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Epigenetics Resources

Epigenomics Fact Sheet
This fact sheet from the National Human Genome Research Institute outlines what we currently know about the epigenome.

Epigenetics Basics
Watch videos, explore interactive learning tools, and download teacher resources and lesson plans at this website from the University of Utah’s Genetic Science Learning Center.

NOVA: Epigenetics
Watch Dr. Randy Jirtle and others explain epigenetics and discuss how environmental factors can alter the way genes are expressed in this 13-minute video produced by NOVA.

Epigenetics: How Genes and Environment Interact
In this one-hour videocast, Dr. Randy Jirtle discusses the science of epigenetics as part of the NIH Director’s Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series.

Your DNA, the Environment, and Epigenetics
Watch an animated overview of the concept of epigenetics, including ways to reduce your exposure to environmental chemicals that may affect the way genes are expressed, in this three-minute video created by the University of Washington's Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health and Center for Genomics and Healthcare Equality.

International Human Epigenome Consortium’s Online Data Portal
This online data portal provides a comprehensive set of reference epigenomes relevant to health and disease. You can view, search, and download the data already released by the different IHEC-associated projects via the IHEC data portal.