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Stem Cell News

New Dimensions for Pluripotent Cell Differentiation

The recent Hollywood trend of adapting much beloved movies from two-dimensional (2D) into 3-dimensional (3D) offerings hasn’t met with the expected fanfare and applause. However, strategies which have … [Read More...]

Stem Cell News

Naïve vs. Primed Pluripotent Stem Cells: Why Ignorance is Bliss

The creation of pluripotent stem-cell lines from early embryos has enabled the indefinite capture in vitro of one of nature’s most fascinating but fleeting faces. Yet, not all embryonic stem cells … [Read More...]

chromatin

Two New Players for Better Differential Peak Detection in ChIP-Seq

Sometimes bioinformatics can seem a bit mystical, particularly when a tool arrives that makes you wonder what you were wasting your time doing before it. ChIP-seq is no stranger to this world and as a … [Read More...]

Stem Cell News

Transcription Factor Combo Can Reset Cell Genomes to Neural Stem Cells’

“Well there goes another couple of thousand brain cells...” - a common thought after a beer, a glass of wine, or an hour or so of television, or maybe more if it’s reality TV. But can we replace these … [Read More...]

SYNb

CRISPR and Stem Cells Team Up Against HIV

To this day Timothy Ray Brown, otherwise known as the Berlin Patient, is the only person cured after infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The cure came in a fortuitous form; a stem … [Read More...]

non-coding-rna

Prenatal Caffeine Exposure Alters Cardiac Development

There's no denying the power of coffee, it seems that without it humanity wouldn't have the concentration or energy needed to tackle the complexities of the epigenome. But as researchers from the … [Read More...]

dna-methylation

CpG Ravines Add to DNA Methylation Topography

Islands and shores are always on the mind at this time of the year, but just because winter is coming doesn't mean we need to put the rest of the CpGenome on the shelf. CpG Shores might be … [Read More...]

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Stem Cell News

New Dimensions for Pluripotent Cell Differentiation

The recent Hollywood trend of adapting much beloved movies from two-dimensional (2D) into 3-dimensional (3D) offerings hasn’t met with the expected fanfare and applause. However, strategies which have … [Read More...]

Stem Cell News

Naïve vs. Primed Pluripotent Stem Cells: Why Ignorance is Bliss

The creation of pluripotent stem-cell lines from early embryos has enabled the indefinite capture in vitro of one of nature’s most fascinating but fleeting faces. Yet, not all embryonic stem cells … [Read More...]

chromatin

Two New Players for Better Differential Peak Detection in ChIP-Seq

Sometimes bioinformatics can seem a bit mystical, particularly when a tool arrives that makes you wonder what you were wasting your time doing before it. ChIP-seq is no stranger to this world and as a … [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

Two New Players for Better Differential Peak Detection in ChIP-Seq

Sometimes bioinformatics can seem a bit mystical, particularly when a tool arrives that makes you wonder what you were wasting your time doing before it. ChIP-seq is no stranger to this world and as a … [Read More...]

SYNb

Lipid-Mediated Delivery of Genome Editing Proteins

In today's culture negativity is usually frowned upon; maintaining a positive outlook is almost essential to a successful scientific career, but an innovative team of researchers have put some … [Read More...]

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...]

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microRNAs Europe Meeting 2014

The microRNAs Europe Meeting is perhaps one of the best-kept secrets in the non coding RNA community. Similar to thos...

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Epigenetic plasticity: Implications in Neural (dys)function 2014

The latest EMBO workshop was held in ICVS in Braga on October 22-25th and focused on the state-of-the-art ...

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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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World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics 2014

Copenhagen provided the scenic backdrop for this year’s World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics. About 883 participa...

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Nuclear RNA, Gene Regulation, and Chromatin Structure (2014 IMB Conference)

The 2014 IMB Meeting on Nuclear RNA, Gene Regulation, and Chromatin Structure took place from the 9t...

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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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