Press Releases Posts

Dr. Elizabeth Heller was recently awarded a research grant award from the SynGAP Research Fund to support her lab’s work in epigenetic regulation of SynGAP1-related intellectual disability. With the SynGAP…

July 22, 2020

EMBL is hosting a virtual workshop on Neuroepigenetics: From Cells to Behaviour and Disease. The event is co-organized by Roberto Bonasio and you can register online here.

Golnaz Vahedi is part of a team of researchers that received a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to investigate the impacts of childhood obesity on immune function. Read a…

February 14, 2020

Check out this press release from Penn Medicine News on a new paper published by the Vahedi lab on the role of chromatin misfolding in Type 1 Diabetes!

November 14, 2019

Work from the Berger lab on the epigenetics of social behavior in ants was recently featured in Penn Medicine News, the Scientist, and Science News. Congratulations to everyone involved!

November 1, 2019

From Black Lab: The Scientist recently featured coverage of a paper from Ben Black’s lab on advances in human artificial chromosome development. Read the article here – congratulations to everyone…

October 24, 2019

A new study published in Nature from the Berger lab explores how acetate, a byproduct of alcohol breakdown, changes the epigenetic environment of the brain. Read more here. Elizabeth Heller…

September 13, 2019

An article in Penn Today highlights the Penn Academy for Reproductive Sciences (PARS), a high school program geared at teaching high school girls about fertility, epigenetics, and other areas of…

September 3, 2019

A recent paper from the Asangani lab published in Cancer Discovery was highlighted in Penn Medicine News. Congratulations to all the authors!

Nature Review Genetics has recently highlighted a paper from the Cremins lab on Light-Activated Dynamic Looping. Congratulations to all the authors!