Members‎ > ‎

Sapir Ofer

Tel.: 020 7679 3899

Scientific interests

My research focus lies on archaeal histones, their interaction with DNA and the effect they exert on transcription.

To study this, I am using a multidisciplinary approach combining biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology and single molecule studies.


2012-2013: Placement student, Division of Molecular Structure, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK. Research project in the group of Dr Steve Smerdon working on the BRCA1-A complex.

2010-2014: BSc (Hons) Molecular Biology, University College London. Final year research project in the group of Professor Geraint Thomas working on Arf6 GTPase.


Best oral presentation prize at ISMB retreat, 2017 .

Link to the publications