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andmark study of gene therapy success for haemophelia. [online] ...
Section: Content | Category: General epigenetics | Date: Tuesday, 12 June 2012 | Hits: 4366
As of September 1, Geneviève Almouzni, CNRS Research Director, director of the Nuclear Dynamics and Genome Plasticity unit, and assistant director of the training unit has taken over the management of the Research Centre. She was selected by the Institut Curie's international Scientific Advisory Board, to replace Professor Daniel Louvard, who has held ...
Section: Content | Category: News | Date: Thursday, 29 August 2013 | Hits: 4856
Geneviève Almouzni, scientific coordinator of EpiGeneSys and deputy director of research and training director at the the Institut Curie has been awarded the 2013 FEBS I EMBO Women in Science Award. Professor Almouzni has been recognised for her outstanding contributions to research in the area of histones and chromatin, her engagements in promoting ...
Section: Content | Category: News | Date: Friday, 22 February 2013 | Hits: 4070
Systems Biology approaches are promising to help scientists advance the field of Epigenetics.Systems biology is the study of systems of biological components. Since living systems are dynamic and complex, their behavior can be hard to predict [...] Systems biology uses information about the parts of the system (shown on the left) in order to ...
Section: Content | Category: In brief | Date: Friday, 16 November 2012 | Hits: 21069
... day-to-day business. How does the inner city know what parts of the information to access in order to produce what it needs? And how is this knowledge then remembered or maintained, from day to day, year to year, in order to avoid chaos? Researchers studying epigenetics are interested in exactly this type of question: how does a cell know which parts ...
Section: Content | Category: Features | Date: Wednesday, 14 November 2012 | Hits: 34462
EpiGeneSys—a consortium of like-minded individuals who are passionate about the science of epigenetics and believe in the importance of conveying the findings of our research to the public. Photo: pen and paper / qisuron FlickrCC License by EpiGeneSys—a consortium of like-minded individuals who are passionate about the science of epigenetics ...
Section: Content | Category: Features | Date: Tuesday, 05 March 2013 | Hits: 15327
EpiGeneSys is a European Network of Excellence coordinated by Geneviève Almouzni, director of the Research Center of the Institut Curie, with more then 160 laboratories dispersed across Europe. Besides its scientific programme, the project includes the mission to raise public awareness and disseminate information about and from this growing area of ...
Section: Content | Category: News | Date: Thursday, 09 April 2015 | Hits: 7291
The 52' documentary film « The Hidden Life of our Genes », written and directed by Hervé Nisic, produced by Pierre-François Decouflé (Heliox Films) with the support of the 7th Framework Research Programme of the European Union, has won the best film award at the International Life Sciences Film Festival of Praha [...] Producer Pierre-François ...
Section: Content | Category: In brief | Date: Wednesday, 14 November 2012 | Hits: 16959
What is epigenetics? Since you have come to visit our website, you are probably curious about this field of science which is attractings increasing attention today and will probably undoubtedly continue to grow in the next decades.[...] January 2014Written by: Tatiana Malherbe What is epigenetics? Since you have come to visit our website, you ...
Section: Content | Category: In brief | Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2014 | Hits: 15718
Two RISE 1 investigators have published a report mechanism that may lead to more efficient reprogramming of somatic cells The team of researchers around Maria-Elena Torres-Padilla (Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Strasbourg) and Juanma Vaquerizas (Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Münster) have managed to obtain ...
Section: Content | Category: News | Date: Wednesday, 19 August 2015 | Hits: 4462
... on the cancer-fighting, brain-boosting or heart-healing properties of everything from garlic to grapes, there's also some fascinating research to suggest that what we eat might also have epigenetic effects. Kat Arney investigates. To unravel the link between epigenetics and diet, let's step back to World War II (watch out for that unexploded ...
Section: Content | Category: Features | Date: Monday, 02 April 2007 | Hits: 28028
What have petunias and roundworms got in common? They look different, feel different, smell different, taste...well, one would assume so. Both petunia plants and worms helped scientists to discover a novel way to switch off genes. Nature has several ways of silencing genes, a clever [...] Caenorhabditis elegans viewed using a scanning electron ...
Section: Content | Category: In brief | Date: Monday, 01 October 2007 | Hits: 38945
We're all well aware that a difficult childhood can have a great impact on the course of someone's life. Childhood abuse can even drive individuals to commit suicide. A study published in Nature Neuroscience this month elucidates the molecular basis of how stress can shape the way genes work [...] We're all well aware that a difficult ...
Section: Content | Category: In brief | Date: Monday, 02 February 2009 | Hits: 13356
... quickly dismisses the idea.January 2007 Marie-Laure Caparros discusses how genetics and epigenetics have mapped a route to long life, and tells us why red wine might be a good antidote to ageing. Evidence dating back to the 1930s shows how lifespan can at least be extended, but there is no magic potion. McKay reduced the calorie intake in ...
Section: Content | Category: Features | Date: Monday, 01 January 2007 | Hits: 25453
In April 2005 I was assigned a mission: to take a tour of epigenetics in Europe. The prospect filled me with a great deal of excitement, but a big question. What on earth is epigenetics all about? Thankfully, my mission afforded me an adventure into continental Europe to talk to the scientists themselves [...] In April 2005 I was assigned a mission: ...
Section: Content | Category: Features | Date: Friday, 01 August 2008 | Hits: 38769