Researcher interests: Nucleic acid chemistry; peptide chemistry. The synthesis of chemically- modified siRNA and miRNA as therapeutic molecules. Strategies for efficient and sequence-specific DNA and RNA modifying agents. Peptide Nucleic Acid (PNA)-based molecular beacons developed as novel diagnostic tools for detecting endogenous RNA in cells and human biopsies. The potential therapeutic use of PNAs as antimalarial agents.
FACULTY / SCHOOL: School of Medicine - IMRIC

Selected Publications

Elad Horwitz, Elina Zorde Khvalevsky, Itzhak Haim Rachmut, Racheli Gabai, Eylon Yavin
Mutant KRAS is a druggable target for pancreatic cancer (2013)| PNAS| Read more
Dan Gibson, Ezequiel Wexselblatt, Eylon Yavin
Platinum(IV) Prodrugs with Haloacetato Ligands in the Axial Positions can Undergo Hydrolysis under Biologically Relevant Conditions* (2013)| Wiley Online Library | Read more
Sigal Ben-Yehuda, Ezequiel Wexselblatt, Jehoshua Katzhendler, Yaara Oppenheimer‐Shaanan, Eylon Yavin
c‐di‐AMP reports DNA integrity during sporulation in Bacillus subtilis (2011)| EMBOpress| Read more

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