Giddy Landan, Ph.D.



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Research assitant professor

Laboratory of Bioinformatics & Molecular Evolution, Department of Biology & Biochemistry;
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Houston


Phone: 713-743-2312
Fax:     713-743-2636

Location: SR2 room #335

Department of Biology and Biochemistry
369 Science & Research Bldg 2
Houston, TX 77204-5001

Research Interests
Multiple sequence alignment
Phylogenetic reconstruction

Ph.D. Thesis:
      Errors in Multiple Sequence Alignment and Phylogenetic Reconstruction


Landan G. and Graur D. (2007)
Heads or Tails: a simple reliability check for multiple sequence alignments.
Mol. Biol. Evol. 24:1380-3

Stone L., Landan G. and May R.M. (1996)
Detecting Time’s Arrow: A method for identifying nonlinearity and deterministic chaos in time-series data.
Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 263:1509-1513.

Landan G., Bdolah A., Wollberg Z., Kochva E. and Graur D. (1991)
The evolutionary history of the sarafotoxin/endothelin/endothelin-like superfamily.
J. Cardiovasc. Pharmacol. 17:517-519

Landan G., Bdolah A., Wollberg Z., Kochva E. and Graur D. (1991)
Evolution of the sarafotoxin/endothelin superfamily of proteins.
Toxicon 29:237-244

Landan G., Cohen G., Aharonowitz Y., Shuali Y., Graur D. and Shifman D. (1990)
Evolution of isopenicillin N synthase may have involved horizontal gene transfer.
Mol. Biol. Evol. 7:399-406