Features

EpiGenie Features call out new Methods, provide Insights into emerging trends, or sometimes just share technical tips from the experts in our community.

Kickstarting New Antibiotic Discovery with Microbial Dark Matter

Public health has a looming, if slow-simmering, crisis. Antibiotics, which revolutionized health care in the 20th century, are losing their… [ more ]

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 ]

Plotting the Path to Pluripotency Uncovers Key Role of DNA Methylation

If you’ve read our recent piece ‘Reprogramming Roadmap Reveals Fuzzy New Stem Cells‘ you’ll already know how “Project Grandiose” [1,… [ more ]

Genome Editing Timeline

Since its inception, the field of genetic engineering has introduced DNA to plenty of nips, tucks, and modifications all in… [ more ]

A “Grandiose” Project Provides a Fuzzy New Future for iPSC Research

Induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSCs) research burst on to the scene in 2006 with a paper which has since spawned… [ more ]