Latest Updates

Stay on top of epigenetic's and non-coding RNA research with the latest headlines, special features, technology highlights, and conference action.

Stem Cell News

Embryonic Stem Cell Model Highlights Importance of Histone Mutation in Childhood Tumorigenesis

Childhood cancers are truly devastating diseases; they cause major loss of young lives due to the distinct lack of treatment options stemming from the limited access to tumor tissues. Hopefully, a … [Read More...]

Stem Cell News

Magnetic Nanoparticles Boost Mesenchymal Stem Cell-based Bone Formation

How do you do it? Running? Boxing? Jane Fonda work out videos? Whatever the method, we all need exercise to keep our bodies and minds healthy and functional, and it now turns out that stem cells … [Read More...]

SYNb

CRISPR Heavyweight Cas9 K.O.’s 30 Million Bases

Cas9 has already been shown to be able to knock out up to kilobase-size fragments of DNA, making it a big hitter in the world of genome editing. But one of the biggest enemies for researchers using … [Read More...]

Stem Cell News

Grow Your Own Gut with 3D Stem 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

On the Trail of Naïve Human Pluripotent Cells

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...]

View All Headlines
Stem Cell News

Grow Your Own Gut with 3D Stem 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

On the Trail of Naïve Human Pluripotent Cells

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...]

View All Features
Stem Cell News

Magnetic Nanoparticles Boost Mesenchymal Stem Cell-based Bone Formation

How do you do it? Running? Boxing? Jane Fonda work out videos? Whatever the method, we all need exercise to keep our bodies and minds healthy and functional, and it now turns out that stem cells … [Read More...]

SYNb

CRISPR Heavyweight Cas9 K.O.’s 30 Million Bases

Cas9 has already been shown to be able to knock out up to kilobase-size fragments of DNA, making it a big hitter in the world of genome editing. But one of the biggest enemies for researchers using … [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...]

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...]

View All Technology

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...

[Read More]

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 ...

[Read More]

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...

[Read More]

World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics 2014

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

[Read More]

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...

[Read More]

Transcription and Chromatin

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

[Read More]

EpiCongress-Boston 2014

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

[Read More]
View All