Our lab focuses on mechanisms that regulate gene expression with a special emphasis on how the DNA-packaging structure of chromatin is manipulated during genomic processes. Our findings inform the study of cancer and other diseases, and ultimately drug discovery.


June 2017Check out our recent work published in Nature by former graduate Philipp MewsMay 2017Our Undergraduate Student Erik Kerkhoven has Graduated and is Heading to a New Job at Amazon!Our Graduate Student Enrique Lin-Shiao Presents His Work at Epigenetic Floor Talks!Dr. Lacey Luense to be awarded the 2017 Lalor Foundation Merit AwardMarch 2017Shelley receives the Glen Award for research in biological mechanisms of agingOur lab is awarded a grant for faculty mentoring undergraduate researchEpigenetics of Aging Symposium is successfully held at Penn

Shelley L. Berger, PhD.

Shelley Berger, Ph.D., is the Daniel S. Och University Professor at University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and is a faculty member in the Cell & Developmental Biology Department and the Genetics Department in the Perelman School of Medicine, as well as the Biology Department in the School of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Berger also serves as Director of the Epigenetics Program at Penn School of Medicine.

Learn more about Shelley L. Berger, PhD. >

We are Privileged to Collaborate With the Best