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Eric Alani

Department: 
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Office: 
459 Biotechnology Bldg.
Phone: 
254-4811
Roles for mismatch repair factors in regulating chromosome stability and genetic recombination. Molecular evolution.
Research Interests: 
Biochemistry
Genetics
Genomics
BioG 2990/4990 Credit: 
Yes
Paid Work Study: 
Yes
Paid Non-Work Study: 
Yes
Honors Thesis: 
Yes
Research Activities in Which Undergraduates Participate: 
Students work independently using a variety of genetic (homologous recombination, transformation, recombinant DNA techniques) and biochemical (protein purification, enzymatic assays) approaches aimed at identifying factors that are critical for maintaining genome stability, using baker's yeast as a model system.
Approximate Number of Students in the Lab per Semester: 
2
Is There a Minimum Number of Hours per Week: 
Yes
If So, How Many?: 
10