About Us

The Cotney Lab is interested in determining how gene regulatory elements, namely enhancers, control gene expression during mammalian development. We aim to understand how new gene regulatory functions evolve, to identify mechanisms of enhancer function over large genomic distances, and globally identify variants of enhancer sequences that are associated with human disease.


Phone: 860-679-8579
Address: UConn Health
Dept. of Genetics and Genome Sciences
Cell and Genome Sciences Building R1158
400 Farmington Ave.
Farmington, CT, 06030

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