An animation describing how some epigenetic marks are dependent on RNA transcription
An animation showing how histone modifications regulate gene expression
An introduction to the concept of epigenetics, how it occurs in nature and can be used therapeutically
Professor Bruce McEwen discusses the dramatic impact early-life events can have on development.
Matthew Meselson and Franklin Stahl invented the technique of density gradient centrifugation and used this to prove that DNA is replicated semi-conservatively.
Meat cooked at high temperatures can produce chemicals that are damaging to cells and DNA.
Mutations to the UBE3A gene can cause Angelman syndrome. It is also a candidate gene for autism.
Professor Daniel Weinberger explains why the gene COMT, which detoxifies dopamine, is a candidate gene for schizophrenia.
An interactive chromosome map of the genes and loci associated with cognitive processes and disorders.
Professor Seth Grant explains that NMDA is an amino acid derivative very similar to glutamate - the brain's primary excitatory neurotransmitter.