Oscar Campos

Oscar Campos

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

Oscar’s current research involves identifying the mechanisms and functions of genome compaction, with particular emphasis on the role of histones.


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]

Evolution of histone 2A for chromatin compaction in eukaryotes. Macadangdang BR, Oberai A, Spektor T, Campos OA, Sheng F, Carey MF, Vogelauer M, Kurdistani SK. Elife. 2014 Jun 17;3. doi: 10.7554/eLife.02792.