MAGGERTLABORATORY

The research in my laboratory is directed at understanding how chromosome structure affects gene regulation, and how gene expression affects genome stability.


Many diseases – chief among them cancer – exhibit genome instability, chromosome rearrangement, transposable element mobilizations, and hypermutation.  The source of these instabilities is not generally know, but growing evidence links it to the ribosomal DNA and nucleolus, the subjects of study in my laboratory.


We use the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, whose unparalleled tools in genetics, genome manipulation, and epigenetics allows us to develop, test, and refine hypotheses relevant to human disease.

Projects

Epigenetic Instability

Heterochromatin

Ribosomal DNA

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the Maggert Laboratory

Affairs



Regular Goings-On

Regular Meetings

Monday

          Cancer Biology Colloquium

          Genome Instability Working Group


Tuesday

          Molecular & Cellular Biology Seminar

          Gut Group Gathering


Wednesday

          Genetics Seminar


Thursday

          Molecular & Cellular Biology Journal Club

          Cellular & Molecular Medicine Seminar


Friday

          Collaborative Cancer Grand Rounds

          Ted Weinert's Journal Club — on hiatus

Genome Rearrangements


Golly-gosh, Farah's paper was just submitted for review!



Updated 2021-10-14