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.

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February 11, 2020
Happy Women in Science Day!
February 05, 2020
Our very own, Khoa Tran, is featured as today’s Unique Scientist! Check out his great story below!
January 31, 2020
Check out our lab manager pinning a super soldier!
January 22, 2020
Check out our ant team, including postdoc Balint Kacsoh and lab manager Cristina Brady sharing their exciting research findings on leaf cutter ants to members of the Liberty Science Center
January 16, 2020
Postdoc, Balint Kacsoh, at the Liberty Science Center collecting leaf cutter samples for the lab with a parrot supervisor!
January 10, 2020
Enjoying a warm drink with our data analyst Joan Lim on her last day. Thank you for all of your help and best of luck with the new job!
January 10, 2020
Congrats to Camille Syrett and Enrique Lin Shiao‚Ā© for receiving the 2019 Kadesch Prize in Genetics! Fantastic talks from both!!
January 07, 2020
We are excited to have Enrique Lin Shiao visit this Friday to accept the 2019 Kadesch Prize from Penn Genetics . Not only is he a fantastic scientist, he is also a tireless advocate for science outreach! Congrats Enrique!!!
Shelley L. Berger, Ph.D.

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.

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