Omri Wurtzel

PhD in Molecular Genetics
Weizmann Institute of Science
Dissertation Topic: The complexity of the prokaryotic transcriptome. 

Journals:

O. Wurtzel, R. Sapra, B. Simmons, R. Sorek. 2010. A single-base resolution map of an archaeal transcriptome. Genome Research, 20(1):133-41.
                                                               
• Stern, L. Keren, O. Wurtzel, G. Amitai, R. Sorek. 2010. Self-targeting by CRISPR: gene regulation or autoimmunity? Trends in Genetics, 26(8):335-340.

O. Wurtzel, M. Dori-Bachash, S. Pietrokovski, E. Jurkevitch, R. Sorek. 2010. Mutation detection with next-generation resequencing through a mediator genome. PLoS ONE, 5(12):e15628.

• S. He*, O. Wurtzel*, K. Singh, J. Froula, S. Yilmaz, Z. Wang, F. Chen, EA Lindquist, R. Sorek, P. Hugenholtz. 2010. Validation of two commercial ribosomal RNA removal methods for microbial metatranscriptomics.
Nature Methods, 7:807-812.

Article in Conference Proceedings:

• D.R. Yoder-Himes, P.S.G. Chain, Y. Zhu, O. Wurtzel, E.M. Rubin, J.M. Tiedje and R. Sorek. Mapping the Burkholderia cenocepacia niche response via high-throughput sequencing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2009. USA, 106(10):3976-3981