Ghost in Your Genes
Web site credits

Web Site Credits

Lauren Aguirre, Executive Editor
Rima Chaddha, Assistant Editor
Brenden Kootsey, Senior Web Developer
David Levin, Assistant Editor
Susan K. Lewis, Editor
Audrey Resutek, Web Intern
Melissa Salpietra, Editorial Assistant
Peter Tyson, Editor in Chief
Anya Vinokour, Senior Designer
Li Wei, Designer

Image Credits 
Ghost in Your Genes homepage
Image: (gene animation still) © BBC

Epigenetic Therapy
Images: (Jean-Pierre Issa) Courtesy Jean-Pierre Issa; (DNA animation still, girl smoking, DNA comparison, medical IV bag, family eating) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (old man) © Claire Artman/zefa/Corbis; (bone marrow) Courtesy Dr. Carlos Bueso-Ramos

Ask the Expert
Image: (Randy Jirtle) Courtesy Duke University Medical Center

A Tale of Two Mice
Chapter 1 Images: (all images) Courtesy Dana Dolinoy/Jirtle Lab, Duke University

Chapter 2 Images: (all DNA methylation animation stills) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (DNA analysis) © Tchernov; (heart cells) Courtesy Kip D. Hauch/University of Washington; (liver cells) Courtesy Dr. Maria Tretiakova/Human Tissue Resource Center, University of Chicago

Chapter 3 Images: (twin mice portrait, mice coat comparison) Courtesy Dana Dolinoy/Jirtle Lab, Duke University; (all other mice images) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (DNA strand) image adapted from © Dalibor Popadic/; (girl with alphabet toys) © Killer; (beverage containers) © Laufenberg; (baby with bottle) © Cudic; (crowd from above) © Prikhodko

Chapter 4 Images: (researcher in lab) Courtesy Dana Dolinoy/Jirtle Lab, Duke University; (feeding mice, all mice images) NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (grain products) Courtesy United States Department of Agriculture/; (soy products) © Borton

Chapter 5 Images: (all twin images) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (girl at doctor's office) ©

Gene Switches
Images: (cardiac muscle cells) © Lester V. Bergman/CORBIS; (nerve cells) © Image Source/Corbis; (red blood cells) © Micro Discovery/Corbis; (Hox genes of fly, Hox genes of mouse) adapted by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press/original image © Sinauer Associates, Inc.; (stained fly embryo, fly images, imaginal disk images) Courtesy Nipam Patel; (baby) © Julie Merchant/

TV Program Description
Image: (twins) Courtesy Sarah Holt

Program credits

TV Program Credits

Produced and Directed by
Sarah Holt and Nigel Paterson

Narrated by
Neil Ross

Ethan Herberman

Associate Producer and Additional Editing
Gitanjali Rege

Edited by
Sarah Holt

Gregory Andracke
Andreas Bremer
Steve Kazmierski
Richard Lerner
Stephen McCarthy
Erich Roland

Sound Recordists
Jeff Duncan
Sven Ehling
Brian McPherson
Chantale Rheaume
Mark Roy
Len Schmitz
George Shafnacker

Michael Bacon

Animation and Graphics
Sputnik Animation
Jason White

Stills Animation
Dan Nutu, Fotografis

Online Editor and Colorist
Julie Kahn

Audio Mix
Christopher Anderson

Associate producer, NOVA
Cass Sapir

Spanish Voiceover
Stella Acelas

Interpreter, Spain
Edward Ranney Carta

Archival Material
"Nurture Takes the Spotlight" reprinted with permission from Science News, Copyright 2006, Science Service

"Genetics' Accomplice" reprinted with permission from The Dallas Morning News

Special Thanks
Wendy Kates, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Applera Corporation
Celera Genomics
David P. Speechly
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Discover Magazine
The Economist
Houston Chronicle
Nature Genetics
Pets Plus
Hagop Kantarjian
Peter Jones
Emma Whitelaw
Marisa S. Bartolomei
Timothy Bestor
Mario Fraga
Dana Dolinoy
Hélène Gaudreau
Susan & Joe
The Gruetzke-Blais family
The Kilroy family
The Lista family
The Shapiro family
The St. Cyr family
Rev. David O'Leary
Rita Allitto
Kathy Johnson
MA Mothers of Twins and Multiples Assoc.
Alyce Charlton


"Ghost in Your Genes" Directed and Produced for the BBC by
Nigel Paterson

Executive Producer for the BBC
Andrew Cohen

NOVA Series Graphics
yU + co.

NOVA Theme Music
Walter Werzowa
John Luker
Musikvergnuegen, Inc.

Additional NOVA Theme Music
Ray Loring

Post Production Online Editor
Spencer Gentry

Closed Captioning
The Caption Center

NOVA Administrator
Ashley King

Eileen Campion
Yumi Huh
Lindsay de la Rigaudiere

Gaia Remerowski

Production Coordinator
Linda Callahan

Raphael Nemes

Talent Relations
Scott Kardel, Esq.
Janice Flood

Legal Counsel
Susan Rosen Shishko

Assistant Editor
Alex Kreuter

Associate Producer, Post Production
Patrick Carey

Post Production Supervisor
Regina O'Toole

Post Production Editor
Rebecca Nieto

Post Production Manager
Nathan Gunner

Supervising Producer
Stephen Sweigart

Business Managers
Joseph P. Tracy
Carla Raimer

Producer, Special Projects
Lisa Mirowitz

Coordinating Producer
Laurie Cahalane

Senior Science Editor
Evan Hadingham

Senior Series Producer
Melanie Wallace

Managing Director
Alan Ritsko

Senior Executive Producer
Paula S. Apsell


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