Alexander Belyayev Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Wild wheats evolution and speciation
  • Transposable elements in plant evolution
  • Population genetics
  • Molecular cytogenetics

Selected Publications

Raskina O, Brodsky L, Belyayev A. 2011. Tandem repeats on an eco-geographical scale: outcomes from the genome of Aegilops speltoides. Chromosome Research 19: 607-623. Link

Belyayev A., Kalendar R., Brodsky L., Nevo E., Schulman A., Raskina O. 2010. Transposable elements in a marginal plant population: temporal fluctuations provide new insights into genome evolution of wild diploid wheat. Mobile DNA 1: 6. (Link)

Raskina O., Barber J., Nevo E., Belyayev A. 2008. Repetitive DNA and chromosomal rearrangements: speciation-related events in plant genome. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 120: 351-357 (invited paper). (Link)

Raskina O., Belyayev A., Nevo E. 2004. Quantum speciation in Aegilops: molecular cytogenetic evidence from rDNA clusters variability in natural populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA101: 14818-14823. (Link)

Raskina O., Belyayev A., Nevo E. 2004. Activity of the En/Spm-like transposons in meiosis as a base for chromosome repatterning in a small, isolated, peripheral population of Aegilops speltoides Tausch. Chromosome Research 12: 153-161. (Link)