Genetics and Epigenetics

The Epigenetic Dynamics of X-chromosome Inactivation: Fine-tuning Gene Dosage during Development - The Rockefeller University Newswire

Epigenetics - Thu, 2017-04-20 14:07

The Epigenetic Dynamics of X-chromosome Inactivation: Fine-tuning Gene Dosage during Development
The Rockefeller University Newswire
Edith Heard , Ph.D. , professor and chair, epigenetics and cellular memory, Collge de France; director, department of genetics and developmental biology , Institut Curie ,. X-chromosome inactivation during early female development is an essential ...

how your life could change the cells of your grandkids - ABC Online

Epigenetics - Thu, 2017-04-20 13:01

how your life could change the cells of your grandkids
ABC Online
What you experience in your lifetime can modify your DNA, and these changes can be passed down through the generations. We explain what the new science of epigenetics means for your children and grandchildren. Everyone's heard of the genome: that ...

New Elsevier Book Features Latest Innovations in Applying Epigenetics in Laboratories and Clinics - Marketwired (press release)

Epigenetics - Thu, 2017-04-20 02:03

Marketwired (press release)

New Elsevier Book Features Latest Innovations in Applying Epigenetics in Laboratories and Clinics
Marketwired (press release)
CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwired - April 20, 2017) - Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and health, today announced the publication of Translating Epigenetics to the Clinic, edited by Jeffrey Laurence. One of three new ...

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A Child's Mental Fitness Could Be Epigenetically Influenced by Dad's Diet - WhatIsEpigenetics.com (blog)

Epigenetics - Tue, 2017-04-18 10:10

A Child's Mental Fitness Could Be Epigenetically Influenced by Dad's Diet
WhatIsEpigenetics.com (blog)
Epigenetic research has shown that mothers can influence epigenetic marks on their offspring's DNA, changing how they react to stress, whether or not they grow up healthy, and their ability to learn, remember, and adapt as adults. We are now only ...

Epigenetics Around the Web: Epigenetics and health in 2030, botched vitamin B cure, and more - Genetic Literacy Project

Epigenetics - Mon, 2017-04-17 07:48

Genetic Literacy Project

Epigenetics Around the Web: Epigenetics and health in 2030, botched vitamin B cure, and more
Genetic Literacy Project
Driven by epigenetics data? It's still unclear exactly the role that epigenetics could play in tracking and improving health, but as we see the revolution unfolding, it is plausible. In his article entitled “The city in 2030”, Adrian Bridgwater ...

Epigenetics of reproductive infertility. - UroToday

Epigenetics - Sat, 2017-04-15 17:55

Epigenetics of reproductive infertility.
UroToday
In recent times various studies implicated that, aberrant epigenetic mechanisms are associated with reproductive infertility. There might be transgenerational effects associated with epigenetic modifications of gametes and studies suggest the ...

Epigenetic Clock That Controls Aging Found in Mouse - Wall Street Pit

Epigenetics - Sat, 2017-04-15 11:48

Wall Street Pit

Epigenetic Clock That Controls Aging Found in Mouse
Wall Street Pit
To better understand how each of the contributory factors affect aging — specifically which accelerates it and what can slow it down — researchers refer to an age biomarker known as the epigenetic clock. In contrast with a traditional clock which ...

Is Epigenetics Inherited? - Harvard Magazine

Epigenetics - Fri, 2017-04-14 08:21

Is Epigenetics Inherited?
Harvard Magazine
Epigenetics, which governs whether specific genes in the body are turned on or not, has broad effects on health and development, ranging from the propensity to develop cancer to a disposition to become fat or thin. That has made epigenetic inheritance ...

Researchers Want to Regulate Your Genes to Help You Defeat ... - Futurism

Epigenetics - Thu, 2017-04-13 09:59

Futurism

Researchers Want to Regulate Your Genes to Help You Defeat ...
Futurism
Scientists are studying the ways to switch genes on and off to battle cancer. This could eventually lead to highly personalized treatments for cancer.

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Global Epigenetics Market worth will reach to $4.92 billion by 2018 at a CAGR of 26.85% - Medgadget (blog)

Epigenetics - Wed, 2017-04-12 05:27

Global Epigenetics Market worth will reach to $4.92 billion by 2018 at a CAGR of 26.85%
Medgadget (blog)
The Epigenetics Market is basically segmented into three categories mainly on the basis of technique, applications and geography. The mechanism sector can be segmented into three different categories mainly DNA Methylation, RNA Interference and ...

