• Job Posting: Junior group leader positions at the European Institute of Oncology in Milan (IEO)

    March 20, 2014

    The European Institute of Oncology in Milan (IEO), Italy is seeking junior Group Leaders working in any research area related to basic cancer biology, based on either experimental or computational technologies.

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  • European Commission has published the first work programme and calls

    December 18, 2013

    European Commission has published the first work programme and calls for the health, demographic change and wellbeing challenge societal challenge of Horizon 2020 for 2014/15 a few days ago. Horizon 2020 is the EU Research and Innovation programme with nearly €80 billion of funding available (€7 billion for Health) over 7 years (2014 to 2020). The societal challenge ‘Health, demographic change...

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  • Bilateral French-German call for proposals on Epigenomics of Common and Age-related Diseases

    February 20, 2013

    The Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) is joining the BMBF (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung – German ministry for education and research) to launch a joint call which aims to promote synergy and added value through the establishment of high-quality, interdisciplinary binational collaborations among researchers in France and Germany, in the field of human epigenomics. Key...

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  • NIH Common Fund announces new funding opportunity for the epigenomics program

    January 11, 2013

    The Funding Opportunity Announcement (FAO) seeks proposals to develop novel tools and technologies for tissue-, cell-, or locus-specific manipulation of the epigenome. Proposals may also develop tools and technologies to enable epigenetic manipulation with precise temporal control. Also investigators at foreign institutions are eligible to apply.

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  • The hidden life of our genes

    November 15, 2012

    The documentary film « The hidden life of our genes », written and directed by Hervé Nisic, produced by Pierre-François Decouflé (Heliox Films) with the support of the 7th framework research programme of the European Union (The epigenome project), presents the European research on epigenetics. It has recently been awarded with the best film award at the International Life Sciences Film Festival...

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  • Epigenetics: Reading the second genomic code

    November 13, 2012

    In a recent article Nature takes a look at transient changes to the genome which make its code more complex to interpret, but still put a gleam in the eye of drug and technology developers.

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  • A Guide to the Epigenome

    November 13, 2012

    An article released in this month’s issue of The Scientist details the data resources that are freely available to the research community through the NIH Roadmap Epigenomics Program and Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Project. In addition it provides hands-on information on how researchers can make use of the visualization tools.

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