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EMBO Member

Geneviève Almouzni

Institut Curie, Paris | France

EMBO 2000 | MemC 09–11 | Council 11–13 | PolAG 12– | Council 14–14 | Council 15–16

Chromatin dynamics

We have realized that beyond DNA carrying the genomic code, its packaging into the nucleus as chromatin provides a major source of information. How this info is imposed, changed and inherited is a focus of epigenetics. Our team is interested in the dynamics of this organization during development and cellular division. How this responds to various environmental conditions and is possibly compromised in various diseases is important to decipher.

Keywords: Epigenetics / chromatin / development / cellular DNA repair / replication / nuclear organisation

Subject area(s): Cell Cycle | Chromatin & Transcription | Genome Stability & Dynamics