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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Upcoming Events

Craig Albertson
Craig Albertson: Genetics Special Seminar

Craig Albertson: Genetics Special Seminar


Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 12 - 1pm


NRB 350


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NRB 350
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Evan Kingsley and…
Data Journal Club

Data Journal Club


Friday, June 2, 2017, 12 - 1pm


Genetics Seminar Room NRB 350


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Genetics Seminar Room NRB 350
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Robert Goldstein
Genetics 2017 Seminar Series

Genetics 2017 Seminar Series


Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 12 - 1pm


Genetics Seminar Room NRB 350


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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

  • 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 Elongation. Ameet Shetty, Scott P. Kallgren, Carina Demel, Kerstin C. Maier, Dan Spatt, Burak H. Alver, Patrick Cramer, Peter J. Park, Fred Winston. Genes and Development, USA 2017 March 30. Abstract


  • 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

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