The human body contains more than one hundred thousand billion cells, which can be divided in two categories, if we look at it in a simplified way. One of them is somatic (derived from the greek...Read More...
Yes they do! And this ability of methyl groups to be copied at each round of DNA replication is what makes DNA methylation "epigenetics": the information carried by these methyl groups is...Read More...
Watch this video of EpiGeneSys coordinator Geneviève Almouzni, director of the Research centre at the Institut Curie, speaking about network achievements and plans for the future. It was recorded for the Conference EPIGENomics and Health Care Policy: Challenges and Opportunities, December 1-3, 2014 in Milan.View Video
From BBC Radio 4, hear John Gurdon talk about his work on cloning frogs, and where it might lead.View Video
Watch the Nobel Prize winner, Sir John Gurdon, speak about winning the prize and about his revolutionary work on nuclear reprogramming.View Video
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.View Video
32 Masters and PhD students from all over Europe, many of them from EpiGeneSys labs, came to Paris to take part in the 8th edition of the popular course at the Institute Curie. For a whole week the participants attended scientific lectures, both didactic and presenting the latest research, listened to talks on topics such as the peer review process or how to optimize the chances for publication, [...]View Video
“ Its becoming clear that systems biology is something that epigenetics is going to have to get a handle on ” - Edith Heard, Group Leader, Institut Curie, Paris, FranceView Video