Category: Epigenetics

Recent Epigenetics Journal Articles

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Acute sleep loss induces tissue-specific epigenetic and transcriptional alterations to circadian clock genes in men.

Shift workers are at increased risk of metabolic morbidities. Clock genes are known to regulate…

Published: Jul 13, 2015 in The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition / Sleep

A microfluidic device for epigenomic profiling using 100 cells.

The sensitivity of chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) assays poses a major obstacle for epigenomic…

Published: Jul 27, 2015 in Nature methods

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

H3K36 methylation promotes longevity by enhancing transcriptional fidelity.

Epigenetic mechanisms, including histone post-translational modifications, control longevity in…

Published: Jul 10, 2015 in Genes & development

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Epigenetic regulatory functions of DNA modifications: 5-methylcytosine and beyond.

The chemical modification of DNA bases plays a key role in epigenetic gene regulation. While much…

Published: Jul 21, 2015 in Epigenetics & chromatin

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Regulation of skeletal muscle mitochondrial function by nuclear receptors: implications for health and disease.

Skeletal muscle metabolism is highly dependent on mitochondrial function, with impaired…

Published: Jul 18, 2015 in Clinical science (London, England : 1979)

Diabetes / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mitochondria / Nutrition

CDA directs metabolism of epigenetic nucleosides revealing a therapeutic window in cancer.

Cells require nucleotides to support DNA replication and repair damaged DNA. In addition to de novo…

Published: Jul 22, 2015 in Nature

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

News Articles (Epigenetics)

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Animal study shows children exposed to famine grow smaller, become susceptible to metabolic diseases

Starvation early in life can alter an organism for generations to come, according to a new study in…

Published: Aug 03, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Environmental factors promote genetic mutations, have underappreciated effect on disease, evolution

Washington State University researchers say environmental factors are having an underappreciated…

Published: Aug 03, 2015

Epigenetics / Evolution / Genetics / Life Science

Researchers investigate effect of environmental epigenetics on disease and evolution

Washington State University researchers say environmental factors are having an underappreciated…

Published: Aug 03, 2015

Epigenetics / Evolution / Genetics / Life Science

WSU researchers investigate effect of environmental epigenetics on disease and evolution

Washington State University researchers say environmental factors are having an underappreciated…

Published: Aug 03, 2015

Epigenetics / Evolution / Genetics / Life Science

Reducing incorrect gene expression can extend lifespan of cells

Working with yeast and worms, researchers found that incorrect gene expression is a hallmark of aged…

Published: Jul 31, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Juvenile arthritis: why genetic risk is not in the genes

Scientists have been finding that genetic risk for many diseases lies primarily in noncoding parts…

Published: Jul 31, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Starvation effects handed down for generations

Starvation early in life can alter an organism for generations to come, according to a new Duke…

Published: Jul 31, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Genetic tug of war in brain subregions influences parental control over offspring behavior

Not every mom and dad agree on how their offspring should behave. But in genetics as in life,…

Published: Jul 30, 2015

Autism / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience

Transcription factor doubling as a structural protein identified in world’s first.

Structural proteins perform much like their name suggests, they maintain cell shape and make up…

Published: Jul 30, 2015

Cancer / Cell cycle / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience

Expanding the brain: Research identifies more than 40 new imprinted genes

It's among the cornerstones of biology: All mammals inherit two copies ― one from their…

Published: Jul 30, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Neuroscience

Blog Posts (Epigenetics)

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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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Faculty position – Department of Developmental and Cell Biology

Open date: July 22nd, 2015 Next review date: November 1st, 2015 Apply by this date to ensure full…

Posted: Aug 02, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Molecular Oncology

Job Description: *Providence is calling a full time, day shift, Molecular Oncology Postdoctoral…

Posted: Aug 02, 2015

Bioinformatics / Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine

Faculty position – Department of Developmental and Cell Biology

Job Description: ### Recruitment Period. **Open date:**July 22nd, 2015. **Next review…

Posted: Aug 02, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Computational Biologist

The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Pathology is looking for exceptional candidates to…

Posted: Aug 01, 2015

Artificial intelligence / Bioinformatics / Cancer / Computer science / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Proteomics

Post-doc Research Fellow

Harvard/MGH Nuclear Medicine - Fellowship Training Program To apply please email your resume to…

Posted: Aug 01, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Radiology

Scientist, Epigenetics

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

Posted: Aug 01, 2015

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

PostDoctoral Fellow

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

Posted: Aug 01, 2015

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Research Specialist, Senior

Location Arizona Health Sciences Center Position Summary Our research is dedicated to the study of…

Posted: Aug 01, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Microbiology

Faculty – Bioinformatics

Job Description: Faculty Position - Bioinformatics Job. Full Job Title: Faculty Position -…

Posted: Aug 01, 2015

Bioinformatics / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Proteomics

Scientist

QUALIFICATIONS: Master s degree in a scientific discipline with at least 6 years work experience, or…

Posted: Aug 01, 2015

Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine