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About: matthewjn1

Graduate student in the McKay Lab at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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Making time matter: how hormone pulses direct chromatin accessibility during development

Posted by on August 8th, 2017

Each of our cells has the same genetic information and thus the same potential to become a part of a heart, brain, or a finger. Somehow though, during development our cells manage to figure out exactly which type of cell they should be and which body parts they should help compose. The key to making[…]