Galina V. Petukhova


Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Homologous Recombination
Office Phone


M.S., Dept of Biology, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Ph.D., Shemyakin & Ovchinnikov Inst. of Bioorganic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia

Representative Bibliography

Brick K, Thibault-Sennett S, Smagulova F, Lam KW, Pu Y, Pratto F, Camerini-Otero RD, Petukhova GV. Extensive sex differences at the initiation of genetic recombination (2018) Nature 561(7723):338-342

Smagulova F, Brick K, Pu Y, Camerini-Otero RD, Petukhova GV. The evolutionary turnover of recombination hot spots contributes to speciation in mice (2016) Genes Dev. 30: 266-80.

Pratto F, Brick K, Khil P, Smagulova F, Petukhova GV, Camerini-Otero RD. Recombination initiation maps of individual human genomes (2014) Science 346:1256442.

Brick, K., Smagulova, F., Khil, P., Camerini-Otero, R.D., and Petukhova, G.V. Genetic recombination is directed away from functional genomic elements in mice (2012) Nature 485:642-645.

Smagulova, F., Gregoretti, I.V., Brick, K., Khil, P., Camerini-Otero, R.D., and Petukhova, G.V. Genome-wide analysis reveals novel molecular features of mouse recombination hotspots (2011) Nature 472:375-378.