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Beery  Yaakov

Beery Yaakov


M.S., Department of Life Science,  Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 2010

Current position

Ph.D. student, Department of Life Science at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev


  1. Yaakov B. and Kashkush K. (2013) High resolution detection of genetic changes associated with transposons. Bio-protocol.org, 3(11): http://www.bio-protocol.org/wenzhang.aspx?id=788.
  2. Yaakov B. and Kashkush K. (2013) Detection of DNA methylation changes surrounding transposable elements. Bio-protocol.org, 3(11): http://www.bio-protocol.org/wenzhang.aspx?id=784.
  3. Yaakov B.1, Meyer K.1, Ben-David S. and Kashkush K. (2013) Substantial copy number variation of transposable elements in Triticum-Aegilops genus revealed evolutionary and revolutionary changes following allopolyploidization. Plant Cell Reports, submitted.
  4. Ben-David S.1, Yaakov B.1 and Kashkush K. (2013) Genome-wide analysis of short interspersed nuclear elements (SINEs) revealed high sequence conservation, gene association and transpositional activity in wheat. The Plant Journal, submitted.
  5. Yaakov, B.1, Ben-David, S.1 and Kashkush, K. (2013). Genome-wide analysis of Stowaway-like MITEs in wheat reveals high sequence conservation, gene association, and genomic diversification. Plant Physiol 161(1): 486-496.
  6. Yaakov, B. and Kashkush, K. (2012). Mobilization of Stowaway-like MITEs in newly formed allohexaploid wheat species. Plant Mol Biol 80(4-5): 419-427.    
  7. Yaakov B., Ceylan E., Domb K. and Kashkush K. (2012). MITEs provide new insights into the wheat phylogeny. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 124: 1365-1373.
  8. Yaakov, B. and Kashkush, K. (2011). Methylation, transcription, and rearrangements of transposable elements in synthetic allopolyploids. Int J Plant Genomics 2011: 569826.    
  9. Yaakov, B. and Kashkush, K. (2011). Massive alterations of the methylation patterns around DNA transposons in the first four generations of a newly formed wheat allohexaploid. Genome 54(1): 42-49.   
  10. Khasdan, V.1, Yaakov, B.1, Kraitshtein, Z. and Kashkush, K. (2010). Developmental timing of DNA elimination following allopolyploidization in wheat. Genetics 185(1): 387-390.    
  11. Kraitshtein, Z., Yaakov, B., Khasdan, V. and Kashkush, K. (2010). Genetic and epigenetic dynamics of a retrotransposon after allopolyploidization of wheat. Genetics 186(3): 801-812.    

    1These authors have contributed equally to this work. 
Protocols by Beery Yaakov
  1. Detection of DNA Methylation Changes Surrounding Transposable Elements
  2. High Resolution Detection of Genetic Changes Associated with Transposons