Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressor Genes, Gene Regulation and Transcription Factors
National Jewish Health, Integrated Department of Immunology
Must have completed at least three years of college
Number of Openings: 1
determine how transcription factors and epigenetic regulators control gene
expression in normal B lymphocyte development and leukemia.
The student will assist with studies of EBF, which functions as a "pioneer" factor in early B cell development. EBF directs progenitor cells to become B cells. This occurs, in part, due to EBF-dependent modifications of chromatin structure.