Gene regulatory networks relevant to risk for cleft lip and palate
The Cornell group is investigating pathological mechanisms underlying common and rare genetic variants associated with increased risk for orofacial clefting. Current projects focus on gene regulatory network governing differentiation of periderm and neural crest. Cut-and-run, ATAC-seq, nNanostring profiling, genome engineering, and in vivo reporter assays are all deployed to this end. A partial list of publications from the Cornell group is found here/
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