Paula E. Cohen

Professor
Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine

Contact Information

T9014 Veterinary Research Tower
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 253-4301

Paula E. Cohen

Professor
Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine

Expertise
Meiosis; germ cell biology; DNA repair; mouse genetics; chromosome biology; non-coding RNA

Current Research Interest
Regulation of crossing over during mammalian meiosis; non-coding RNAs in germ cell development; meiotic recombination in mammals; DNA mismatch repair proteins in cancer and meiosis; DNA repair mechanisms; Fanconi Anemia pathway in germ cell genome integrity

Distinction
National Down Syndrome Society Award
Cornell University Provost’s Award for Distinguished Scholarship

Selected Publications
Brieno-Enriquez, Miguel A. and Paula E. Cohen. “Double Trouble in Human Aneuploidy.” Nature Genetics. 47 (2015): 696-698.

Modzelewski, Andrew J., Rebecca J. Holmes, Stephanie Hilz, Andrew Grimson, and Paula E. Cohen. “AGO4 Regulates Entry into Meiosis and Influences Silencing of Sex Chromosomes in the Male Mouse Germ Line.” Developmental Cell. 23 (2012): 251-264.

Cornell Research Website Article
Miscarriages, Infertility, Birth Defects