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Paul Liam Harrison Dr. Paul Liam Harrison is the EpiGeneSys resident artist and a researcher at the University of Dundee, Visual Research Centre (VRC)Print Publishing facility. His research interests include an ongoing investigation into the relationships between art and science. Paul is particularly interested in the processing methods and visualisation ...
Section: Content | Category: Ressources commune | Date: Monday, 12 September 2011 | Hits: 25987
For much of human history, women were officially excluded from the scientific realm. However, in spite of their invisibility in the history narrative, this did not mean that science was exclusively a man's world. Many women, throughout the centuries, have managed to overcome their marginalisation and excel in their chosen field, making vital contributions ...
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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: 4069
Published at Nature Blogs Soapbox Science, 25 Jul 2012"My dream is that by collaborating with Brazil’s inherently creative, scientifically curious and innovative culture, we can create a template that could be applied to the rest of the world." [online] ...
Section: Content | Category: Other | Date: Thursday, 02 August 2012 | Hits: 4769
Can epigenetics underlie the enduring effects of a mother's love? Lizzie Buchen investigates the criticisms of a landmark study and the controversial field to which it gave birth.Published online 8 September 2010 | Nature 467, 146-148 (2010) | doi:10.1038/467146a [online]
Section: Content | Category: Epigenetics & behavior | Date: Tuesday, 12 June 2012 | Hits: 4908
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: 15664
The science of collaboration The science of collaboration Name: Tatyana Ehrenfest-AfanasyevaNationality: Russian/DutchLived: 1876-1964Fields: Mathematics, physics and educationClaim to fame: Made major contributions to the foundations of statistical mechanics and statistical thermodynamics Close ...
Section: Content | Category: Women in science | Date: Friday, 29 March 2013 | Hits: 8057
Make science, not war Make science, not war Name: Gertrud Jan WokerNationality: SwissLived: 1878-1968Fields: Chemistry, toxicology, pharmacology and biologyClaim to fame: Talented toxicologist and vigorous peace campaigner who campaigned for the ethical application of research In the first half ...
Section: Content | Category: Women in science | Date: Tuesday, 02 April 2013 | Hits: 5792
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: 13320
A fingerprint on the history of science A fingerprint on the history of science Name: Kristine BonnevieNationality: NorwegianLived: 1872-1949Fields: Genetics, marine zoology and cytologyClaim to fame: First female professor in Norway, who made key discoveries in the field of genetics A forceful ...
Section: Content | Category: Women in science | Date: Thursday, 28 March 2013 | Hits: 6106
Stefan Janusz reports on how genes are poised for transcription. A publication by researchers at the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre (Genome Function Group) has shown that genes supposedly hidden from transcriptional machinery can still be poised and ready to be expressed. [...] March 2010 Stefan Janusz reports on how genes are poised for transcription A ...
Section: Content | Category: In brief | Date: Monday, 01 March 2010 | Hits: 11689
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: 16928
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: 15268
(The Scicurious Brain: The Good, Bad, and Weird in Physiology and Neuroscience)Published by Scientific American: May 14, 2012 [online] ...
Section: Content | Category: Epigenetics & behavior | Date: Tuesday, 12 June 2012 | Hits: 3887