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217th iCeMS Seminar : Prof Kirsten Sadler

December 13 2019

Prof Kirsten Sadler

New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

Epigenetic Compensation to Reduce Transposon Threat Promotes Liver Regeneration

Two major functions of the epigenome are to regulate gene expression and to suppress transposons. We identified a novel mechanism by which repressive epigenetic marks compensate for loss of DNA methylation in the liver. This effectively keeps transposons silent, but alleviates repression of genes that regulate liver regeneration, priming these genes for expression and enhancing liver regeneration.

Date/Time Friday,December 13, 2019/ 10:00–11:30
Venue Kyoto University Seifuso Villa
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Admission Free
Registration Not required
Language English
Host Kyoto University Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS)
Contact iCeMS Wang Lab : ohtan-g [at] icems.kyoto-u.ac.jp

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