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Sweet Success: Is a Viable Stem Cell Treatment for Diabetes in the Works?

Could we be near a bona fide treatment for a disease which affects over 300 million people? A remedy for the Case of the Mondays perhaps? No, it’s better than that; researchers from Harvard … [Read More...]

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Natural Disasters Impact DNA Methylation

As Polar Vortex II approaches, you'll be interested in a recent study highlighting the impact of environment stressors on the epigenome. Prenatal maternal stress exposure is known to adversely affect … [Read More...]

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Epigram: Predicting the Human Epigenome from DNA Motifs

There's no denying the power of technology in our lives, whether it be your latest and greatest iPhone bending in your pocket or it be getting the technology to do something more useful, like predict … [Read More...]

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Enhancers Share their Genome Editing Turn Ons (and Offs)

Tired of not knowing what really turns an enhancer on? You’re not alone, but luckily an inquisitive team of researchers out of Cambridge spent some serious time targeting enhancers by throwing some … [Read More...]

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More Cleavage: CRISPR Cas9 Can Target RNA Too

Targeted genome editing using CRISPR/Cas9 has been on the forefront of genome editing research lately. The Cas9 system is effective, efficient, and reliably specific in its approach to cleavage of … [Read More...]

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Turning the Tables on Bacteria with CRISPR-Cas Antimicrobials

Fighting pathogenic bacteria can be as frustrating as being an early adopter of electronic gadgets. You grab the latest smart phone, and the following day leaks of the next generation are hitting the … [Read More...]

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New Prostate Cancer Screen Based on LncRNA Biomarkers

Prostate cancer is the leading cause of mortality in North-American men and as a result many are forced to the clinic for some rather invasive biopsies, but thanks to some cool epigenetics involving … [Read More...]

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Upcoming Webinar: The Polycomb Group Proteins in Cancer

The webinar will begin with an introduction to Polycombs and their importance in developmental and stem cell biology. Then I will discuss the connections between Polycombs and cancer, beginning with … [Read More...]

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Upcoming Webinar: DNA Methylation Changes During Cell Differentiation

DNA methylation is a key epigenetic mechanism and plays a fundamental role in differentiation as it drives and stabilizes gene activity states during cell-fate decisions. The functional role of DNA … [Read More...]

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Upcoming Webinar: A Step-by-Step Guide to ChIP-Seq Data Analysis

In this webinar, Dr. Xi Chen will take publicly available real ChIP-seq data sets to show you how to perform ChIP-seq routine analysis using a combination of different online tools available. This … [Read More...]

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Upcoming Webinar: Applications of ChIP

In this webinar, we will begin with a brief introduction to chromatin and the ChIP protocol, follow by highlights of relevant publications where ChIP, ChIP-on-chip and ChIP-seq have been used to map … [Read More...]

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Webinar: “Precision Mapping”- High Resolution Mapping using ChIP-exo

"Precision Mapping" - High Resolution Mapping Using ChIP-exo Presented by: Bryce Alves Ph.D., Research Scientist at Active Motif Abstract: Transcriptional regulation is a complex mechanism that … [Read More...]

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How to Design Bisulfite Primers

The bisulfite conversion experts from Zymo Research have put together a killer guide on the ins and outs of amplifying bisulfite treated DNA.  EpiGenie got an exclusive, advanced peek at some of the … [Read More...]

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Get In Tune with Chromatin: Abcam High Sensitivity ChIP Kits

Today’s epigenetics researchers need to squeeze every last bit of detail from the chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) experiments they run. That’s why Abcam launched their new High Sensitivity ChIP … [Read More...]

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Upcoming Webinar: The Polycomb Group Proteins in Cancer

The webinar will begin with an introduction to Polycombs and their importance in developmental and stem cell biology. Then I will discuss the connections between Polycombs and cancer, beginning with … [Read More...]

dna-methylation

Upcoming Webinar: DNA Methylation Changes During Cell Differentiation

DNA methylation is a key epigenetic mechanism and plays a fundamental role in differentiation as it drives and stabilizes gene activity states during cell-fate decisions. The functional role of DNA … [Read More...]

chromatin

Upcoming Webinar: A Step-by-Step Guide to ChIP-Seq Data Analysis

In this webinar, Dr. Xi Chen will take publicly available real ChIP-seq data sets to show you how to perform ChIP-seq routine analysis using a combination of different online tools available. This … [Read More...]

chromatin

Upcoming Webinar: Applications of ChIP

In this webinar, we will begin with a brief introduction to chromatin and the ChIP protocol, follow by highlights of relevant publications where ChIP, ChIP-on-chip and ChIP-seq have been used to map … [Read More...]

SYNb

More Cleavage: CRISPR Cas9 Can Target RNA Too

Targeted genome editing using CRISPR/Cas9 has been on the forefront of genome editing research lately. The Cas9 system is effective, efficient, and reliably specific in its approach to cleavage of … [Read More...]

SYNb

Turning the Tables on Bacteria with CRISPR-Cas Antimicrobials

Fighting pathogenic bacteria can be as frustrating as being an early adopter of electronic gadgets. You grab the latest smart phone, and the following day leaks of the next generation are hitting the … [Read More...]

dna-methylation

Guide: Bisulfite-Converted DNA Amplification

Over the years, bisulfite conversion has become the most widely used method for DNA methylation analysis. It is the most convenient and effective way to map DNA methylation to individual bases. As the … [Read More...]

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Transcription and Chromatin

“An All-star lineup of presenters and a pleasant atmosphere made the 11th EMBL Transcription and Chromat...

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EpiCongress-Boston 2014

Hanson Wade’s EpiCongress events have become a mainstay in the field, and offer a unique blend of academic and ...

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Canadian Conference on Epigenetics: Epigenetics, Eh! 2014

EpiGenie uses more Canadian talent than the NHL, so naturally we sent one of our staff ...

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RNA-Seq 2014

This year’s RNA-Seq Summit looked to be as interesting as ever, with some great work b...

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Cambridge Epigenetics Symposium 2014

Not knowing exactly what to expect from this brand new symposium, we were excited to see what the Cambridge Epigeneti...

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Linking Metabolism to Epigenetics 2014

Abcam continued it’s trend of putting together unique and cutting edge events with the Crossing Boundaries: Lin...

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Chromatin: from Nucleosomes to Chromosomes

The Welcome Trust Chromatin meeting always draws a ton of interest from the EpiGenie crew, so we were anxious to see ...

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