In a nutshell, epigenetics is additional information layered on top of our genetic code—information that determines how that genetic code is used. It tells a liver cell to do liver things and a brain cell to do brain things.Read More
CEEHRC Network experts answer the question,
"what is epigenetics?"
Abnormal histone modifications affect expression of key epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT) marker genes, driving cancer metastasis.
Benjamin Lebeau's research focuses on the oncogenic and epigenetic impact of CTCF mutations or copy number loss in breast cancer.
Dr. Giacomo Grillo is a post doctoral fellow at the University of Toronto where he studies chromatin and transposable element activation in prostate cancer.
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