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JCCC Research Seminar Featuring Dr. Brian Strahl
Cracking the "Hiistone code": New Lessons Learned from UHRF1
Date: 11/20/2013
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: 63-105 CHS
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, California 90095

JCCC SeminarDr. Brian Strahl

Presented by:
Brian Strahl, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Dr. Strahl's lab is exploring the role of histone-modifying enzymes in RNA polymerase II (RNAPII) transcription. His team has supported the finding that a variety of enzymes that either methylate, acetylate or ubiquitylate histones, contribute to transcription elongation and are associated with the elongating form of RNAPII. Current efforts are aimed at understanding how these enzymes (and their modifications) contribute to chromatin organization, gene regulation and how their dysregulation leads to cancer.

Light lunch served

Sponsored by the JCCC Gene Regulation Program Area