Category: Epigenetics

Epigenetics Journal Articles this Week

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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and sleep disorders: no longer strangers in the night.

The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is continuously increasing in patients with…

Published: Jun 02, 2015 in European Respiratory Review

Early Programming of Uterine Tissue by Bisphenol A: Critical Evaluation of Evidence from Animal Exposure Studies.

Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) during the critical window of uterine development has been proposed to…

Published: Jun 02, 2015 in Reproductive Toxicology

Epigenetic dynamics in immunity and autoimmunity.

A tightly synchronized and spatial-temporal interaction among regulatory proteins within genomic DNA…

Published: Jun 01, 2015 in International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology

TRIM28 Represses Transcription of Endogenous Retroviruses in Neural Progenitor Cells

TRIM28 is a corepressor that mediates transcriptional silencing by establishing local…

Published: May 31, 2015 in Cell Reports

Prmt5 is a regulator of muscle stem cell expansion in adult mice

Skeletal muscle stem cells (MuSC), also called satellite cells, are indispensable for maintenance…

Published: May 31, 2015 in Nature Communications

Effective Eradication of Glioblastoma Stem Cells by Local Application of an AC133/CD133-Specific T-cell–Engaging Antibody and CD8 T Cells

Cancer stem cells (CSCs) drive tumorigenesis and contribute to genotoxic therapy resistance, diffuse…

Published: May 31, 2015 in Cancer Research

News Articles (Epigenetics)

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Cause or consequence? Scientists help to settle an epigenetic debate

New research findings by John Innes Centre (JIC) scientists have helped to settle an important…

Published: Jun 03, 2015

Researchers identify new epigenetic pathway in drug-resistant melanoma.

A new collaborative study led by researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute provides…

Published: Jun 02, 2015

Researchers identify key molecule which halts transcription of cell’s genetic code.

When cells are normal and unstressed, the molecule keeps transcription moving so that genes are…

Published: Jun 02, 2015

Scientists reveal epigenome maps of the human body’s major organs

For more than a decade, scientists have had a working map of the human genome, a complete picture of…

Published: Jun 01, 2015

KeyGenes can predict future identity of human fetal stem cells

A snapshot of gene activity is now all that's necessary to determine what organ or tissue type that…

Published: May 28, 2015

Ancient DNA may provide clues into how past environments affected ancient populations

A new study by anthropologists from The University of Texas at Austin shows for the first time that…

Published: May 28, 2015

Another neurogenetic piece of the autistic sex-bias puzzle is found.

George Washington University (GW) researchers have found an important sex-dependent difference in…

Published: May 28, 2015

Study shows most epigenetic changes happen in cocaine addiction during the periods of withdrawal.

One of the major challenges of cocaine addiction is the high rate of relapse after periods of…

Published: May 28, 2015

Paradigm shift in treatment of addiction holds promise, thanks to epigenetics

One of the major challenges of cocaine addiction is the high rate of relapse after periods of…

Published: May 26, 2015

Scientists reverse aging in human cell lines and give theory of aging a new lease of life

Can the process of aging be delayed or even reversed? Research led by specially appointed Professor…

Published: May 26, 2015

Blog Posts (Epigenetics)

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Uncomfortably numb: The people who feel no pain

Researchers have identified a third gene that causes congenital insensitivity to pain when…

Published: May 25, 2015

I thought I’d seen it all: Epigenetic birth control [Respectful Insolence]

Epigenetics. As I’ve described before, to alternative medicine practitioners, epigenetics…

Published: May 21, 2015

Jobs (Epigenetics)

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Royal College of Nursing Research Institute Studentship: Fatigue and Ankylosing Spondylitis: improving patient outcomes

University of Warwick - Warwick Medical SchoolSalary: Not specified

Posted: May 31, 2015

Postdoc in Genome Instability Research

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position in the laboratory of Dr. Matthias…

Posted: May 27, 2015

PhD Studentship – Epigenetic mechanisms in metabolic bone disease: from pathology to biomarker

University of Southampton - Faculty of MedicineSalary: Not specified

Posted: May 26, 2015

Fred Hutch: Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Fred Hutch: Job ID 5728 Type Regular Full-Time Company Fred Hutchinson Cancer…

Posted: May 25, 2015

Stem Cell/Translational Medicine Post-Doctoral Fellowship – Molecular Biology and Epigenetics

Located in Newark, NJ, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is seeking a highly-motivated…

Posted: May 18, 2015

Group Leader – Epigenetics and Mouse Genetics

Job Description The Scientific Programme of EMBL emphasizes experimental analysis at multiple…

Posted: May 18, 2015

Marie Curie Research Fellow

University of Birmingham - School of Clinical and Experimental MedicineSalary: Not specified

Posted: May 18, 2015