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EVENT DESCRIPTION  
 
Event Type:  Lecture (This is an NIH Science event)
 
Title:  Gary Felsenfeld Horwitz Prize Lecture
 
Description:  Dr. Gary Felsenfeld, NIDDK senior investigator and NIH distinguished investigator, is a 2016 recipient of the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize. Columbia University gives the award to recognize outstanding basic research in biology or biochemistry. Since the prize was first awarded in 1967, 43 awardees have gone on to win Nobel Prizes.

Felsenfeld’s research has focused on how chromatin proteins regulate the biochemical behavior and structure of DNA within the cell’s nucleus, including the processes of cellular differentiation and how embryos develop.

Understanding the changes in chromatin structure and function associated with both normal and abnormal growth and development is essential to advancing progress in diseases such as cancer and diabetes. Felsenfeld’s work helped lead to the formation of the epigenetics field.
 
Series Name:  NIDDK Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) Monthly Seminar Series
 
Videocast:  Event will not be videocast
 
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EVENT DATE/TIME  
 
Date/Time: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   1:00pm - 2:00pm Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
 
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EVENT SPEAKER(S)  
 
Name:   Gary Felsenfeld
Title:   NIH Distinguished Investigator
Organization:   NIDDK/LMB
City/Province:   Bethesda
State:   Maryland
Country:   USA
 

EVENT SPONSOR(S)  
 
Organization(s):  NIDDK, NIH - Laboratory of Molecular Biology
 

EVENT LOCATION  
 
Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  Building 5
Room:  127
 
Street Address:  5 Center Drive
City:  Bethesda
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20892
 

EVENT CONTACT(S)  
 
Name:   Jinwei Zhang
E-mail:   jinwei.zhang@nih.gov
Phone:   3014024703
 
 
 
 
 
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