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Two birds with one stone: CTCF control of dynamic gene expression during heart development.

Posted by on October 9th, 2017

CTCF binds to chromatin and is thought of as an architectural protein in the genome. If the genome were a text, CTCF would act like the punctuation marks, so that words are grouped together becoming meaningful sentences. When I started my PhD, the Manzanares lab had been fruitfully collaborating with that of Jose Luis Gómez-Skarmeta at[…]

Meet Our Scientists VIDEO: Marco Milán: “To study how cells communicate with each other, perhaps the best model organism is the fruit fly”

Posted by on February 15th, 2017

The “Meet Our Scientists” video entitled “Our relative the fly” presents the research performed by Marco Millán on the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the regulation of tissue growth during normal development, tissue homeostasis, and tumorigenesis.     Marco Milán, ICREA research professor, leads the Development and Growth Control Laboratory at IRB Barcelona. In the[…]

“Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance” Workshop – Funded Early Career Scientist Places Available

Posted by on May 29th, 2015

The next Company of Biologists Workshop is titled “Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance” and we have 10 funded places available for early career scientists! This workshop is being organised by Edith Heard and Ruth Lehman and will take place from the 4th – 7th October 2015 at Wiston House, West Sussex, in the UK.  You can find more information about this workshop here. Only[…]

A day in the life of a Marchantia lab

Posted by on May 12th, 2015

Cecilia Lara-Mondragón and Mario Arteaga-Vázquez Hello, my name is Cecilia Lara. I am an undergrad student working under the supervision of Dr. Mario Arteaga-Vazquez at the Laboratory of Epigenetics and Developmental Biology. Our lab is part of the Institute for Biotechnology and Applied Ecology at the University of Veracruz (INBIOTECA-UV). The INBIOTECA-UV is located in[…]