Eric Alani

Professor
Molecular Biology and Genetics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

459 Biotechnology
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 254-4811

Eric Alani

Professor
Molecular Biology and Genetics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise
Genetics; biochemistry; molecular biology

Current Research Interest
Mismatch repair; DNA replication and recombination; meiotic crossing over; hereditary form of colon cancer

Distinction
Carpenter Award Winner, Cornell University

Selected Publications
Bui, Duyen T., Anne Friedrich, Najla Al-Sweel, and Eric Alani. “Mismatch Repair Incompatibilities in Diverse Yeast Populations.” Genetics 205 (2017): 1459-1471.

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.

Cornell Research Website Article
DNA Spell Checkers