Figure 1. 3D render of the characteristic double helix structure of DNA. Although genes can now be easily identified and sequenced, knowledge of how nucleus structure affects gene regulation remain incomplete.

An Alternative Method to Understanding Nucleus Structure and Gene Expression

Gene Yang ‘19 Rapid growth of DNA sequencing technology in recent years has led to a wealth of data and the ability to easily identify genes and regulatory regions. However, our understanding of gene expression control, especially through long distances of several kilobases or megabases, remains limited.  As a result, the 4D Nucleome Project, an ongoing research initiative funded by the National Institutes of Health … Continue reading An Alternative Method to Understanding Nucleus Structure and Gene Expression