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The following class is scheduled for Winter 2016:

BC225/NB230 Chromatin Structure and Function 

Monday 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (~12:15 p.m.) and Thursday 9-10:30 a.m. (~10:15 a.m.)

Chromatin structural organization plays critical roles in regulating genome functions. This course focuses on current topics in epigenetics, chromatin regulation and nuclear dynamics in eukaryotes. Topics include histone and DNA modifications and modifying enzymes, chromatin assembly and remodeling, higher-order chromatin organization, micro RNA, and epigenetic regulation in stem cell differentiation, neuronal function, development and human diseases.

Instructors: Paolo Sassone-Corsi, Tim Bredy, Xing Dai, Ali Mortazavi, Irene Pedersen, Joan Steffan, Marcelo Wood and Kyoko Yokomori

Seminar speakers: Bing Ren (UCSD), Amanda Fisher (UK), Matthias Merkenschlager (UK), Sha Sun (UCI), Bob Spitale (UCI), Steve Jacobsen (UCLA), and more

Course syllabus: Please follow this link to view syllabus.

Requirements: Background in proteins and/or nucleic acids is required.  Exceptions are possible with the permission of an instructor.

Contact: Kyoko Yokomori, (949) 824-8215,