Uncovering New Roles and Intimate Friends for TETs

5hmC was originally discovered way back in the 50’s in bacteriophages and was first observed in mammals in the 70’s,… [ more ]

Unwinding the Chromatin–Cancer Connection

There’s no denying that epigenetics and cancer are intimately intertwined, and that untangling this connection is vitally important in expanding our understanding… [ more ]

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… [ more ]

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… [ more ]

Tumors Go Minimalist with DNA Methylation Blocks

It seems that cancer is joining the minimalist trend, and has recently been caught sporting a universal and distinct DNA… [ more ]