Danny Reinberg - Epigenetics: One genome, multiple phenotypes
Max Planck Special Guest Lecture Series
- Date: Jul 6, 2017
- Time: 13:00 c.t. - 14:00
- Speaker: Danny Reinberg
- Howard Hughes Medical Institute NYU, Langone School of Medicine at Smilow Research Center, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
- Location: MPI-IE
- Room: Main Lecture Hall
- Host: Nicola Iovino
Danny Reinberg from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (NY,USA) joins the Special Guest Seminar Series 2017. On July 6th, 2017 at 1pm he will give a talk about “Epigenetics: One genome, multiple phenotypes”. The talk will take place in the Main Lecture of the institute.
The Reinberg lab investigates the regulation of gene expression in higher eukaryotes, with particular attention to the role of chromatin structure and processes that regulate it, which are fundamental for the epigenetic inheritance of transcriptional states. In recent years our research has focused on chromatin-modifying complexes and the means by which they are recruited to target sites on the genome thus establishing distinct cell identities. Recent work has unveiled a key and complex role of non-coding RNAs in these processes. Finally, a separate but related research projects aims at establishing the social insects ants as model system for epigenetic research.
source: Reinberg Lab