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Epigenetics Research

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

Machine learning and DNA methylation analyses helped distinguish between primary lung tumors and lung tumors stemming from head and neck cancer metastasis.

Investigators identified dozens of Alzheimer's-related epigenetic signatures based on cytosine methylation and other profiles in Alzheimer's-related cell lines and patient samples.

Fluidigm will develop a microfluidic device for single-cell measurement of epigenetic changes under a broader $27.8 million DARPA-funded project.

The grant was awarded as part of DARPA's Epigenetic Characterization and Observation program, which aims to develop new approaches to epigenetic analysis.

A collaboration with ATAC-seq experts at the Broad Institute suggests the Bio-Rad assay can analyze tens of thousands of cells per experiment.

Retraction Watch reports that a paper was pulled because it refers to a gene that doesn't exist in mice.

Researchers were able to generate fertilized northern white rhinoceros eggs, according to Mashable.

Former Orig3n employees raise concerns about its testing at Bloomberg Businessweek.

In PLOS this week: microRNA expression changes in hepatocellular carcinoma, real-time PCR-based approach for diagnosing schistosomiasis, and more.

Oct
23
Sponsored by
Swift Biosciences

This webinar will illustrate how single-cell methylation sequencing can be applied to gain significant insight into epigenetic heterogeneity in disease states, advancing cancer research discoveries. 

Oct
24
Sponsored by
Sunquest

This webinar will tell the story of Versiti’s journey in transforming genetic testing from a manual to a digitized process. It will include detail on how the organization succeeded, pain points along the way, a novel approach to variant assessment, and future plans for the program.