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

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.

Cornell Research Website Article

DNA Spell Checkers