DNA methylation is emerging as an important regulator of polyphenism in the social insects. Research…Published: Jan 27, 2016 in Biology letters
Gene regulation is a complex and tightly controlled process that defines cell identity, health and…Published: Jan 28, 2016 in Nature methods
Maternally provided LSD1/KDM1A enables the maternal-to-zygotic transition and prevents defects that manifest postnatally.
Somatic cell nuclear transfer has established that the oocyte contains maternal factors with…Published: Jan 27, 2016 in eLife
DNA methylation dynamics during B cell maturation underlie a continuum of disease phenotypes in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Charting differences between tumors and normal tissue is a mainstay of cancer research. However,…Published: Jan 18, 2016 in Nature genetics
Different neurodegenerative disorders often show similar lesions, such as the presence of amyloid…Published: Jan 19, 2016 in Translational psychiatry
HIV Tat controls RNA Polymerase II and the epigenetic landscape to transcriptionally reprogram target immune cells.
HIV encodes Tat, a small protein that facilitates viral transcription by binding an RNA structure…Published: Jan 20, 2016 in eLife
DNA methylation is one of the most commonly studied epigenetic modifications due to its role in both…Published: Jan 10, 2016 in Bioinformatics (Oxford, England)
Old age is associated with a progressive decline of mitochondrial function and changes in nuclear…Published: Jan 19, 2016 in EMBO reports
Colon tumors arise in a stepwise fashion from either discrete genetic perturbations or epigenetic…Published: Jan 11, 2016 in The Journal of clinical investigation
Standard method for deriving stem cells may be better for use in regenerative medicine
Scientists at the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research…Published: Feb 04, 2016
Prenatal stress affects babies’ health in war-torn areas
Children from war-torn areas of the globe are affected by trauma even before they are born,…Published: Feb 03, 2016
Two studies of veterans link PTSD to accelerated aging
We've all heard of people "aging overnight" after a traumatic event. Scientists actually have a word…Published: Feb 03, 2016
Research links prenatal stress to babies’ health in war zones
Children from war-torn areas of the globe are affected by trauma even before they are born,…Published: Feb 02, 2016
Autism quackery: Try, try, try, and never give up [Respectful Insolence]
Antivaccine quackery is arguably one of the worst forms of quackery. First, the pseudoscientific…Published: Sep 22, 2015
Postdoctoral Positions in Human Stem Cells (ES & iPS Cells) and Heart Regenerative Medicine
Two post-doctoral associate positions are available in the Department of Developmental Biology,…Posted: Feb 04, 2016