Epigenetics Research

News on epigenetic profiling, DNA methylation, histone modifications, epigenetic disorders in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Participants tried to classify samples based on the epigenomic impact of cigarette smoke cessation and aerosol from modified- or reduced-risk products.

Five three-year awards, part of a larger $100 million commitment, were given to researchers working on epigenetics and the evolution of mobile genetic elements.

The company plans to use the funds to support expansion of its commercial footprint by increasing sales and marketing efforts and new technology development.

DNA methylation changes at two markers can differentiate anal cancer and high-grade anal intraepithelial neoplasms from low-grade and benign samples.

The technology is based on the work of UCLA's Steve Horvath, who has shown that DNA methylation age could predict all-cause mortality later in life.

CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.