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Shelley L. Berger, PhD

Shelley L. Berger, PhD

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Class of 2021

Scientific Areas of Expertise: Epigenetics; Gene Regulation, p53 Biology

For her illuminating contributions to the fields of chromatin biology, epigenetics, and transcriptional regulation, including the demonstration of novel chromatin-specific mechanisms that influence the progression of tumors with gain-of-function p53 mutations and for identifying numerous enzymes responsible for post-translational histone modification, providing important mechanistic insights into the importance of epigenetic events in tumor initiation and progression.