This undergraduate scholarly work was selected as an Outstanding Contribution to Undergraduate Scholarship and presented at the John Hazen White School of Arts & Sciences Annual Academic Symposium on May 3, 2012. Johnson & Wales University, Providence Downcity Campus, Providence, Rhode Island. Kimberly Gustafson's work was nominated by Professor Laura Gallagan, Math.


This research report examines the field of epigenetics in three areas through secondary research. A progressive viewpoint of the field is taken. The historical perspective of epigenetics is examined, followed by the chemical and biochemical reactions involved, and finally an analysis of the field of epigenetics as it relates to Nutrigenomics and the health and well being of the population is conducted.

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