Genetics; biochemistry; molecular biology
Current Research Interest
Mismatch repair; DNA replication and recombination; meiotic crossing over; hereditary form of colon cancer
Carpenter Award Winner, Cornell University
Chakraborty, Ujani, Timothy A. Dinh, and Eric Alani. “Genomic Instability Promoted by Overexpression of Mismatch Repair Factors in Yeast: A Model for Understanding Cancer Progression.” Genetics 209, no. 2 (2018): 439-456.
Manhart, Carol M., Xiaodan Ni, Martin A. White, Joaquin Ortega, Jennifer A. Surtees, and Eric Alani. “The Mismatch Repair and Meiotic Recombination Endonuclease Mlh1-Mlh3 is activated by Polymer Formation and Can Cleave DNA Substrates in Trans.” PLOS Biology 15 (2017): e2001164.