To mark Jeans for Genes Day in the UK, Sam Rose discusses current research on genetic diseases and where charity funds are being distributed.
With epigenetics being known to play a major role in some diseases, we're now seeing the emergence of specialist centers dedicated to clinical epigenetics… Read more »
Hereditas has now published it's first articles on the BioMed Central platform. To mark the journal launch we met with new co-Editor-in-Chief Professor Yongyong… Read more »
Last week the ASHG annual meeting took place in the delightful home of crab cakes, Baltimore. Sam Rose reports on some of the highlights from this year’s… Read more »
Decades of research into basic epigenetic mechanisms, along with advanced research into epigenetic disease biomarkers, have made it possible to bring… Read more »
Genes and Environment has officially launched with BioMed Central! To mark this special occasion we look at a few aspects of environmental mutagenesis, and the… Read more »
The human genome is full of untold stories about our evolution and history. In the post-genomic era, we are constantly developing more advanced tools to reveal… Read more »
DNA Day seems as good a time as any to reflect on how the field of genetics has branched off, and so here's some thoughts on which areas are the ones to watch.
The biological and technological significance of mobile genetic elements, or "jumping genes", is increasingly being realized. Mobile DNA is the flagship journal… Read more »
A report from the Clinical Epigenetics Society meeting, a forum for discussing the translation of epigenetic principles into cutting-edge clinical practice.