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The people behind the papers – Jinjin Zhu & Justin Kumar

Posted by on April 9th, 2018

Cell fate commitment relies on both activation of appropriate genes and suppression of inappropriate ones. Polycomb group proteins are known to be crucial epigenetic silencers of developmental genes, but the manner by which they control fateĀ in vivo, and the relative roles of different Polycomb proteins in silencing, have remained unclear. A new paper in Development[…]

Cellular Reincarnation

Posted by on October 1st, 2013

Stuck! Here I was trapped in this valley with no way out. And it was crowded here, with all of my fibers I sensed numerous peers condemned to a similar fate. The wonderful scenes that could be reached from the top of Mt. Waddington had been illusionary. Was this my reward: being trapped in Fibrocity,[…]