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2018 Scientific Report

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Center for Epigenetics

Center for Epigenetics Peter A. Jones, Ph.D., D.Sc. Director The Center’s researchers study epigenetics and epigenomics in health and disease, with the ultimate goal of developing novel therapies to treat cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. The Center collaborates extensively with other VARI research groups and with external partners to maximize its efforts to develop therapies that target epigenetic mechanisms. 20 | VAN ANDEL RESEARCH INSTITUTE SCIENTIFIC REPORT

Methyl (red) and acetyl (light blue) groups as epigenetic marks on nucleosomes and DNA. Image by Nicole Ethen, formerly of the Williams lab.

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