Prof. Dan Mishmar


News Publications


On the origin of bar codes Nature_2009

Professor Dan Mishmar lecture at the Royal Society 2012 -Natural selection shapes mitochondrial genetic variation within cells, populations and species.
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Mitochondrial DNA mutations ; Mechanisms of disease and evolution 2013

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Why some parents suddenly refuse to vaccinate their children - The jerusalem post 2015

"Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have shown that certain genotype combinations of the mitochondrial and nuclear genomes – but not each genome alone – change susceptibility to type 2 diabetes."


 Sex Is a Coping Mechanism

Did sexual reproduction evolve to keep up with mitochondrial mutation?
Energy Metabolism Genes Expressed Differently in Africans, non-Africans- Haaretz 2016