Chen-Yu Wang

Ph.D. candidate in Molecular Biology at Harvard University (expected April 2019); 5-year hand-on experience in gene editing, genomic experiments, and bioinformatics analyses

The Inactive X Chromosome Is Folded Like Origami By SMCHD1

The linear molecules of DNA that constitute our genome are wrapped around proteins called histones to form “chromatin.” To fit the nucleus, chromatin must be neatly packaged into organized structures. For instance, mammalian chromosomes are folded into two “compartments” – […]