Press Releases

  • Golnaz Vahedi is part of a team of researchers that received a grant from the…

    - May 07, 2020
  • Check out this press release from Penn Medicine News on a new paper published by…

    - February 14, 2020
  • Work from the Berger lab on the epigenetics of social behavior in ants was recently…

    - November 14, 2019
  • The Scientist recently featured coverage of a paper from Ben Black’s lab on advances in…

    - November 01, 2019
  • A new study published in Nature from the Berger lab explores how acetate, a byproduct…

    - October 24, 2019
  • An article in Penn Today highlights the Penn Academy for Reproductive Sciences (PARS), a high…

    - September 13, 2019
  • A recent paper from the Asangani lab published in Cancer Discovery was highlighted in Penn…

    - September 03, 2019
  • Nature Review Genetics has recently highlighted a paper from the Cremins lab on Light-Activated Dynamic…

    - August 12, 2019
  • A recent paper published in Cell on human artificial chromosomes from the Black lab has…

    - July 30, 2019
  • Penn Medicine News recently highlighted a new paper from the Greenberg lab. Read more here!

    - June 13, 2019
  • Dr. Mitch Lazar has been selected to receive the 2019 Rolf Luft Award from the Karolinska…

    - March 14, 2019
  • Disease-Associated Short Tandem Repeats Co-localize with Chromatin Domain Boundaries Read More.

    - September 17, 2018
  • How Dad’s Genes Can Prepare Mom for Parenthood Read More

    - July 31, 2018
  • Worker Ants: You Could Have Been Queens Read More

    - July 26, 2018
  • Using statistics to uncover the truth about individual cells Read More

    - July 02, 2018
  • Penn Study Shows that the “Epigenetic Landscape” is Protective in Normal Aging, Impaired in Alzheimer’s…

    - March 07, 2018
  • Penn Study on Super-silenced DNA Hints at New Ways to Reprogram Cells   Read More. 

    - March 01, 2018
  • How Does a Cell Maintain its Identity During Replication?   Read More. 

    - March 01, 2018
  • Highly Mutated Protein in Skin Cancer Plays Central Role in Skin Cell Renewal   Read…

    - February 26, 2018
  • “Icebreaker” Protein Opens Genome for T cell Development, Penn Researchers Find Read More

    - February 20, 2018
  • New genomic analyses indicate that pioneer transcription factors can sample a diverse repertoire of common…

    - January 31, 2018
  • Penn Study on Super-silenced DNA Hints at New Ways to Reprogram Cells Learn More

    - January 05, 2018
  • Penn Study Shows How Female Immune Cells Keep Their Second X Chromosome Shut Off Learn…

    - October 18, 2017
  • Research led by Rajan Jain and Jonathan Epstein of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests…

    - October 12, 2017
  • PIK professors Michael Platt and Shelley Berger are embarking on a joint research project focused…

    - October 10, 2017
  • Cell Stress Response Sheds Light on Treating Inflammation-related Cancer, Aging Learn More

    - October 04, 2017
  • How Brain Develops Before Birth is Tightly Controlled by RNA Modification Learn More  

    - September 30, 2017
  • Detection of early pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma with thrombospondin-2 and CA19-9 blood markers Learn More.

    - September 11, 2017
  • Doris Wagner shows PREs broadly underpin Polycomb recruitment in plant Learn More.  

    - August 21, 2017
  • Gene-Editing-Induced Changes in Ant Social Communication Cement the Insect’s Utility for Biomedical Research Learn More….

    - August 10, 2017
  • How DNA Damage Turns Immune Cells Against Cancer: New findings suggest modifying the cell replication…

    - July 31, 2017
  • Penn Team Identifies Genetic Target for Growing Hardier Plants Under Stress Learn More.

    - April 24, 2017
  • Penn Study Finds Sons of Cocaine-using Fathers Have Profound Memory Impairments Learn More.  

    - February 24, 2017
  • Stem Cells Collected From Fat May Have Use in Anti-Aging Treatments Learn More.

    - February 24, 2017
  • We are pleased to announce the elevation to Institute status of the Penn Epigenetics Program….

    - January 09, 2017
  • 27th Annual Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience Retreat Wednesday, December 14, 2016 BRB Auditorium and Lobby…

    - December 09, 2016
  • Epigenetic regulation of intestinal stem cells by Tet1-mediated DNA hydroxymethylation Learn More.

    - December 01, 2016
  • First Glimpse of End-of Chromosome Repair in Real Time Penn Study Describes Mechanism of Chromosome…

    - October 27, 2016
  • New Mouse Model Points to Drug Target Potentially Useful for Increasing Social Interaction in Autism…

    - September 08, 2016
  • Penn Biologists Reveal How Sleep Deprivation Harms Memory Learn More.  

    - August 22, 2016