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Ancient History as Told by DNA Methylation

To some people ancient history is anything prior to Facebook, for others, it might mean pre-iPod, but this new study uses DNA methylation to look WAY back in time and analyze the beginnings of human … [Read More...]

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DNA Cubes May Take Genome Editing Outside the Box

Through the use of some creative chemistry researchers have devised DNA cubes that can deliver molecular packages with precision that would make FedEx jealous. A geometrically genius team from McGill … [Read More...]

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Kit Competition Reveals Hacks to Help Bisulfite Conversion

At first pass it may seem like all bisulfite conversion kits are essentially the same – and for the most part, that’s true. But according to a recently published evaluation, the conversion is all in … [Read More...]

chromatin

SIF-seq Sifts Out Stem Cell Enhancer Gold

Searching for functional enhancers is sort of like panning for gold; there is enormous potential for riches, but the task is akin to finding a needle in a stack of needles. A team from the Berkeley … [Read More...]

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Mood Killer: DNA Methylation Linked to Depressive Disorder

There aren't a lot of laughs to be had when discussing the very real and increasing problem of depression, but some new research supported by the brain initiative on sets of twins may help to lighten … [Read More...]

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CRISPR/Cas9 Caught Causing A Cure

The CRISPR/Cas9 genetic editing system has soaked up the media spotlight faster than anything not named Kardashian. But unlike that famous clan, recent research indicates that there may be good reason … [Read More...]

dna-methylation

Zymo Research Converts Sequencers into Epigenetic Analyzers

Next-Gen Sequencing (NGS) has revolutionized scientific research, but when it comes to epigenetic exploration, scientists have had to make do with sequencing library prep methods from other … [Read More...]

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dna-methylation

Kit Competition Reveals Hacks to Help Bisulfite Conversion

At first pass it may seem like all bisulfite conversion kits are essentially the same – and for the most part, that’s true. But according to a recently published evaluation, the conversion is all in … [Read More...]

dna-methylation

Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance Timeline

Molecular inheritance is what genetics is all about, so here we highlight some examples where the epigenome plays a key role in inheritance. … [Read More...]

chromatin

EpiGenie Book Reviews: Epigenetics by L. Armstrong

After working on some of the UK's first embryonic stem cells and developing the world's first cloned human embryos, Lyle Armstrong turned his attention to the creation of a useful text that would … [Read More...]

non-coding-rna

Webinar: Genetic Analysis of the Physiological Roles for lncRNAs in Development

Loyal A. Goff, Ph.D presents his research on: Genetic Analysis of the Physiological Roles for lncRNAs in Development Abstract: Many studies are uncovering functional roles for long noncoding RNAs … [Read More...]

technology

CRISPR-Cas, Zinc Fingers and Epigenetic Editing with Dr. Marianne Rots

Epigenetic Editing is an emerging field that has sparked interest across a number of research groups. By using a fusion of TET we can now target specific genomic regions for demethylation in order to … [Read More...]

chromatin

NOMe-Seq Secrets Revealed

You’ve read the NOMe-seq (Nucleosome Occupancy and Methylome sequencing) papers. Seen the splashy advertisements. Now, we’ve consulted with the experts at Active Motif to get the inside scoop on how … [Read More...]

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Environmental Epigenetics Timeline

Thanks to growing interest from the general public, environmental epigenetics is a red-hot topic with no signs of cooling off anytime soon. We’ve certainly covered our fair share of research with an … [Read More...]

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non-coding-rna

DNA Cubes May Take Genome Editing Outside the Box

Through the use of some creative chemistry researchers have devised DNA cubes that can deliver molecular packages with precision that would make FedEx jealous. A geometrically genius team from McGill … [Read More...]

dna-methylation

Kit Competition Reveals Hacks to Help Bisulfite Conversion

At first pass it may seem like all bisulfite conversion kits are essentially the same – and for the most part, that’s true. But according to a recently published evaluation, the conversion is all in … [Read More...]

chromatin

SIF-seq Sifts Out Stem Cell Enhancer Gold

Searching for functional enhancers is sort of like panning for gold; there is enormous potential for riches, but the task is akin to finding a needle in a stack of needles. A team from the Berkeley … [Read More...]

technology

CRISPR/Cas9 Caught Causing A Cure

The CRISPR/Cas9 genetic editing system has soaked up the media spotlight faster than anything not named Kardashian. But unlike that famous clan, recent research indicates that there may be good reason … [Read More...]

dna-methylation

Zymo Research Converts Sequencers into Epigenetic Analyzers

Next-Gen Sequencing (NGS) has revolutionized scientific research, but when it comes to epigenetic exploration, scientists have had to make do with sequencing library prep methods from other … [Read More...]

technology

Zinc Fingers Clinch Clinical Gold Medal Against HIV

It's a little late to qualify for the 2014 Winter Olympics, but Genome Editing still scored a huge translational gold medal. Deploying Zinc Finger Nuclease (ZFN) genome editing techniques, researchers … [Read More...]

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CRISPR-Cas, Zinc Fingers and Epigenetic Editing with Dr. Marianne Rots

Epigenetic Editing is an emerging field that has sparked interest across a number of research groups. By using a fusion of TET we can now target specific genomic regions for demethylation in order to … [Read More...]

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Long Noncoding RNAs: Marching toward Mechanism

Keystone always puts on some of the premier non-coding RNA meetings every year, and this was no exception. Our friend...

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Cancer Epigenetics 2014

Another great Keystone event kicked off the spring conference season and the University of Nebraska Medical Center...

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EpiCongress London 2013

Lorenzo de la Rica from IDIBELL in Spain gave the inside scoop on the European EpiCongress held on November 19th, 201...

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Chromatin Structure & Function 2013

Fresh off the beaches of Grand Cayman Island, check out the coverage of Abcam’s Chromatin Strucuture and Functi...

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3rd Wellcome Trust Epigenomics of Common Diseases

Anne Rochtus from University Hospital Leuven supplied us with a blow-by-blow account ...

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Next-Generation Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors

During the first days of fall, the Boston weather initially cooperated but quickly grew colder over the course of a p...

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Targeting Histone Demethylases

Snuggled next to the looming giant of Boston’s World Trade Center is Waterfront Mariott hotel – which became the ...

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