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Multiplexed Targeting of DNMTs Made Possible by CRISPR

Adding to the ever growing potential of genome editing, one of the latest breakthroughs from the lab of Feng Zhang at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard puts CRISPR/Cas9 to the test with an … [Read More...]

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A CRISPR Way to Create Fusions

As CRISPR continues to evolve into the laboratory version of a Swiss Army Knife, it's not surprising that another innovative research team have used the approach in a slick way; in this case to … [Read More...]

Stem Cell News

‘Naïve’ Human Embryonic Stem Cells Found in Culture

Cultured human embryonic stem cells (ESCs) already have some idea of what they want to be when they grow up whereas cultured mouse ESCs are completely undecided about their future careers. A study … [Read More...]

Stem Cell News

Optimized Stem Cell Differentiation Protocol Aims to Mend Broken Hearts

Broken hearts aren’t just for country songs. Millions of people die each year from cardiovascular disease and related complications. Damage to the muscles of the heart during events such as heart … [Read More...]

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Histone Modification Reading Domains Crack Complex Combos

Having alternatives is always great, particularly when it comes to studying histone modifications.  By using some recombinant proteins of histone reading domains, researchers from the lab of Albert … [Read More...]

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Developmental Origin of Schizophrenia-Associated DNA Methylation

Schizophrenia is one complex disease, with a number of subtypes and an origin unknown. However, despite it's complexity, recent evidence points toward an interaction between genes and environment that … [Read More...]

Stem Cell News

Pol II Gives Cells Pause During Somatic Cell Reprogramming

Few inventions have led the convenience revolution more so than the remote control. The Pause, Play, and Fast-forward buttons give us complete command of our entertainment while we relax after a hard … [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...]

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...]

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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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dna-methylation

Multiplexed Targeting of DNMTs Made Possible by CRISPR

Adding to the ever growing potential of genome editing, one of the latest breakthroughs from the lab of Feng Zhang at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard puts CRISPR/Cas9 to the test with an … [Read More...]

chromatin

Histone Modification Reading Domains Crack Complex Combos

Having alternatives is always great, particularly when it comes to studying histone modifications.  By using some recombinant proteins of histone reading domains, researchers from the lab of Albert … [Read More...]

Stem Cell News

Pluripotency Genes are Loopy about their Neighborhood

Most of us understand the importance of a good neighborhood; we look for somewhere to reflect our identity and to bring us together with similar minded people. Interestingly, recent work from the labs … [Read More...]

chromatin

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...]

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Chromatin and Epigenetics: From Omics to Single Cells

Abcam and co-organizers once again pulled off a delightful meeting – this time bridging two exciting approaches...

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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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