Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Koshland, Douglas E.
Location University of California, Berkeley
Primary Field Genetics
 Election Citation
Koshland has uncovered mechanisms that govern chromosome cohesion and structural transitions. He was the first to identify cohesins, made major contributions to the understanding of cohesins and condensins, and employed minichromosomes to illuminate universal chromosome transitions and the specific proteins involved.
 Research Interests
Yeast as a model for eukaryotic cell biology. Chromosome structure, genome stability, genome evolution and stress biology.

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