Recent Epigenetics Journal Articles

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Risk score predicts high-grade prostate cancer in DNA-methylation positive, histopathologically negative biopsies.

Prostate cancer (PCa) diagnosis is challenging because efforts for effective, timely treatment of…

Published: Apr 28, 2016 in The Prostate

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

Two Conserved Histone Demethylases Regulate Mitochondrial Stress-Induced Longevity.

Across eukaryotic species, mild mitochondrial stress can have beneficial effects on the lifespan of…

Published: May 02, 2016 in Cell

Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Mitochondria

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

News Articles (Epigenetics)

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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

Epigenetic modification of Igfbp2 gene may increase risk of obesity and fatty liver

Scientists of the German Center for Diabetes Research led by the German Institute of Human Nutrition…

Published: May 24, 2016

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

Research points to possible new prevention strategies for ovarian cancer

The discovery of early changes in the cells of the Fallopian tubes of women carrying the BRCA…

Published: May 24, 2016

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

Poverty linked to epigenetic changes and mental illness

Impoverished adolescents acquire DNA marks, brain changes and depression over time.

Published: May 24, 2016

Depression / Epigenetics / G-protein coupled receptors / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Neuroscience

Epigenetic modification which raises obesity risk and predicts fatty liver identified.

Obesity has become a major health threat, affecting more than half a billion people worldwide in…

Published: May 23, 2016

Cardiology / Diabetes / Epigenetics / Genetics / Hepatology / Life Science / Medicine / Nutrition

Epigenetic modification increases susceptibility to obesity and predicts fatty liver

DZD scientists have shown in a mouse model that the epigenetic* modification of the Igfbp2** gene…

Published: May 23, 2016

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

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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Bioinformatics Research Scientist – Computational Biology Epigenetics

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

Posted: May 24, 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 24, 2016

Bioinformatics / Cancer / Epigenetics / Genetics / Life Science / Medicine / 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 24, 2016

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

Bioinformatics Research Scientist

Job Description: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s Computational Biology Department is…

Posted: May 24, 2016

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

Senior Scientist, Pharmacology

Description Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to…

Posted: May 24, 2016

Cancer / Complementary Medicine / Epigenetics / Genetics / Immunology / Life Science / Medicine / Stem cells

Senior Scientist, Epigenetics

Description Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to…

Posted: May 24, 2016

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

Scientist I, Translational Medicine

Description Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to…

Posted: May 24, 2016

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

Senior Scientist

## Posting Summary: The Department of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Virginia seeks a…

Posted: May 24, 2016

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