WELCOME TO GENETICS AT HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

Reflecting the breadth of the field itself, the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School houses a faculty working on diverse problems, using a variety of approaches and model organisms, and having a unified focus on the genome as an organizing principle for understanding biological phenomena.

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Data Journal Club

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Friday, May 5, 2017, 12 - 1pm


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Genetics 2017 Seminar Series

Genetics 2017 Seminar Series


Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12 - 1pm


Genetics Seminar Room NRB 350


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Friday, May 12, 2017, 12 - 1pm


Genetics Seminar Room NRB 350


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Epigenetics Initiative

The Epigenetics Initiative and Annual Symposium have become an integral part of the HMS epigenetics community, not only to bring investigators and labs closer together, but also to provide support in the form of seed and travel grants.

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RECENT RESEARCH

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  • Simultaneous mapping of active DNA demethylation and sister chromatid exchange in single cells. Xiaoji Wu, Azusa Inoue, Tsukasa Suzuki, and Yi Zhang. Genes and Development, USA 2017 March 30. Abstract

  • A molecular census of arcuate hypothalamus and median eminence cell types​.  John N Campbell, Evan Z Macosko, Henning Fenselau, Tune H Pers, Anna Lyubetskaya, Danielle Tenen, Melissa Goldman, Anne M J Verstegen, Jon M Resch, Steven A McCarroll, Evan D Rosen, Bradford B Lowell, & Linus T Tsai. Nature Neuroscience, USA 2017 February 15. Abstract

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