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PostDoc Position on Ageing and Fertility in the Payer Lab (CRG Barcelona)

Posted by , on 11 July 2018

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated candidate to join our group for a PostDoc position. In the Payer lab (http://www.crg.eu/bernhard_payer), we study epigenetic reprogramming in the mammalian ...

The people behind the papers - Jinjin Zhu & Justin Kumar

Posted by , on 9 April 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 ...

In vivo profiling of chromatin accessibility with CATaDa

Posted by , on 13 March 2018

The following post is an introduction into the technnique described in our recent paper: Aughey, G.N., et al., CATaDa reveals global remodelling of chromatin accessibility during stem cell differentiation in ...

Silencing transposons during epigenetic reprogramming

Posted by , on 8 November 2017

Molecules called endosiRNAs help us avoid genetic chaos, according to a new study from a team at the Babraham Institute. Much of the human genome contains pieces of DNA called ...

Older wombs linked to complications in pregnant mice

Posted by , on 6 September 2017

This article is recent news from the Babraham Institute in Cambridge, view the original post here and the Nature Communications research paper here. Deciding to start a family later in ...

The people behind the papers: Rute Tomaz & Véronique Azuara

Posted by , on 15 February 2017

Embryonic stem cells express genes necessary for self-renewal, and also ‘prime’ lineage-specific genes which stay silent until differentiation; the molecular players and pathways that govern the timely gene expression are still being ...

Free webinar | Single-cell RNA-seq and cell heterogeneity in the central nervous system

Posted by , on 17 August 2016

Register here: http://bit.ly/single_cell_rna_seq_webinar  Interested in understanding RNA-seq and its application to the study of oligodendrocyte heterogeneity? Join Dr Gonçalo Castelo-Branco and Dr Amit Zeisel, of the the Department of Medical Biochemistry ...

Postdoctoral position in chromatin and epigenetic control of Drosophila development

Posted by , on 30 June 2016

Stockholm University, Sweden, invites applications for one postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Professor Mattias Mannervik at the Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute (http://www.su.se/mbw). The position is scheduled ...

Adventures in Studying Brain Sex Differences

Posted by , on 8 May 2015

by Peg McCarthy and Bridget Nugent The biological phenomenon of hormonally induced sexual differentiation of the brain has been an empirical topic of study for over 50 years1 but much ...

Postdoctoral position in chromatin regulation and epigenetic control of Drosophila development

Posted by , on 19 February 2015

Stockholm University, Sweden, invites applications for one postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Professor Mattias Mannervik at the Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute (http://www.su.se/mbw/research/research-groups/integrative-biology/group-mannervik). The position is scheduled ...

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