All DNA

Rendering of red blood cells

December 13, 2016

Is there more to red blood cell production than we think?

Researchers studied DNA in sickle cell patients to find out

Zebra Fish scan

June 25, 2015

Researchers uncover epigenetic switches that turn stem cells into blood vessel cells

‘Epigenetic’ changes determine the fate of embryonic cells

Anjum Ansari and Jung-Hyun Min

March 17, 2015

Taking a closer look at damaged DNA

Researchers examine how repair enzyme works

illustration of a DNA double helix

August 22, 2013

Nitric oxide regulates gene expression

Study finds important role in epigenetics

June 5, 2012

Kinks, Bends & Repairs: DNA-Bending Protein Studied

Physics professor Anjum Ansari hopes to find how certain proteins can diffuse along DNA strands to search for damaged sites. Her work is funded through a five-year, $1.14 million National Science Foundation grant.