In the latest issue of Science Magazine (Vol. 338 no 6106 p549 October 26, 2012), science writer Jeffrey Perkel explores the recent Epigenomics roadmap initiative funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In the article, Jeffrey interviews Brian D. Strahl, Associate Professor at UNC Chapel Hill, about the grant he recevied from the roadmap initiatve, and how his studies fit into the overall efforts of the epigenomics program. The article highlights how the initiave started, and how the new technologies it funded have led to fundamental insights into the function of chromatin. To learn more, click on the link below.