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Nancy Saccone


October 2022

Brandon Pierce, PhD
Associate Professor
Departments of Public Health Sciences & Human Genetics
University of Chicago

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

presents, "Genetic and environmental determinants of DNA methylation in diverse human tissue types" Hosted by: Dr. Nancy Saccone In-person only:¬† Connor Auditorium (FLTC) Talk abstract: Tissue-specific characterization of variability in DNA methylation (DNAm) is needed to understand its role in gene regulation and its relevance to complex traits. We generated array-based DNAm profiles for ~1000 human samples from the Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) project, representing 9 tissue types. ¬†This talk will highlight (1) the contribution of inherited genetic variation and tobacco…

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