Oncgnostics Licenses Epigenetics-Based Cervical Cancer Test to ... - 360Dx (subscription)

Epigenetics - Tue, 2017-04-11 11:48

360Dx (subscription)

Oncgnostics Licenses Epigenetics-Based Cervical Cancer Test to ...
360Dx (subscription)
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Oncgnostics, a Jena, Germany-based molecular diagnostic company, has out-licensed its GynTect cervical cancer test to ...

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Epigenetics Around the Web: No, income inequality does not cause epigenetic changes, botching Lamarck, and more - Genetic Literacy Project

Epigenetics - Tue, 2017-04-11 10:24

Genetic Literacy Project

Epigenetics Around the Web: No, income inequality does not cause epigenetic changes, botching Lamarck, and more
Genetic Literacy Project
This week's features: A psychology professor claims that income inequality is causing epigenetic changes and a Huffington Post article on climate change and wine grapes muddles the science of evolution. Plus, see what's trending on the Epigenetics ...

Epigenetic Computer Program 'CancerLocator' Detects and ... - WhatIsEpigenetics.com (blog)

Epigenetics - Tue, 2017-04-11 07:53

Epigenetic Computer Program 'CancerLocator' Detects and ...
WhatIsEpigenetics.com (blog)
What if instead of invasive cancer tests, scientists could run a blood sample through a computer program and not only detect whether cancer is present or not, ...

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What is epigenetics? - Little Atoms

Epigenetics - Sun, 2017-04-09 02:58

What is epigenetics?
Little Atoms
In its simplest sense, epigenetics is the science of how genes get turned on and off. All the cells in your body (more or less) have the same set of 20,000-or-so genes. This is your genome – a set of biological recipes that your cells use to make the ...

Epigenetic Studies May Unlock Clues to Gene Mutations - OncLive

Epigenetics - Fri, 2017-04-07 12:01

OncLive

Epigenetic Studies May Unlock Clues to Gene Mutations
OncLive
Epigenetics, the study of heritable changes in gene expression, is a new and emerging field that is revolutionizing the way oncologists diagnose and treat cancer. Epigenetic changes are one of the primary ways we respond to environmental influences ...

Robot epigenetics: Adding complexity to embodied robot evolution - Space Daily

Epigenetics - Thu, 2017-04-06 23:34

Robot epigenetics: Adding complexity to embodied robot evolution
Space Daily
In a new research article published in Frontiers in Robotics and AI, researchers add more complexity to the field by demonstrating for the first time that just like in biological evolution, embodied robot evolution is impacted by epigenetic factors. In ...

Epigenetics to the Rescue on Climate Change - WhatIsEpigenetics.com (blog)

Epigenetics - Tue, 2017-04-04 08:15

Epigenetics to the Rescue on Climate Change
WhatIsEpigenetics.com (blog)
Epigenetics looks at how the environment and other external factors affect genes and their behavior. Environmental conditions, like heat and toxins, affect DNA indirectly by modifying certain epigenetic factors or mechanisms. These mechanisms produce ...

Can the study of epigenomics lead to personalized cancer treatment? - San Francisco Chronicle

Epigenetics - Mon, 2017-04-03 19:07

Can the study of epigenomics lead to personalized cancer treatment?
San Francisco Chronicle
Epigenetics makes sense of chemical modifications that can switch genes on or off. Importantly, none of these modifications changes the DNA sequence. Alternatively, our own cells use epigenomic regulators to control the activity of genes. If the right ...

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Evaluating Epigenome-Targeting Cancer Therapies - The Scientist

Epigenetics - Mon, 2017-04-03 14:09

The Scientist

Evaluating Epigenome-Targeting Cancer Therapies
The Scientist
A handful of epigenetic therapies have already been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and many more are in development. Issa and other presenters at a session on epigenetics at the ongoing American Association for Cancer ...

Robot epigenetics: Adding complexity to embodied robot evolution - Science Daily

Epigenetics - Mon, 2017-04-03 11:41

Robot epigenetics: Adding complexity to embodied robot evolution
Science Daily
However, the genomes of living organisms are also affected by development -- events during their lifetime that lead to epigenetic changes. In biology, this interplay between evolution and development is known as evo-devo, which has emphasized the ...

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