Dr. Iros Barozzi

Imperial College London (UK)







Professional Preparation

Senior Post-doctoral fellow, Imperial College London (UK) , 2017-present.

Postdoctoral fellow. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley, CA – USA), 2015-2017.


Postdoctoral fellow. IFOM-IEO Campus (Milan – Italy), 2014.

 PhD student in Molecular Medicine, SEMM, European School of Molecular Medicine, IFOM-IEO Campus (Milan – Italy), 2010-2013.

 Research Fellow in Genomics, IFOM-IEO Campus (Milan – Italy), 2009.

Research Intern in Bioinformatics, Stockholm University, Stockholm – Sweden, 2008.

 MSc in Bioinformatics, Università di Bologna, Italy, 2006-2008.

 BSc in Biotechnology, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria (Varese – Italy), 2003-2006



Selected Publications

R Monti*, I Barozzi* et al. “Limb-Enhancer Genie: An accessible resource of accurate enhancer predictions in the developing limb.” PLoS Computational Biology (2017)

 R Sheth*, I Barozzi* et al. "Distal limb patterning requires modulation of cis-regulatory activities by HOX13." Cell Reports (2016)

 L Austenaa*, I Barozzi*, M Simonatto* et al. "Transcription of mammalian cis-regulatory elements is restrained by actively enforced early termination." Molecular Cell (2015)

 V Nguyen*, I Barozzi* et al. “Differential epigenetic reprogramming in response to specific endocrine therapies promotes cholesterol biosynthesis and cellular invasion.” Nature Communications (2015)

 I Barozzi*, M Simonatto* et al. “Co-regulation of transcription factor binding and nucleosome occupancy through DNA features of mammalian enhancers.” Molecular Cell (2014)

R Ostuni*, V Piccolo*, I Barozzi*, S Polletti* et al. “Latent enhancers activated by stimulation in differentiated cells.” Cell (2013)

 F De Santa*, I Barozzi*, F Mietton* et al. “A large fraction of extragenic RNA pol II transcription sites overlap enhancers.” PLoS biology (2010)

 S Ghisletti*, I Barozzi*, F Mietton*, S Polletti* et al. “Identification and characterization of enhancers controlling the inflammatory gene expression program in macrophages.” Immunity (2010)





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