Rajendran Broccoli
Our mothers told us to eat our vegetables: Now we know why

Director of Center Looks for Foods That Protect Health

Rod Dashwood
Roderick H. Dashwood, Ph.D., FRSB, Director
Elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology - 2017

Nancy Huang
Yun Nancy Huang, Ph.D.

Scientist to Watch, Yun “Nancy” Huang: Eager for Epigenetics, The Scientist magaine.
Rising star in cancer research comes to Texas, continues work on life-saving therapies

The American Medical Professionals Foundation Junior Physician Award - 2017


Praveen Rajendran, Ph.D.
Received grant from Cellix Bio Pvt. Ltd. CLX-118: Determination of the gastro protective effect in the rat model

Select Publications:

Development of a murine colonoscopic polypectomy model (with videos). Ertem F, Dashwood WM, Rajendran P, Raju G, Rashid A, Dashwood RHGastrointest Endosc. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26658879

Distinct roles of the methylcytosine oxidases Tet1 and Tet2 in mouse embryonic stem cells. Huang Y, Chavez L, Chang X, Wang X, Pastor WA, Kang J, Zepeda-Martínez JA, Pape UJ, Jacobsen SE, Peters B, Rao A. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2014;111:1361-6. PMID: 24474761

HDAC turnover, CtIP acetylation and dysregulated DNA damage signaling in colon cancer cells treated with sulforaphane and related dietary isothiocyanates. Rajendran P, Kidane AI, Yu TW, Dashwood WM, Bisson WH, Löhr CV, Ho E, Williams DE, Dashwood RH. Epigenetics 2013;8:612-23. PMID:  23770684

New functions for DNA modifications by TET-JBP. Huang Y, Rao A. Nat Struct Mol Biol 2012;19:1061-4. PMID: 23132381

A role for low-abundance miRNAs in colon cancer: the miR-206/Krϋppel-like factor 4 (KLF4) axis. Parasramka MA, Dashwood WM, Wang R, Saeed HH, Williams DE, Ho E, Dashwood RH. Clin Epigenetics 2012;4:16. PMID: 23006636

The anti-CMS technique for genome-wide mapping of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine. Huang Y, Pastor WA, Zepeda-Martínez JA, Rao A. Nat Protoc 2012;7:1897-908. PMID: 23018193

Histone deacetylase turnover and recovery in sulforaphane-treated colon cancer cells: competing actions of 14-3-3 and Pin1 in HDAC3/SMRT corepressor complex dissociation/reassembly. Rajendran P, Delage B, Dashwood WM, Yu TW, Wuth B, Williams DE, Ho E, Dashwood RH. Mol Cancer 2011;10:68. PMID: 21624135