Narsis Attar

Narsis Attar

Home Area: Gene Regulation, Epigenomics and Transcriptomics
Mentor: Siavash Kurdistani
Research project:

Narsis’ current research involves investigating a novel function of chromatin in regulating cellular metal homeostasis.


Narsis Attar & Siavash Kurdistani. Layered regulation of the epigenome and its link to cellular metabolism and physiology. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res. Educ. Book, April 2014

Endoplasmic reticulum-mitochondria junction is required for iron homeostasis. Xue Y, Schmollinger S, Attar N, Campos O, Vogelauer M, Carey MF, Merchant SS, Kurdistani SK. J Biol Chem. 2017 Jun 21. pii: jbc.M117.784249. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.784249. [Epub ahead of print]

Histone deacetylase inhibitors provoke a tumor supportive phenotype in pancreatic cancer associated fibroblasts. Nguyen AH, Elliott IA, Wu N, Matsumura C, Vogelauer M, Attar N, Dann A, Ghukasyan R, Toste PA, Patel SG, Williams JL, Li L, Dawson DW, Radu C, Kurdistani SK, Donahue TR. Oncotarget. 2017 Mar 21;8(12):19074-19088. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.13572.

Exploitation of EP300 and CREBBP Lysine Acetyltransferases by Cancer. Attar N, Kurdistani SK. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2017 Mar 1;7(3). pii: a026534. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a026534. Review.