Category: Epigenetics

Recent Epigenetics Journal Articles

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BioWardrobe: an integrated platform for analysis of epigenomics and transcriptomics data.

High-throughput sequencing has revolutionized biology by enhancing our ability to perform…

Published: Aug 07, 2015 in Genome biology

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Proteomics

A DEMETER-like DNA demethylase governs tomato fruit ripening.

In plants, genomic DNA methylation which contributes to development and stress responses can be…

Published: Aug 12, 2015 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Published: Aug 05, 2015 in Nature Reviews Disease Primers

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Neuroscience

RelB/p52-mediated NF-κB signaling alters histone acetylation to increase the abundance of corticotropin-releasing hormone in human placenta.

Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) produced in the placenta may be part of a clock that regulates…

Published: Aug 25, 2015 in Science signaling

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Broad H3K4me3 is associated with increased transcription elongation and enhancer activity at tumor-suppressor genes.

Tumor suppressors are mostly defined by inactivating mutations in tumors, yet little is known about…

Published: Aug 24, 2015 in Nature genetics

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine

News Articles (Epigenetics)

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Researchers find way to trigger ‘virus alert’ that may help boost drug’s ability to prevent cancer cells

Working with human cancer cell lines and mice, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center…

Published: Aug 27, 2015

Cancer / Dermatology / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Stem cells / Virology

Researchers thwart cancer cells by triggering ‘virus alert’

Working with human cancer cell lines and mice, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center…

Published: Aug 27, 2015

Cancer / Dermatology / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Stem cells / Virology

Researchers mimic viral infection in colon cancer stem cells

Researchers targeting colorectal cancer stem cells -- the root cause of disease, resistance to…

Published: Aug 27, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Stem cells / Virology

Understanding the causes of sudden death in epilepsy: an interview with Professor Sanjay Sisodiya

SUDEP is the sudden unexpected witnessed or unwitnessed, non-traumatic and non-drowning death in…

Published: Aug 24, 2015

Cardiology / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Microbiology / Neuroscience / Sleep

Variation in genetic mechanism increases fat storage and drives obesity

A specific gene region has long been suspected of contributing to obesity in humans but the precise…

Published: Aug 24, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Nutrition

The biological origins of sexual orientation and gender identity

Male? Female? The distinction is not always clear. Exploring the scientific evidence for the…

Published: Aug 21, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine

Male or female? It’s not always so simple

“It’s not just black or white” is an adage heard so often that it borders on…

Published: Aug 20, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Scientists build genome-based ‘reference library’ for blood diseases

A new paper on how genome data (information regarding the genetic material of an organism such as…

Published: Aug 20, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine

Identifying the gene switch that turns fat cells bad

Study of obesity gene uncovers control switch for storing or burning energy

Published: Aug 19, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Temple and Fox Chase Cancer Center testing drug for cancer and bone marrow disorders

Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center are the only two sites in Philadelphia that…

Published: Aug 18, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Hematology / Life Science / Medicine

Blog Posts (Epigenetics)

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Methylation marks tumor suppressors

Originally posted on - blogs by NPG staffModifications to histones, including methylation and…

Published: Aug 26, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine

Developmentally regulated genes break the rules

Originally posted on - blogs by NPG staffA new study published online this week in Nature…

Published: Aug 18, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson [Library of Babel] [Uncertain Principles]

Seveneves is the latest from Neal Stephenson, and true to form is a whopping huge book–…

Published: Jul 04, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Now what? Will SB 277 enrich antivaccine doctors? [Respectful Insolence]

My original intention was to write about something entirely different today, but, really, how could…

Published: Jul 01, 2015

Autism / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Virology

The exaggeration that is “food as medicine” [Respectful Insolence]

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. – attributed to Hippocrates Who said…

Published: Jun 08, 2015

Cancer / Complementary Medicine / Epigenetics / Genetics / Hematology / Hepatology / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Microbiology / Nephrology / Nutrition

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

Epigenetics / Evolution / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

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

Complementary Medicine / Epigenetics / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Jobs (Epigenetics)

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Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

The Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE) Division at King Abdullah…

Posted: Aug 30, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Stem cells

Research Fellow Developmental Epigenetics

University of Birmingham - EpigenomicsSalary: Not specified

Posted: Aug 24, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Doctoral (PhD) student position in nuclear receptor signaling in the brain

The Department of Biosciences and Nutrition performs research and education in areas of medical…

Posted: Aug 18, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Nutrition / Proteomics

NIH-funded POSTDOCTORAL POSITION

NIH-funded POSTDOCTORAL POSITION available immediately to study molecular epigenetics/epigenomics…

Posted: Aug 15, 2015

Complementary Medicine / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Research Scientist

Job Title: * Clinical-Scientific > Bench Scientist JobTitle Description: ***** B.S. degree with 7+…

Posted: Aug 15, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Proteomics

Research Scientist

Bench Scientist B.S. degree with 7+ years experience; MS degree plus 5+ years experience.…

Posted: Aug 15, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Proteomics

PostDoctoral Fellow

Org Marketing Statement All over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively…

Posted: Aug 14, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Scientist, Epigenetics

Org Marketing Statement All over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively…

Posted: Aug 14, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Virology

Research Scientist

Responsibilities * The candidate will design and execute experiments to evaluate, characterize and…

Posted: Aug 14, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Proteomics

EMBL: Ensembl Regulation Project Leader

7: EMBL: Ensembl Regulation Project Leader Location: EMBL-EBI Hinxton, nr…

Posted: Aug 14, 2015

Bioinformatics / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science