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Chromosome Biology


scientific focus area thumbnail logoChromosome Biology studies how gene-encoding DNA interplays with the histone proteins it is intricately wound around to define how cells –and by extension organisms— develop, function, and remain healthy. A major aspectt of this field is epigenetics, the study of environmental changes to the genome that occur above the level of DNA.

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