Hotspots of Aberrant Reprogramming (video) Salk Institute Loading video... Caption Dr. Joseph Ecker, Ph.D., a professor in the Genomic Analysis Laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, explains that cell reprogramming leaves an indelible mark behind. Credit Michael Sullivan, Salk Institute for Biological Studies Usage Restrictions Only in conjunction with news stories about this particular research study. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.