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David B Bensimon, M.M.Sc., M.M.Sc., Ph.D.

   
Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Member, California NanoSystems Institute

Education:
Degrees:
M.M.Sc., Weizmann Institute, 1980
M.M.Sc., Technion, 1976
M.M.Sc., Technion, 1976
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1986

Certifications:
Certification Type:
2007 UCLA, Regent’s Professor
2006 ICAM, ICAM Fellow , KITP- UCSB

Contact Information:
Email Address: bensimon@chem.ucla.edu
Work Email Address: bensimon@chem.ucla.edu
Work Address: Young Hall 3050

UNITED STATES
Home Page: http://www.chemistry.ucla.edu/news/item?item_id=32439
Office Phone Number: (310) 206-4600
Work Phone Number: 1 (310) 206-0625

Selected Publications:

Manosas Maria, Spiering Michelle M, Ding Fangyuan, Bensimon David, Allemand Jean-François, Benkovic Stephen J, Croquette Vincent, Mechanism of strand displacement synthesis by DNA replicative polymerases, Nucleic acids research, 2012, 40 (13), 6174-86.
De Cian Anne, Praly Elise, Ding Fangyuan, Singh Vijender, Lavelle Christophe, Le Cam Eric, Croquette Vincent, Piétrement Olivier, Bensimon David, ATP-independent cooperative binding of yeast Isw1a to bare and nucleosomal DNA, PloS one, 2012, 7 (2), e31845.
Lionnet Timothée, Allemand Jean-François, Revyakin Andrey, Strick Terence R, Saleh Omar A, Bensimon David, Croquette Vincent, Magnetic trap construction, Cold Spring Harbor protocols, 2012, 2012 (1), 133-8.
Lionnet Timothée, Allemand Jean-François, Revyakin Andrey, Strick Terence R, Saleh Omar A, Bensimon David, Croquette Vincent, Single-molecule studies using magnetic traps, Cold Spring Harbor protocols, 2012, 2012 (1), 34-49.
Manosas Maria, Meglio Adrien, Spiering Michelle M, Ding Fangyuan, Benkovic Stephen J, Barre François-Xavier, Saleh Omar A, Allemand Jean François, Bensimon David, Croquette Vincent, Magnetic tweezers for the study of DNA tracking motors, Methods in enzymology, 2010, 475 (4), 297-320.
Meglio Adrien, Praly Elise, Ding Fangyuan, Allemand Jean-Francois, Bensimon David, Croquette Vincent, Single DNA/protein studies with magnetic traps, Current opinion in structural biology, 2009, 19 (5), 615-22.
Mosconi Francesco, Allemand Jean François, Bensimon David, Croquette Vincent, Measurement of the torque on a single stretched and twisted DNA using magnetic tweezers, Physical review letters, 2009, 102 (7), 078301.
Lia Giuseppe, Semsey Szabolcs, Lewis Dale E A, Adhya Sankar, Bensimon David, Dunlap David, Finzi Laura, The antiparallel loops in gal DNA, Nucleic acids research, 2008, 36 (12), 4204-10.