Scientific sessions of the PRBB centres funded by the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park
22/06/201812:00MARIE CURIEPRBB-CRG SessionsErez LiebermanDepartment of Genetics at the Baylor College of Medicine, Texas USA"A 3D code in the human genome"Host: Postdocs Students (CRG)Abstract:Stretched out from end-to-end, the human genome – a sequence of 3 billion chemical letters inscribed in a
molecule called DNA – is over 2 meters long. Famously, short stretches of DNA fold into a double helix, which
wind around histone proteins to form the 10nm fiber. But what about longer pieces? Does the genome’s fold
influence function? How does the information contained in such an ultra-dense packing even remain
In this talk, I describe our work...