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Chromosomes.  Chromatin.  Epigenetics.  Learning.  Memory.  Aging.

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Mechanical force exerted by condensin II pulls nuclear envelope into the interior of the nucleus and forms intra-nuclear vesicles.

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Polytene chromosomes help us localize Mrg15 protein and condensin II subunit Cap-H2.

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The mushroom body of the adult Drosophila brain is shown above and is labeled with green fluorescent protein.  Flies learn about the presence of predators and then talk about it with their siblings! These social interactions trigger dramatic physiological and behavioral changes that persist for days. Are these behaviors inherited through multiple generations? If so, what are the molecular mechanisms of such memory inheritance?

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