Jalili, P., Bowen, D., Langenbucher, A., Park, P., Aguirre, K., Corcoran, R., Fleischman A., Lawrence, M., Zou, L., and Buisson, R. Quantification of ongoing APOBEC3A activity in tumor cells by monitoring RNA editing at hotspots. (2020) Nature Communications. Jun 12;11(1):2971.


Buisson, R., Langenbucher, A., Bowen, D., Kwan, EE., Benes, CH., Zou, L., and Lawrence, MS. Passenger hotspot mutations in cancer driven by APOBEC3A and mesoscale genomic features. (2019) Science. Jun 28;364(6447).

Dubois, E., Guitton-Sert, L., Béliveau, M., Parmar, K., Chagraoui, J., Vignard, J., Pauty, J., Caron, M., Coulombe, Y., Buisson, R., Jacquet, K., Gamblin, C., Gao, Y., Laprise, P., Lebel, M., Sauvageau, G., D’Andrea, A., and Masson, J-Y. A Fanci knockout mouse model reveals common and distinct functions for FANCI and FANCD2. (2019) Nucleic Acids Research. Aug 22;47(14):7532-7547.

Moquin, DM., Genois, MM.,  Zhang, JM., Ouyang, J., Yadav, T., Buisson, R., Yazinski, SA.,  Tan, J., Boukhali, M., Gagne, JP.,  Poirier, GG., Lan, L., Haas, W., and Zou, L.  Localized protein biotinylation at DNA damage sites identifies ZPET, a repressor of homologous recombination. (2019) Genes & Development. Jan 1;33(1-2):75-89.


Cheng, X., Jobin-Robitaille, O., Billon, P., Buisson, R., Niu, H., Lacoste, N., Abshiru, N., Côté, V., Thibault, P., Kron, SJ., Sung, P., Brandl, CJ., Masson, JY., and Côté, J. Phospho-dependent recruitment of the yeast NuA4 acetyltransferase complex by MRX at DNA breaks regulates RPA dynamics during resection. (2018) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Oct 2;115(40):10028-10033

Bélanger, F., Fortier, E., Dubé, M., Lemay, JF., Buisson, R., Masson, JM., Elsherbiny, A., Costantino, S., Carmona, E., Mes-Masson, AM., Wurtele, H., and Drobetsky, E. Replication Protein A Availability During DNA Replication Stress Is a Major Determinant of Cisplatin Resistance in Ovarian Cancer Cells. (2018) Cancer Research. Oct 1;78(19):5561-5573.

Kabeche, L., Nguyen, H.D., Buisson, R., and Zou, L. A Mitosis-specific and R-loop driven ATR pathway promotes faithful chromosome segregation. (2018) Science. Jan 5;359(6371):108-114. (Commented in Science 2018 Jan 5;359(6371):30-31 and Cancer Discovery 2018 Jan;8(1):11).


Boulay, B., Sandoval, GJ., Riggi, N., Iyer, S., Buisson, R., Naigles, B., Awad, ME., Rengarajan, S., Volorio, A., McBride, MJ., Broye, LB., Zou, L., Stamenkovic, I., Kadoch, C and Rivera, MN. Cancer-specific retargeting of BAF complexes by a prion-like domain. (2017) Cell. Sep 21;171(1):163-178.

Buisson, R., Lawrence, MS., Benes, CH., and Zou, L. APOBEC3A and APOBEC3B Activities Render Cancer Cells Susceptible to ATR Inhibition. (2017) Cancer Research Sep 1;77(17):4567-4578.

Yazinski, SA., Comaills, V., Buisson, R., Ho, CH., Todorova, T., Nguyen, HD., Orsulic, S., Ellisen, LW., Benes, CH., Maheswaran, S., Haber, DA., and Zou, L. ATR inhibition disrupts rewired homologous recombination and fork protection pathways in PARP inhibitor-resistant BRCA-deficient cancer cells. (2017) Genes & Development. Feb 1;31(3):318-332.

Buisson, R., Joshi, N., Ho, CK., Rodrigue, A., Foo, TK., Hardy, E., Haas, W., Xia, B., Masson, J-Y., and Zou, L. Coupling of Homologous Recombination and the Checkpoint by ATR. (2017) Molecular Cell. 19;65(2):336-346.


