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Get up close and personal with some of the world's top epigenetics and non-coding RNA thought leaders.


Webinar: Whole-genome Insights into Cancer as a Dysregulated Epigenome Allowing Cellular Growth Advantage at the Expense of the Host

Dr. Andrew Feinberg discusses recent work that has shed new light on the epigenome and it’s role in cancer. Abstract: We and our collaborators have been developing efforts toward whole genome approaches to epigenetic analysis of human disease, including array-based analysis and whole genome bisulfite sequencing. Surprising results have been the discovery of CpG island shores and large hypomethylated […]


Three Dimensional Chromatin & DNA Replication with Dr. David Gilbert

Dr. David Gilbert discusses the ins and outs of 3-D chromosome folding, DNA replication and the highly dynamic cell nucleus. 3-D Chromatin and DNA Replication There’s no question. The thing that I’m most excited about is the uncanny alignment between three dimensional chromatin confirmation maps and replication timing. The alignment is the greatest alignment that […]


The New Players in Epigenetic Reprogramming with Dr. Wolf Reik

Dr. Wolf Reik discusses the latest advances in epigenetic reprogramming, and what those new discoveries might lead to. The New DNA Methylation Landscape So it’s become apparent in the last two years, I guess, that there is this process of genome-wide epigenetic reprogramming which occurs naturally in germ cells, early embryo stem cells, et cetera, […]


The Next Steps in Chromatin Contact Analysis with Dr. Gerd Blobel

Dr. Gerd Blobel discusses emerging techniques for visualizing the interactions of RNAs and chromatin. The Future of Chromatin Contact Analysis So there are other approaches that people are taking, which is: you use FISH, for example, Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization. And this is a method that can be used to validate interactions that have been […]


Choline Metabolism, DNA Methylation, and Memory with Dr. Steven Zeisel

Dr. Steven Zeisel discusses how maternal intake of choline effects DNA methylation during development, and can lead to better memory. This interview was shot at the Keystone Symposia’s meeting on Nutrition, Epigenetics and Human Disease, 2013 held in Santa Fe, New Mexico Choline Metabolism, DNA Methylation, and Memory So I’m more and more believing that epigenetics […]