Thorsten Allers

Thorsten Allers

University of Nottingham

Thorsten uses genetics and biochemistry to understand how DNA replication, recombination and repair operate in archaea


  1. Ausiannikava, D, Mitchell, L, Marriott, H, Smith, V, Hawkins, M, Makarova, KS, Koonin, EV, Nieduszynski, CA, Allers, T. Evolution of Genome Architecture in Archaea: Spontaneous Generation of a New Chromosome in Haloferax volcanii. Mol. Biol. Evol. 2018;35 (8):1855-1868. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msy075. PubMed PMID:29668953 PubMed Central PMC6063281.
  2. Hawkins, M, Malla, S, Blythe, MJ, Nieduszynski, CA, Allers, T. Accelerated growth in the absence of DNA replication origins. Nature. 2013;503 (7477):544-547. doi: 10.1038/nature12650. PubMed PMID:24185008 PubMed Central PMC3843117.