Researcher interests: Molecular mechanisms of genetic recombination in bacteria. The role of bacterial exonucleases and recombination functions in determining the mode of chromosome and plasmid replication. Relationship of DNA replication, repair and recombination. Development of effective cloning systems for microorganisms of industrial importance (Streptomyces ). Molecular rearrangements in plasmids of Streptomyces griseus .
FACULTY / SCHOOL: School of Medicine - IMRIC
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Selected Publications

Amikam Cohen, J Peter Svensson, Karl Ekwall, Laia Sadeghi, Punit Prasad
The Paf1 complex factors Leo1 and Paf1 promote local histone turnover to modulate chromatin states in fission yeast (2015)| EMBOpress| Read more
Amikam Cohen, Idit Hazan, Klavs R. Hansen, Sreenath Shanker, Stephen Watt
H3K9me-Independent Gene Silencing in Fission Yeast Heterochromatin by Clr5 and Histone Deacetylases (2011)| plos genetics| Read more

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