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.
NewsMarch 2018Fantastic work by Raffaella Nativio and colleagues on providing new insight into Alzheimer’s diseaseCongratulations to our graduate student, Enrique Lin, for being selected to attend the 68th Lindau Nobel Meeting among 600 young scientists across 68 countries!February 2018Congratulations to Brian Capell for winning the Basic/Translational Research Award!Congratulations Payel Sen on her 2017 Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging!Celebrating our published workVery excited to share the manuscript on the epigenetic regulator and cancer gene, KMT2D (MLL4), and its role in epithelial homeostasis!January 2018Former grad student, Philipp Mews, receives the Tom Kadesch Prize
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. >