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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, December 21, 2018, 12 - 1pm


Genetics Seminar Room NRB 350


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Friday, January 11, 2019, 12 - 1pm


Genetics Seminar Room NRB 350


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Friday, January 18, 2019, 12 - 1pm


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Epigenetics and Gene Dynamics Initiative

The Epigenetics and Gene Dynamics Initiative and Annual Symposium have become an integral part of the HMS epigenetics, chromatin and gene regulation communities, 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

  • Spt6 Is Required for the Fidelity of Promoter Selection. Doris S.M, Chuang J, Viktorovskaya O, Murawska M, Spatt D, Churchman L.S, Winston F.M. 2018.  Molecular Cell, USA 2018 November.  Article

  • Acute perturbation of Pet1-neuron activity in neonatal mice impairs cardiorespiratory homeostatic recovery. Dosumu-Johnson R.T., Corcoran A.E., Chang YJ., Nattie, E., Dymecki S. eLife, 2018 Oct. 23. Article

  • Different Neuronal Activity Patterns Induce Different Gene Expression Programs. Kelsey M. Tyssowski, Nicholas R. DeStefino, Jin-Hyung Cho, Carissa J. Dunn, Robert G. Poston, Crista E. Carty, Richard D. Jones, Sarah M. Chang, Palmyra Romeo, Mary K. Wurzelmann, James M. Ward, Mark L. Andermann, Ramendra N. Saha, Serena M. Dudek, Jesse M. Gray. Neuron, USA 2018 May 2. Article

  • 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

 

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