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.
NewsMay 2019Congrats to Charly Good on receiving an F32 NRSA postdoctoral grant from the NCI!Congratulations to Lacey Luense on winning the Best Trainee Talk at the Cornell Center for Reproductive Genomics Symposium.Congratulations to our graduate student, Sierra McDonald, on receiving two grants: Pre-doctoral fellowship from the NIH and the Parker Scholar Award from the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy!Check out a news release in German from our collaborators at Universität Bonn about our most recent paper in Science Advances looking at p63’s role in epithelial enhancer establishment at craniofacial genesCheck out our newest research article in Science Advances by Enrique Lin Shiao, looking at the role of p63 in enhancer establishment and it’s molecular roles in cleft lipApril 2019Congrats Shelley Berger, newly inducted NAS member!Congratulations to Dr. Enrique Lin-Shiao who defended and passed his thesis yesterday!
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 Institute at Penn School of Medicine. Dr. Berger is an elected member of the National Academy of Science, the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Association for Advancement of Science.Learn more about Shelley L. Berger, PhD. >