Recent Epigenetics Journal Articles

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Genetic sources of population epigenomic variation.

The field of epigenomics has rapidly progressed from the study of individual reference epigenomes to…

Published: May 09, 2016 in Nature reviews. Genetics

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Lactase nonpersistence is directed by DNA-variation-dependent epigenetic aging.

The inability to digest lactose, due to lactase nonpersistence, is a common trait in adult mammals,…

Published: May 08, 2016 in Nature structural & molecular biology

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Behavioural traits propagate across generations via segregated iterative-somatic and gametic epigenetic mechanisms.

Parental behavioural traits can be transmitted by non-genetic mechanisms to the offspring. Although…

Published: May 13, 2016 in Nature communications

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

News Articles (Epigenetics)

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Gene expression patterns of normal tissue may predict survival rates of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer patients

Breast tissue surrounding tumors could be used to gauge future survival outcomes for women with…

Published: May 27, 2016

Breast cancer / Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine

Complex root tips could be the key to helping crops grow

A new study into the seemingly simple tip of a plant root may ultimately decrease our dependence on…

Published: May 27, 2016

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Researchers link gene expression patterns of normal tissue to breast cancer prognosis

Breast tissue surrounding tumors could be used to gauge future survival outcomes for women with…

Published: May 27, 2016

Breast cancer / Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine

Study shows birth defects in immune system function may contribute to malnutrition

Malnourished children are most likely to die from common infections, not starvation alone, and…

Published: May 27, 2016

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Malnutrition results from more than just inadequate diet

Malnourished children are most likely to die from common infections, not starvation alone, and…

Published: May 26, 2016

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Poverty marks a gene, predicting depression-related brain function

A long line of research links poverty and depression. Now, a study by Duke University scientists…

Published: May 25, 2016

Depression / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Neuroscience

Being poor can change your genes and increase your chances of depression

'These small daily hassles of scraping by are evident in changes that build up and affect children's…

Published: May 24, 2016

Depression / Epigenetics / Evolution / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Neuroscience / Substance abuse

New study of high-risk teens reveals a biological pathway for depression

A long line of research links poverty and depression. Now, a study by Duke University scientists…

Published: May 24, 2016

Depression / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Neuroscience / Radiology

Early epigenetic changes could open way for new preventative strategies for ovarian cancer

Research revealing early changes at epigenetic level points to possible new prevention strategies…

Published: May 24, 2016

Breast cancer / Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine

BUSM researchers uncover genetic, epigenetic alteration overlaps in breast and ovarian cancer

While breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer death in women worldwide, ovarian cancer also…

Published: May 24, 2016

Breast cancer / Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine

Blog Posts (Epigenetics)

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Epigenetics For the Spirit

You may have come across Siddhartha Mukherjee’s article in the New Yorker on epigenetics, and…

Published: May 12, 2016

Epigenetics / Evolution / Genetics / Life Science

Why scientists are infuriated with a New Yorker article on epigenetics

To say scientists are unhappy about the New Yorker's recent feature on epigenetic research might be…

Published: May 07, 2016

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Pregnancy: cooperative paradise or conflict-driven battle between mother and child?

There's a battle for resources going on in there. Christian Glatz, CC BY-NC-NDPregnancy sounds like…

Published: May 05, 2016

Epigenetics / Evolution / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

HIV infection makes people five years older at a cellular level

Being infected with HIV biologically ages a person an average of five years, at least according to…

Published: Apr 21, 2016

AIDS / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Virology

Your Season Of Birth Is Stamped On Your DNA And Can Affect Your Risk Of Allergies

Health and Medicine Photo credit: Blame epigenetics. www.shutterstock.com…

Published: Mar 29, 2016

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

March issue cover: What’s going on here?

Originally posted on - blogs by NPG staffMarch is already winding to a close, but we wanted to take…

Published: Mar 25, 2016

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Bacterial methylomes and antibiotic potentiation

Originally posted on - blogs by NPG staffAntibiotics emerged as miracle drugs and “silver…

Published: Mar 21, 2016

Epigenetics / Evolution / Genetics / Life Science / Microbiology

Rare Single Gene Mutation Increases Risk Of Schizophrenia 35-Fold, New Study Suggests

Health and Medicine Photo credit: Genes play a key role in our state of mind.…

Published: Mar 15, 2016

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Neuroscience / Schizophrenia

Epigenetics: Can stress really change your genes?

Karin Garrie, Nottingham Trent University The Dutch famine of 1944 was a terrible time for many in…

Published: Mar 14, 2016

Depression / Diabetes / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Nutrition / Schizophrenia

Jobs (Epigenetics)

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Senior Scientist: Cancer Epigenetics and Immuno Oncology

*About Pfizer* All over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively impact…

Posted: May 30, 2016

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

Postdoctoral Fellow, Cell Cycle and Signaling

*About Pfizer* A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact. All over the world,…

Posted: May 29, 2016

Apoptosis / Cancer / Cell cycle / Epigenetics / Gene Therapy / Genetics / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Ophthalmology / Virology

Postdoctoral Fellow – Cancer Biology – O’Connor lab

- - - # Postdoctoral Fellow \- Cancer Biology \- O'Connor lab Department: Cancer Biology\-BRI - - -…

Posted: May 29, 2016

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

Research Associate, Oncology R&D

This position is in the Oncology R&D group and is primarily a bench level job focusing on…

Posted: May 29, 2016

Cancer / Epigenetics / Life Science / Medicine

Postdoctoral position in epigenetics and oligodendrocyte biology

A postdoctoral position funded for 3 years is available for a highly motivated scientist to…

Posted: May 28, 2016

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science

Computational Biologist

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

Posted: May 27, 2016

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

Bioinformatics Research Scientist – WGBS

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a world-renowned institution that is recognized as one of…

Posted: May 26, 2016

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

Bioinformatics Research Scientist – Epigenetic Regulation in Cancer

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a world-renowned institution that is recognized as one of…

Posted: May 26, 2016

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

Bioinformatics Research Scientist – Epigenetics & RNA-Seq

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a world-renowned institution that is recognized as one of…

Posted: May 26, 2016

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

Bioinformatics Research Scientist – WGBS & RNA-Seq

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a world-renowned institution that is recognized as one of…

Posted: May 26, 2016

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