At the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI), researchers examine epigenetics to learn how changes in a person’s gene expression — often shaped by environment and life experiences — can be passed down to our children.
Do I Have an Exact Duplicate?
Although it is fun to imagine finding your doppelganger, genetic variation is the foundation of evolution and is essentially what keeps the human race thriving.
Transgenerational Epigenetics: We Are More Complicated Than the Genes We Inherit
If genetics is the screenplay for a film, epigenetics is the film’s director.
Diet and Disease: Exciting Epigenetics Discoveries at the Nadeau Lab
PNRI’s Nadeau Lab has provided some surprising answers about the mechanism that leads from a high-fat diet to the development of intestinal cancer.
Meet PNRI Scientist: Andrea Knecht
“Epigenetics is basically a change in biology that is not fully explained by DNA.”
Animal Model Shows High-Fat Diets Cause Inflammation and Cancer, But Type of Fat Matters
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