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The switch from maternal factors involves dynamic reprogramming of the zygotic genome.

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New technologies reveal the dynamic changes in mouse and human embryos during the first week after fertilization.

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image: Study: DNA Folding Patterns Revealed

Study: DNA Folding Patterns Revealed

By Aggie Mika | July 28, 2017

Recent data suggest that instead of folding into rigid higher-order structures, chromatin is malleable and diverse.

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image: Methylation Maestro

Methylation Maestro

By Anna Azvolinsky | January 1, 2017

After initially discovering that DNA methylation represses transcription, Howard Cedar continues to explore how the epigenetic mark regulates gene expression.

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