Rob Martienssen, "Germline reprogramming and epigenetic inheritance: how to avoid bad karma"

Monday, May 22, 2017

4:00 pm

Clark Auditorium Map

Sponsored by:
Department of Biology

Rob Martienssen is a Professor and HHMI Investigator at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Martienssen, a pioneer in the study of epigenetics, investigates mechanisms involved in gene regulation and stem cell fate in yeast and model plants including Arabidopsis and maize. He and his colleagues have shed light on a phenomenon called position-effect variegation, caused by inactivation of a gene positioned near densely packed chromosomal material called heterochromatin. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Monday, May 22, 2017
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Clark Auditorium Map

Free and open to the public


Seminar Science 

Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends