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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Friday, October 6, 2017, 12 - 1pm


Genetics Seminar Room NRB 350


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Friday, October 13, 2017, 12 - 1pm


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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

  • Anatomically and Functionally Distinct Lung Mesenchymal Populations arked by Lgr5 and Lgr6. Joo-Hyeon Lee, Joo-Hyeon Lee, Joo-Hyeon Lee, Tuomas Tammela, Matan Hofree, Jinwook Choi, Nemanja Despot Marjanovic, Seungmin Han, David Canner, Katherine Wu, Margherita Paschini, Dong Ha Bhang, Tyler Jacks, Aviv Regev, Carla F. Kim. Cell, USA 2017 September 7. Abstract

  • The metabolic function of cyclin D3-CDK6 kinase in cancer cell survival. Haizhen Wang, Brandon N. Nicolay, Joel M. Chick, Xueliang Gao, Yan Geng, Hong Ren, Hui Gao, Guizhi Yang, Juliet A. Williams, Jan M.Suski, Mark A. Keibler, Ewa Sicinska, Ulrike Gerdemann, W. Nicholas Haining,Thomas M. Roberts, Kornelia Polyak, Steven P. Gygi, Nicholas J. Dyson & Piotr Sicinski. 

  • ​​Failure to replicate a genetic signal for sex bias in the steppe migration into central Europe. Iosif Lazaridis, David Reich. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2017 May 5. Abstract

  • Spt5 Plays Vital Roles in the Control of Sense and Antisense Transcription ElongationAmeet Shetty, Scott P. Kallgren, Carina Demel, Kerstin C. Maier, Dan Spatt, Burak H. Alver, Patrick Cramer, Peter J. Park, Fred Winston. Molecular Cell, USA 2017 March 30. Abstract


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