Comaills, V,. Kabeche, L,. Morris, R,. Buisson, R,. Yu, M,. Madden, MW,. LiCausi, JA,. Boukhali, M,. Tajima, K,. Pan, S,. Aceto, N,. Sil, S,. Zheng, Y,. Sundaresan, T,. Yae, T,. Jordan, NV,. Miyamoto, DT,. Ting, DT,. Ramaswamy, S,. Haas, W,. Zou, L,. Haber, DA,. Maheswaran, S. Genomic Instability Induced by Persistent Proliferation of Cells Undergoing Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition. (2016) Cell Reports. Dec 6;17(10):2632-2647

Gaullier, G., Miron, S., Pisano, S., Buisson, R., Le Bihan, YV., Tellier-Lebegue, C., Messaoud, W., Roblin, P., Guimaraes, B., Thai, R., Giraud-Panis, M-J., Gilson, E., and Le Du, M-H. A higher-order entity formed by the flexible assembly of TRF2 and RAP1. (2016) Nucleic Acids Research. Feb 29;44(4):1962-76


Buisson, R., Boisvert, JL., Benes, CH., and Zou, L. Distinct but Concerted Roles of ATR, DNA-PK, and Chk1 in Countering Replication Stress during S Phase. (2015) Molecular Cell. Sep 17;59(6):1011-24.


Pauty, P., Rodrigue, A., Couturier, A., Buisson, R., and Masson, JY., Exploring the roles of PALB2 at the crossroads of DNA repair and cancer. (2014) Biochemical Journal. Aug 1;461(3):539.

Buisson, R,. Niraj, J,. Pauty, J,. Maity R, Zhao,. W, Coulombe,. Y, Sung,. P,. and Masson, JY. Breast cancer proteins PALB2 and BRCA2 stimulate polymerase η in recombination-associated DNA synthesis at blocked replication forks. (2014) Cell Reports. Feb 13;6(3):553-64.


Buisson, R., and Masson, J-Y. Functions of PALB2 and BRCA2 tumor suppressors in DNA double-strand break repair. (2013) Medecine/Science. 2013 Mar;29(3):301-7.

Maity, R., Pauty, J., Krietsch, J., Buisson, R., Genois, MM., and Masson, JY. GST-His purification: A Two-step Affinity Purification Protocol Yielding Full-length Purified Proteins. (2013) Journal of Visualized Experiments. Oct 29;(80).


Buisson, R., and Masson J-Y. PALB2 self-interaction controls homologous recombination. (2012) Nucleic Acids Research. 40(20):10312-23.

Genois, G., Mukherjee, A., Ubeda, JM., Buisson, R., Paquet, E., Roy, G., Plourde, G., Coulombe, Y., Ouellette, M., and Masson, JY. Interactions between BRCA2 and RAD51 for promoting homologous recombination in Leishmania infantum(2012) Nucleic Acids Research. 40(14):6570-84

Bleuyard, JY., Buisson, R., Masson, JY., and Esashi, F. ChAM, a novel motif that mediates PALB2 intrinsic chromatin binding and facilitates DNA repair. (2012) EMBO reports. 13(2):135-41


Buisson, R., Dion-Côté, AM., Launay, H., Coulombe, Y., Cai, H., Stasiak, AZ., Stasiak, A., Xia, B., and Masson, JY. Cooperation of breast cancer proteins PALB2 and piccolo BRCA2 in stimulating homologous recombination. (2010) Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 17(10):1247-54.


*Poulet, A., *Buisson, R., Faivre-Moskalenko,C., Koelblen, M., Amiard, S., Montel, F., Cuesta-Lopez, S., Bornet, O., Guerlesquin, F., Godet, T., Moukhtar, J., Argoul, F., Déclais, AC., Lilley, DM., Ip, SC, West, SC., Gilson, E. and Giraud-Panis, MJ. TRF2 promotes and remodels telomeric Holliday Junctions. (2009) EMBO Journal. 18;28(6):641-51. (*co-first authors)