U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Anthony Furano

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-496-6180
Email: anthonyf@helix.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • ChiefLMCB, NIDDK, NIH2011-Present

 Related Links

  • Chemistry/Chemical Biology
  • Computational Biology/Bioinformatics/Biostatistics/Mathematics
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Molecular Evolution
  • Structural Biology


A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Chen J, Miller BF, Furano AV. Repair of naturally occurring mismatches can induce mutations in flanking DNA. Elife. ; 3:e02001. [Full Text/Abstract]
Callahan KE, Hickman AB, Jones CE, Ghirlando R, Furano AV. Polymerization and nucleic acid-binding properties of human L1 ORF1 protein. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Jan; 40:813-27. [Full Text/Abstract]
Walser JC, Furano AV. The mutational spectrum of non-CpG DNA varies with CpG content. Genome Res. 2010 Jul; 20:875-82. [Full Text/Abstract]
Walser JC, Ponger L, Furano AV. CpG dinucleotides and the mutation rate of non-CpG DNA. Genome Res. 2008 Sep; 18:1403-14. [Full Text/Abstract]
Boissinot S, Davis J, Entezam A, Petrov D, Furano AV. Fitness cost of LINE-1 (L1) activity in humans. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2006 Jun 20; 103:9590-4. [Full Text/Abstract]
Boissinot S, Entezam A, Young L, Munson PJ, Furano AV. The insertional history of an active family of L1 retrotransposons in humans. Genome Res. 2004 Jul; 14:1221-31. [Full Text/Abstract]
Furano AV, Duvernell DD, Boissinot S. L1 (LINE-1) retrotransposon diversity differs dramatically between mammals and fish. Trends Genet. 2004 Jan; 20:9-14. [Full Text/Abstract]
Eickbush TH, Furano AV. Fruit flies and humans respond differently to retrotransposons. Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 2002 Dec; 12:669-74. [Full Text/Abstract]