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The researchers found that both a SNP and prenatal factors like maternal age influence imprinting at the nc886 gene.

Using peptide arrays, researchers identified a number of protein methylation sites and found that such sites are likely underrepresented in mass spec datasets.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: chromatin accessibility profiles in P. falciparum during development, transcriptional start sites and regulatory patterns in A. baumannii, and more.

The centers will support the NCI's Genomic Data Analysis Network, which is tasked with creating tools and strategies to study large-scale genomics data.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A research team headed by scientists at the Van Andel Research Institute and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University will receive $7.5 million in funding for a three-year period from VARI to continue epigenetics research into cancer, the in

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Van Andel Institute plans to become a hub of epigenetics research by developing a consortium of four US academic institutions and one from abroad that will collaborate to develop new personalized epigenetic treatments.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Van Andel Institute has received a $500,000 award to launch an effort that will use genomic data to develop new personalized treatment options for a rare genetic disorder.

The story has been updated to include comments from a conference call.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies and Swedish private equity firm EQT today announced that Agilent will acquire cancer diagnostics firm Dako from EQT for $2.2 billion.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Translational Genomics Research Institute said today that it will lead a multi-partner study funded with $4.5 million from the National Institutes of Health to study publicly available genomic data resources for potential drugs for the most common type of brain tum

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Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.