Epigenetics Consortium

At The University of Minnesota

Our Mission

The Epigenetics Consortium at the University of Minnesota serves as a platform for researchers at the UMN and the State of Minnesota to engage in interdisciplinary collaborations in the area of Epigenetics. We strive to exchange ideas, resources, and expertise and to provide unique training for young scientists. Our overall goal is to bring the University of Minnesota to the forefront of epigenetics research contributing to our understanding of gene regulation and improving human health via the development of epigenetic therapies.

EpigeneticS Consortium Seminars

Next Seminar:

Friday April 18, 2024, 3:00 pm CDT

John Denu, Ph.D.


Department of Biomolecular Chemistry, UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

How Metabolism Informs the Epigenome

In person in Room 105, 717 Delaware Building


Zoom: https://z.umn.edu/EpiCon23-24
[meeting ID: 996 3820 4713]

See the full list on the 2023-2024 seminars page.


Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Epigenetics Consortium Flash Talk Competition! 


Today we held the annual epigenetics trainee flash talk competition, and the results are in!

1st place: Taimeng Liang, Georg group

2nd place: Cole Scholtz, Pomerantz group

3nd place (shared): Tyler Karow (Tretyakova group) and Joe McPherson (Pomerantz and Tretyakova groups)

Congratulations to the winners, and many thanks to all participants!

Have a wonderful holiday season,

Natalia Tretyakova

Director, Epigenetics Consortium


Tretyakova lab moves to new space in 2-230 CCRB


The Epigenetics Consortium is featured in an article "Your Genes Don't Have to Determine Your Future" by Gao Vang from the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs.