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I am a dual degree MD/PhD student in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Washington School of Medicine and am currently conducting doctoral research with Steve Henikoff at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center through the UW Molecular & Cellular Biology Graduate Program.

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  1. Zentner GE, Kasinathan S, Xin B, Rohs R, Henikoff S. ChEC-seq kinetics discriminates transcription factor binding sites by DNA sequence and shape in vivo. Nature Communications 2015.

  2. Orsi GA*, Kasinathan S*, Zentner GE, Henikoff S, Ahmad K. Mapping regulatory factors by immunoprecipitation from native chromatin. Current Protocols in Molecular Biology 2015.

  3. Kasinathan P, Wei H, Xiang T, Molina JA, Metzger J, Broek D, Kasinathan S, Faber DC, Allan MF. Acceleration of genetic gain in cattle by reduction of generation interval. Scientific Reports 2015;5(8574).

  4. Henikoff JG, Thakur J, Kasinathan S, Henikoff S. A unique chromatin complex occupies young α-satellite arrays of human centromeres. Science Advances 2015;1(1):e1400234.

  5. Kasinathan S & Henikoff S. 5-Aza-CdR delivers a gene body blow. Cancer Cell 2014;26(4):449-451.

  6. Orsi GA, Kasinathan S, Hughes KT, Saminadin-Peter S, Henikoff S, Ahmad K. High-resolution mapping defines the cooperative architecture of Polycomb Response Elements. Genome Research 2014;24(5):809-20.

  7. Kasinathan S, Orsi GA, Zentner GE, Ahmad K, Henikoff S. High-resolution profiling of transcription factor binding sites on native chromatin. Nature Methods 2014;11(2):203-9.

  8. Steiner FA, Talbert PB, Kasinathan S, Deal RB, Henikoff S. Cell-type specific nuclei purification from whole animals for genome-wide expression and chromatin profiling. Genome Research 2012;22(4):766-77.

  9. Wright CD, Chen Q, Baye NL, Huang Y, Healy CL, Kasinathan S, O'Connell TD. Nuclear α1-adrenergic receptors signal activated ERK localization to caveolae in adult cardiac myocytes. Circulation Research 2008;103(9):992-1000.

*denotes equal contribution