Eugenio Mancera

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Research Interests:
My main research interest is molecular evolution.  Currently I am studying the evolution of the transcription circuit that regulates the formation of biofilms, with a special emphasis in changes that occurred within species and between closely related species of Candida.


Selected Publications:
Mancera E, Porman AM, Cuomo CA, Bennett RJ, Johnson AD. Finding a Missing Gene: EFG1 Regulates Morphogenesis in Candida tropicalis. G3 (Bethesda). 2015 Mar 9;5(5):849-56. 

Mancera E, Bourgon R, Huber W, Steinmetz LM. Genome-wide survey of post-meiotic segregation during yeast recombination. Genome Biol. 2011;12(4)

Nishant KT, Wei W, Mancera E, Argueso JL, Schlattl A, Delhomme N, Ma X, Bustamante CD, Korbel JO, Gu Z, Steinmetz LM, Alani E. The baker's yeast diploid genome is remarkably stable in vegetative growth and meiosis. PLoS Genet. 2010 Sep 9;6(9):e1001109. 

Zheng W, Zhao H, Mancera E, Steinmetz LM, Snyder M. Genetic analysis of variation in transcription factor binding in yeast. Nature. 2010 Apr 22;464(7292):1187-91.

Mancera E, Bourgon R, Brozzi A, Huber W, Steinmetz LM. High-resolution mapping of meiotic crossovers and non-crossovers in yeast. Nature. 2008 Jul 24;454(7203):479-85.