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Idan Cohen

Faculty of Health Sciences

Ben-Gurion University



Dr. Cohen is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, Israel. He received extensive training in the fields of human genetics during his graduate studies in the laboratory of Prof. Ohad Birk, and in epigenetics and skin biology as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Elena Ezhkova. The major focus of his research laboratory is to elucidate the roles of chromatin regulators in skin development and to determine how their functions go awry in human skin disorders, with an emphasis on psoriasis and skin cancers. His research utilizes genetic mouse models, combined with cutting-edge functional genomics approaches and classical molecular biology.

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