Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Cell & Developmental Biology

Nuclear Architecture and Function

The eukaryotic nucleus represents an amazing feat of cellular engineering with more than two meters of DNA packaged into each nucleus, large numbers of regulatory factors, a variety of structural proteins, and nuclear pores to regulate the entry and exit of proteins and gene products. Faculty are working to understand how this complex organelle is assembled and organized and how its activities are regulated.

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