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Examining Epigenetics

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A look at the emerging science of epigenetics: inherited information that isn't in the form of genes.

Andrew Feinberg, professor in the Department of Medicine, Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Oncology. Director, Center for the Epigenetics of Common Human Disease at Johns Hopkins University.



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