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
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
Study shows how neural networks adapt to the presence of a toxic HIV protein.
The incidence of HIV-associated dementia has declined dramatically since the introduction of potent…Published: Feb 05, 2016
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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
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