Rewiring Stem Cell Transcriptional Circuitry

It seems all that was needed for human stem cells to maintain their pluripotent state, was just a little transcriptional… [ more ]

Endogenous Retroviruses Shape the Road to Stem Cell Reprogramming

It’s been a while now since Yamanaka and his team discovered the recipe of everlasting youth, for cells at least…. [ more ]

University of Ulster Stem Cell Biology Postgrad Diploma

The University of Ulster is offering an entirely online, postgraduate diploma course in Stem Cell Biology and it’s starting soon…. [ more ]

Patient Specific iPSCs Team Up with CRISPR/Cas9

Some villains are so tough that it might take a few heroes to take them on. β-thalassemia is just that… [ more ]

The Embryonic Journey of DNA Methylation Dynamics

Two recent Nature papers made big strides in understanding mammalian embryonic DNA methylation. The Meissner and Eggan team from Harvard… [ more ]