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Epigenetics Research

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

A Lund University-led team developed two methylation risk scores to predict which patients would or would not respond to treatment and experience side effects.

Methylation profiles of more than 23,000 individuals uncovered thousands of epivariations, including some affecting Mendelian disease genes.

Researchers used the methylCIBERSORT algorithm to determine the makeup of the tumor immune microenvironment of about 6,000 pediatric central nervous system tumors.

The researchers proposed that increased NTRK2 regulation reduces memory formation, leading to a decreased PTSD risk among traumatized populations.

The researchers found that changes in histone modification at HPV integration events were correlated with upregulation of nearby genes and endogenous retroviruses.

Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

This week in Science: Neanderthal Y chromosomes replaced by Homo sapiens Y chromosomes, and more.

Oct
01
Sponsored by
Adaptive Biotechnologies

T cells are the adaptive immune system’s first responders to any virus, circulating in the blood to detect and quickly multiply to attack the virus, and also support the development of antibodies by B cells. 

Oct
20
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Stilla

This webinar will discuss a new method that relies on Crystal digital PCR from Stilla Technologies to monitor chimerism in patients after stem cell transplantation, which is a key part of surveillance for impending clinical relapse.