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Chromosome Biology: DNA replication, Repair, Recombination and Segregation

Chromosome Biology
Faculty study mechanisms for maintaining high fidelity transmission of the genome on both eukaryotes, bacteria and viruses.
Associated Faculty Members
 Results From Molecular Biology : Selected site and subsites
Faculty NameResearch Description
Churchill, Mair
Structural biology of gene regulatory mechanisms
Davis, Richard
Programmed DNA elimination, novel RNAs, and RNA metabolism.
Hesselberth, Jay

Genomics of DNA and RNA Repair

Huang, Mingxia
Function and regulation of the DNA damage response.
Johnson, Aaron
Our work focuses on the formation and regulation of chromatin domains and their ultimate roles in the nucleus. We are particularly interested in the mechanisms of heterochromatin establishment and function.
Moore, Jeff
Research description:  Molecular regulation of the microtubule network in cell division and disease
Sclafani, Robert
The regulation of the eukaryotic cell cycle: DNA replication, repair and checkpoints important in cancer chemoprevention.
Wang, Jing
Genomic instability and cancer development; molecular mechanisms of somatic hypermutation and class switch recombination; metastasis and genomic instability.