Recent Publications



  1. Yilmaz V, Louca P, Potamiti L, Panayiotidis M, Strati K. (2022) A novel lineage-tracing mouse model for studying early MmuPV1 infections. Elife. 2022 May 9;11:e72638. doi: 10.7554/eLife.72638. PMID: 35533001. 

  2. Panayiotou T, Michael S, Zaravinos A, Demirag E, Achilleos C, Strati K. (2020) Human papillomavirus E7 binds Oct4 and regulates its activity in HPV-associated cervical cancers. PLoS Pathogen 16(4):e1008468.

  3. Achilleos C, Michael S, Strati K. (2018) Terc is dispensable for most of the short-term HPV16 oncogene-mediated phenotypes in mice. PLoS One. 13(4):e0196604.

  4. Iacovides D, Rizki G , Lapathitis G, Strati K. (2016) Direct Conversion of Mouse Embryonic Fibroblasts into Functional Keratinocytes Through Transient Expression of Pluripotency-related Genes. Stem Cell Res and Ther. 7(1):98 .

  5. Loizides, C., Iacovides, D., Hadjiandreou, M., Rizki, G., Achilleos, A., Strati, K. and Mitsis, G. (2015). Model-based Tumor Growth Dynamics and Therapy Response in a Mouse Model of de Novo Carcinogenesis. PLOS One 10,12. 

  6. Michael, S., Lambert, P.F., and Strati, K. (2013) The HPV16 Oncogenes Cause Aberrant Stem Cell Mobilization . Virology 443, 218-25. 

  7. Park, J.W., Pitot, H.C., Strati, K., Spardy, N., Duensing, S., Grompe, M. , and Lambert, P. F. Deficiency in Fanconi Anemia Pathway Sensitizes Mice to HPV-Associated Head and Neck Cancer. (2010) Cancer Res. 70, 9959-68.

  8. Jabbar, S., Strati, K., Shin, M. K., Pitot, H. C., and Lambert, P. F. (2010). Human papillomavirus type 16 E6 and E7 oncoproteins act synergistically to cause head and neck cancer in mice. Virology 407, 60- 67.

  9. Marion, R. M., Strati, K., Li, H., Murga, M., Blanco, R., Ortega, S., Fernandez-Capetillo, O., Serrano, M., and Blasco, M. A. (2009). A p53-mediated DNA damage response limits reprogramming to ensure iPS cell genomic integrity. Nature 460, 1149-1153. 

  10. Li, H., Collado, M., Villasante, A., Strati, K., Ortega, S., Canamero, M., Blasco, M. A., and Serrano, M. (2009). The Ink4/Arf locus is a barrier for iPS cell reprogramming. Nature 460, 1136-1139.

  11. Marion, R. M., Strati, K., Li, H., Tejera, A., Schoeftner, S., Ortega, S., Serrano, M., and Blasco, M. A. (2009). Telomeres acquire embryonic stem cell characteristics in induced pluripotent stem cells. Cell Stem Cell 4, 141-154. 

  12. Strati, K., and Lambert, P. F. (2007). Role of Rb-dependent and Rb-independent functions of papillomavirus E7 oncogene in head and neck cancer. Cancer Res 67, 11585-11593.

  13. Strati, K., Pitot, H. C., and Lambert, P. F. (2006). Identification of biomarkers that distinguish human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive versus HPV-negative head and neck cancers in a mouse model. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103, 14152-14157.



  1. Vural Yilmaz and Katerina Strati. (2019) Regulating cellular plasticity to persist: a way for tumor viruses to triumph. Curr Opin Virol. 39:1-7. 

  2. Michael, S. Achilleos, C. , Panayiotou, T. and Strati, K. (2016) Inflammation shapes stem cells and stemness during infection and beyond. Front Cell Dev Biol. 4: 118.

  3. Lacovides, D., Michael, S, Achilleos, C., and Strati, K. (2013). Shared mechanisms in stemness and carcinogenesis: lessons from oncogenic viruses. Front Cell Inf Micro. 3, 66

  4. Strati, K., and Lambert, P. F. (2008). Human Papillomavirus Association with Head and Neck Cancers: Understanding Virus Biology and Using It in the Development of Cancer Diagnostics. Expert Opin Med Diagn 2, 11-20


Book chapters:

  1. Li, H., Strati, K., Dominguez, V., Martin, J., Blasco, M.A., Serrano, M. and Ortega, S. (2011) Induced Pluripotency: generation of iPS cells from mouse embryonic fibroblasts, In Advanced Protocols for Animal Transgenesis (Springer), pp.477-500.

  2. Lambert, P. F., and Strati, K. (2009). Oncogenic Viruses, In Encyclopedia of Microbiology (Elsevier), pp. 421-429. 2018