitylation. PNAS. 2014; 111(35):12811-6. PMCID: PMC4156752
  14. Czaja W, Mao P, Smerdon MJ. Chromatin remodelling complex RSC promotes base excision repair in chromatin of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. DNA repair. 2014; 16:35-43. PMCID: PMC4026264