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Welcome to the Center for Epigenetics at the University of Florida.

To contact the Center, please direct inquiries to:

Thomas P. Yang, Ph.D.
Professor and Director
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Center for Epigenetics
Box 100245
1600 SW Archer Rd.
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL 32610
Tel: 352-294-8401

Upcoming CEG Seminars


January 6 - 2:00pm - MBI LG-101A
Eva Nogales, PhD
Sr. Faculty Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
University of California, Berkeley
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Member, National Academy of Sciences
Topic: Mechanistic insights into microtubule dynamics and transcription initiation from cryo-EM structures

March 13 - 4:00pm - CGRC 451
Paul Wade, PhD
Deputy Chief and Senior Investigator
Epigenetics & Stem Cell Biology Laboratory
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Research Triangle Park, NC

March 27 - 4:00pm - CGRC 451
Steven Henikoff, Ph.D.
Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Seattle, WA
Topic: Genome-wide mapping of protein-DNA interaction dynamics

April 10 - 4:00pm - CGRC 451
Alex Ruthenburg, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Dept. Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
University of Chicago
Topic: A cartography of chromatin's terra incognita: redefining the contours of the epigenetic landscape and discovering new layers of regulation

Doctoral Curriculum and Training

The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) Concentration of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (IDP) in the College of Medicine offers a focused training curriculum in epigenetics. In addition to participating as research mentors in epigenetics, CEG faculty are closely involved in teaching courses tailored to training in epigenetics. These courses may be taken in fulfillment of requirements for the IDP. This sequence of courses consist of:

BCH 6415 Advanced Molecular and Cell Biology (Dr. Yang, coordinator; Spring, 3 credit hrs.)
BCH 7410 Advanced Gene Regulation (Dr. Huang, coordinator; Fall, 1 credit hr.)
BCH 7412 Epigenetics of Human Disease and Development (Dr. Lu, coordinator; Fall, 1 credit hr.)
BCH 7414 Advanced Chromatin Structure (Dr. Yang, coordinator; Spring; 1 credit hr.)
GMS 6195 Epigenetics Journal Club (Drs. Kladde and Yang, coordinators; Fall and Spring; 1 credit hr.)

For the full Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Concentration curriculum, go to:


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