Dr. Eran Meshorer

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel



2003 Ph.D., Molecular neuroscience, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1999 M.Sc., Molecular microbiology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1996 B.Sc., Biology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


  1. Nissim-Rafinia M and Meshorer E (2011) Fluorescence recovery after photobleaching of chromatin proteins in embryonic stem cells. J Vis Exp. In press.
  2. Badi Sri, S, Takizawa T and Meshorer E (2010) Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) in mouse hippocampal cells and tissues. Methods Mol Biol, In press.
  3. Gaspar-Maia A, Alajem A, Meshorer E and Ramalho-Santos M (2010) Open chromatin in stem cells and pluripotency. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol, 12(1):36-47.
  4. Mattout, A and Meshorer E (2010) Chromatin and nuclear architecture in pluripotent embryonic stem cells. Curr Opin Cell Biol, 22:334-341.
  5. Schwartz S, Meshorer E and Ast G (2009) Chromatin organization marks exon-intron structure. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 16:990-996 (cover).
  6. Gaspar-Maia A, Alajem A, Polesso F, Sridharan R, Mason MJ, Heidersbach A, Ramalho-Santos J, McManus MT, Plath K, Meshorer E, Ramalho-Santos M (2009) Chd1 regulates open chromatin and pluripotency of embryonic stem cells. Nature, 460: 863-868.
  7. Raghu Ram EVS and Meshorer E (2009) Transcriptional competence in pluripotency. Genes Dev. 23:2793-8.
  8. Efroni, S, Melcer S, Nissim-Rafinia M and Meshorer E (2009) Cells do play with dice: a statistical physics view of transcription. Cell Cycle. 8:43-48.
  9. Prokocimer M, Davidovich M, Nissim-Rafinia M, Wiesel-Motiuk N, Bar D, Barkan R, Meshorer E and Gruenbaum Y (2009) Nuclear lamins: key regulators of nuclear structure and activities. J Cell Mol Med. 13:1059-1085.
  10. Efroni S, Duttagupta R, Cheng J, Dehghani H, Hoeppner DJ, Dash C, Bazett-Jones DP, Le Grice S, McKay RDG, Buetow KH, Gingeras TR, Misteli T, Meshorer E (2008) Global transcription in pluripotent embryonic stem cells. Cell Stem Cell, 2:437-447.
  11. Takizawa T and Meshorer E (2008) Chromatin and nuclear architecture in the central nervous system. Trends Neurosci. 31:343-352.
  12. Meshorer E and Gruenbaum Y (2008) Gone with the Wnt/Notch: stem cells in laminopathies, progeria and aging. J Cell Biol. 181:9-13.
  13. Meshorer E (2008) Imaging chromatin in embryonic stem cells. StemBook, doi/10.3824/stembook.1.2.1,
  14. Meshorer E (2007) Chromatin in embryonic stem cell neuronal differentiation. Histol. istopathol. 22:311-319.
  15. Meshorer E, Yellajoshula D, George E, Scambler PJ, Brown D and Misteli T (2006) Hyperdynamic plasticity of chromatin proteins in pluripotent embryonic stem cells. Dev Cell, 10:105-116.
  16. Meshorer E and Soreq H (2006) Virtues and woes of acetylcholinesterase alternative splicing in stress related neuropathology. Trends Neurosci. 29:216-224.
  17. Meshorer E, Bryk B, Toiber D, Cohen J, Podoly E, Dori A and Soreq H (2005) SC35 promotes sustainable stress-induced alternative splicing of neuronal acetylcholinesterase mRNA. Mol. Psych. 10:985-997. [Lilly award winner. Cover].
  18. Meshorer E, Biton I, Ben-Shaul Y, Assaf Y, Soreq H and Cohen Y (2005) Brain diffusion and transport abnormalities under cholinergic imbalance. FASEB J. 19:910-22.
  19. Meshorer E, Toiber D, Zurel D, Sahly I, Dori A, Cagnano E, Schreiber L, Grisaru D, Tronche F and Soreq H (2004) Combinatorial Complexity of 5’ Alternative ACHE Transcripts and Protein Products. J. Biol. Chem. 279:29740-29751.
  20. Stoilov P, Meshorer E, Gencheva M, Glick D, Soreq H and Stamm S (2002) Defects in pre-mRNA processing as causes of and predisposition to diseases. DNA Cell Biol. 21:803-818
  21. Meshorer E and Soreq H (2002) Pre-mRNA splicing modulations in senescence. Aging Cell 1:10-16 (Cover).
  22. Meshorer E, Erb C, Gazit R, Pavlovsky L, Kaufer D, Friedman A, Glick D, Ben-Arie N and Soreq H (2002) Alternative splicing and neuritic mRNA translocation under long-term neuronal hypersensitivity. Science, 295:508-512.
  23. Lev-Lehman E, Evron T, Broide RS, Meshorer E, Ariel I, Seidman S and Soreq H (2000) Synaptogenesis and myopathy under acetylcholinesterase overexpression. J. Mol. Neurosci. 14:93-105.
  24. Sigalevich P, Meshorer E, Helman Y and Cohen Y (2000) Transition from anaerobic growth conditions of the sulfate reducing bacterium Desufovibrio oxyclinae resulting in floculation. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66:5005-5012