C. Wicky publications

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Publications list



Rodriguez-Crespo D, Nanchen M, Rajopadhye S, Wicky C. (2022). The zinc-finger transcription factor LSL-1 is a major regulator of the germline transcriptional program in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics 221, 1 (2022). doi.org/10.1093/genetics/iyac039




Rodriguez-Crespo D, Nanchen M, Rajopadhye S, Wicky C. The zinc-finger transcription factor LSL-1 is a major regulator of the germline transcriptional program in C. elegansBioRxiv

Wadji DL, Tandon T, Ketcha Wanda GJM, Wicky C, Dentz A, Hasler G, Morina N, Martin-Soelch C. Child maltreatment and NR3C1 exon 1F methylation, link with deregulated hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis and psychopathology: A systematic review. Child Abuse Negl. 2021 Dec;122:105304. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2021.105304.


Wadji DL, Gaillard C, Ketcha Wanda GJM, Wicky C, Morina N, Martin-Soelch C. HPA-axis activity and the moderating effect of self-esteem in the context of intimate partner violence in Cameroon.  Eur J Psychotraumatol. 2021 Jul 13;12(1):1930897. doi: 10.1080/20008198.2021.1930897




Wadji, D.L., Ketcha Wanda, G.J.M., Wicky, C., Morina, N. and Martin-Sölch, C. From the mother to the child: The intergenerational transmission of experience of violence in mother-child dyads exposed to intimate partner violence in Cameroon. J Interpers Violence, 2020. J Interpers Violence. 2020 Aug 12:886260520948148. doi: 10.1177/0886260520948148.





Saudenova, M  & Wicky, C. (2019). The Chromatin Remodeler LET-418/Mi2 is Required Cell Non-Autonomously for the Post-Embryonic Development of Caenorhabditis elegans. J. Dev. Biol. 2019, 7, 1; doi:10.3390/jdb7010001.




Hostettler L, Grundy L, Käser-Pébernard S, Wicky C, William Schafer R & Glauser DA (2017). The bright fluorescent protein mNeonGreen facilitates protein expression analysis in vivoG3 (Genes, Genetics, Genomes) 7: 607-615.




Erdelyi P, Wang X, Suleski M & Wicky C (2016). A network of chromatin factors is regulating the transition to postembryonic development in Caenorhabditis elegansG3 (Genes, Genetics, Genomes) 7: 343-353.


Käser-Pébernard S, Pfefferli C, Aschinger C & Wicky C (2016). Finetuning of chromatin composition and Polycomb recruitment by two Mi2 homologues during C. elegans early embryonic development. Epigenetics & Chromatin 9: 39 (online DOI: 10.1186/s13072-016-0091-3).




Pfefferli C, Müller F, Jazwinska A & Wicky C (2014). Specific NuRD components are required for fin regeneration in zebrafish. BMC Biology 12:30 (online doi:10.1186/1741-7007-12-30).


Käser-Pébernard S, Müller F & Wicky C (2014). LET-418/Mi2 and SPR-5/LSD1 cooperatively prevent somatic reprogramming of C. elegans germline stem cells. Stem Cell Reports 2: 547-559.




De Vaux V, Pfefferli C, Passannante M, Belhaj K, von Essen A, Sprecher SG, Müller F & Wicky C (2013). The C. elegans LET-418/Mi2 plays a conserved role in lifespan regulation. Ageing Cell 12:1012-1020.




Passannante M, Marti CO, Pfefferli C, Moroni P, Kaeser-Pebernard S, Puoti A, Hunziker P, Wicky C & Müller F (2010). Different Mi-2 complexes for various developmental functions in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS ONE 5(10):e13681.




Takacs-Vellai K, Vellai T, Puoti A, Passannante M, Wicky C, Streit A, Kovacs AL & Müller F (2005). Inactivation of the autophagy gene bec-1 triggers apoptotic cell death in C. elegans. Curr. Biol. 15: 1513-1517.




Wicky C, Alpi A, Passannante M, Rose A, Gartner A & Müller F. (2004). Multiple genetic pathways involving the C. elegans Bloom's syndrome gene him-6, rad-51 and Top-3 are needed to maintain genome stability in germ line. Mol Cell Biol. 24: 5016-5027.


2000 and before


Adames KA, Gawne J, Wicky C, Müller F & Rose AM (1998). Mapping a telomere using the translocation eT1(III;V) in Caenorhabditis elegansGenetics 150: 1059-1066.

Wicky C & Rose AM (1996). The role of chromosome ends during meiosis in Caenorhabditis elegans. BioEssays 18: 447-452.

Ogura K. Wicky C, Magnenat L, Tobler H, Mori I, Müller F, & Ohshima Y (1994). Caenorhabditis elegans unc-51 gene required for axonal elongation encodes a novel serine/threonine kinase. Genes and Dev. 8: 2389-2400.

Wicky C, Villeneuve A, Lauper N, Tobler H & Müller F (1996). Telomeric repeats (TTAGGC)n are sufficient for chromosome capping function in Caenorhabditis elegans. PNAS 93: 8983-8988.

Müller F, Wicky C, Spicher A & Tobler H (1991). New telomere formation after developmentally regulated chromosomal breakage during the process of chromatin diminution in Ascaris lumbricoides. Cell 67: 815-822.