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WikiStage Video - Who am I (genetically)? by Jonathan Weitzman

WikiStage Video - Who am I (genetically)? by Jonathan Weitzman

What is epigenetics? Since you have come to visit our website, you are probably curious about...

Geneviève Almouzni, Scientific Coordinator of EpiGeneSys, Becomes Director of the Institut Curie Research Centre

Geneviève Almouzni, Scientific Coordinator of EpiGeneSys, Becomes Director of the Institut Curie Research Centre

As of September 1, Geneviève Almouzni, CNRS Research Director, director of the Nuclear Dynamics...

Digging in the memory of genes for the fountain of youth

Digging in the memory of genes for the fountain of youth

Can we live longer by just tweaking bits and pieces of our DNA, without changing our DNA code?...

Edith Heard on the public perception of epigenetics

Edith Heard on the public perception of epigenetics

While epigenetics remained a virtually unknown subject of science for many years, it has recently...

  • WikiStage Video - Who am I (genetically)? by Jonathan Weitzman

    WikiStage Video - Who am I (genetically)? by Jonathan Weitzman

    Wednesday, 22 January 2014 08:33
  • Geneviève Almouzni, Scientific Coordinator of EpiGeneSys, Becomes Director of the Institut Curie Research Centre

    Geneviève Almouzni, Scientific Coordinator of EpiGeneSys, Becomes Director of the Institut Curie...

    Thursday, 29 August 2013 00:00
  • Digging in the memory of genes for the fountain of youth

    Digging in the memory of genes for the fountain of youth

    Thursday, 18 July 2013 00:00
  • Edith Heard on the public perception of epigenetics

    Edith Heard on the public perception of epigenetics

    Monday, 08 July 2013 09:08

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Ask a scientist

What is the difference between these three terms: Epigenetic tag, Epigenetic process, Epigenetic mechanism?

Response written by: Elphège Nora, PhD - postdoctoral researcher in Edith Heard's laboratory, Institut Curie

Strictly speaking, the word "epigenetic" characterizes the mode of inheritance of a given trait, irrespective of the molecular mechanism or process that underlies it. "Epigenetic process" and "epigenetic mechanisms" are synonymous...

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General epigenetics
Changing gene’s expression
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