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|Title:||Grand Rounds - Farah D. Lubin, Ph.D. - Histone methylation-mediated epigenetics in memory|
|Date:||10.15.2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm|
|Location:||CPM 2nd Auditorium|
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DescriptionHistone methylation-mediated epigenetics in memory
Farah D. Lubin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurobiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Objectives: (1) To understand how basic science researchers are studying epigenetic mechanisms during the process of long-term memory (LTM) formation; (2) To understand how gene activation and silencing are targets of epigenetic mechanisms in post-mitotic neurons; (3) To understand that epigenetic histone methylation mechanisms plays important roles in memory and synaptic connectivity in the adult brain; and, (4) To understand how dysfunction in this process likely gives rise to cognitive deficits.