Steve Henikoff – “Histone variants, nucleosome dynamics and epigenetics”

Speaker: Steve Henikoff, PhD, received a BS degree in Chemistry from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Harvard University, and carried out postdoctoral research at the University of Washington. He joined the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle in 1981, where he is a Member of the Basic Sciences Division and an Affiliate Professor of Genome Science at the University of Washington. He has been an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute since 1990 and a Member of the US National Academy of Sciences since 2005. He is co-Editor-in-Chief of Epigenetics & Chromatin, a member of the Editorial Boards of Trends in Genetics, Current Opinion in Genetics and Development and Genome Biology, and a member of the Scientific Adisory Boards of Epizyme, Inc. and the Chicago Biomedical Consortium. His laboratory studies chromatin processes, epigenetic inheritance, centromere structure, function and evolution, and develops tools for epigenomics.

Location: Biodesign Auditorium

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Date & Time: September 6th, 2012 12:00 p.m.

Title: Histone variants, nucleosome dynamics and epigenetics

Abstract: Dr. Henikoff will talk about histone variants, nucleosome dynamics and epigenetics.

Thank you and if you have questions please contact Amanda Wilber! And don’t forget, coffee will be served!

Amanda Wilber, Center for the Convergence of Physical Science and Cancer Biology

Arizona State University | P.O. Box 871504 | Tempe, AZ 85287

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