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, Karl Ekwall, Laia Sadeghi, peter svensson, Punit Prasad
the paf1 complex factors leo1 and paf1 promote local histone turnover to modulate chromatin states in fission yeast (2015)| EMBO Reports| Read more
Amikam Cohen, genevieve thon, Idit Hazan, janet partridge, janne verheinhansen, jurg bahler, klavs hansen, robert martienssen, Sreenath Shanker, Stephen Watt
h3k9me independent gene silencing in fission yeast heterochromatin by clr5 and histone deacetylases (2011)| PLOS Genetics| Read more
Amikam Cohen, david lazar, julian walfridsson, Karl Ekwall, Sara Isaac, tal zohar, Tamar Kahan
interaction of epe1 with the heterochromatin assembly pathway in schizosaccharomyces pombe (2007)| Genetics| Read more
Amikam Cohen, kenichi noma, nabieh ayoub, Sara Isaac, shiv grewal, Tamar Kahan
a novel jmjc domain protein modulates heterochromatization in fission yeast (2003)| Molecular and Cellular Biology| Read more
Amikam Cohen, gurumurthy shankaranarayana, ira hall, kenichi noma, nabieh ayoub, shiv grewal
establishment and maintenance of a heterochromatin domain (2002)| Science| Read more
Amikam Cohen, idit goldshmidt, nabieh ayoub, Roman Lyakhovetsky
a fission yeast repression element cooperates with centromere like sequences and defines a mat silent domain boundary (2000)| Genetics| Read more
Amikam Cohen, Iris Karunker, rachel friedmanohana
a recg independent nonconservative branch migration mechanism in escherichia coli recombination (1999)| Journal of Bacteriology| Read more
Amikam Cohen, idit goldshmidt, nabieh ayoub
position effect variegation at the mating type locus of fission yeast a cis acting element inhibits covariegated expression of genes in the silent and expressed domains (1999)| Genetics| Read more
Amikam Cohen, rachel friedmanohana
heteroduplex joint formation in escherichia coli recombination is initiated by pairing of a 3 ending strand (1998)| Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America| Read more

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