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Watch our step-by-step guide to ChIP-seq data analysis webinar

Watch our webinar presented by our guest speaker Dr. Xi Chen (EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute) and learn how to perform routine ChIP-seq data analysis using a combination of different online tools.

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DNA methylation changes during cell differentiation | free webinar

Interested in epigenetics? Join Dr. Esteban Ballestar on February 11 for a webinar on the connections between DNA methylation and other epigenetic marks and the interplay with transcription factors.

Our speaker will cover the following topics:

  • DNA methylation: genomic distribution and functional roles
  • Changes in DNA methylation during differentiation processes
  • Targeting of DNA methylation changes
  • DNA demethylation, mechanisms

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Top epigenetics articles | November 2014

Every month we summarize our favorite epigenetics research papers to help you keep on top of the latest literature.

This month, how microRNAs in cancer exosomes might promote tumorigenesis, Capture Hi-C finds a role for gene deserts in breast cancer, and the role of H3K9me3 in X-chromosome inactivation.

View our November selection »


New poster on glia and demyelinating diseases

Created in collaboration with Drs. Jill McMahon and Una Fitzgerald of the National University of Ireland, Galway, our newest poster highlights the roles of different glial cell types in demyelination as well as their most important protein markers. Download the PDF or request a free copy.

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Understanding the pathways of necroptotic cell death | free webinar

This webinar, chaired by Dr. Andrew Oberst will help you understand the link as well as differences between apoptosis and necroptosis. He will also introduce new tools developed to activate effectors of necroptosis.

Our speaker will cover the following topics:

  • Necroptosis
  • The fuctional link between apoptosis and necroptosis
  • New tools to directly activate the necroptotic effectors RIPK3 and MLKL

Join us on January 28, 2015.

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Watch our webinar on the role of Polycomb group (PcG) proteins in cancer

You can now watch our webinar presented by Dr. Adrian Bracken (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) for free. Our speaker discusses the connections between Polycombs and cancer by considering a number of early and more recent studies on the subject. He also provides a perspective on the future and how this knowledge could be harnessed for improved cancer therapies.

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Scientist of the month | interview with Dr. Esteban Ballestar

Scientist of the month for November is Dr. Esteban Ballestar, senior group leader at the Bellvitge Institute for Biomedical Research (PEBC-IDIBELL) in Barcelona.

Esteban lets us in on some of the exciting research on DNA demethylation in disease being carried out in his lab, and tells us more about what we can expect from our upcoming webinar on DNA methylation changes during cell differentiation.

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Watch our applications of ChIP webinar

Have you missed out on the applications of ChIP webinar? You can now watch it for free.

Our speaker, Dr. David Grotsky, gives a brief introduction to chromatin and the ChIP protocol, followed by highlights of relevant publications where ChIP, ChIP-on-chip and ChIP-seq have been used to map genomic regions and histone modifications.

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Interview with Gerd Kempermann | Adult Neurogenesis 2015

Following meetings in Dresden (2007), Frauenchiemsee (2010) and Barcelona (2012), Prof Gerd Kempermann (CRTD, Germany) will be returning to chair the fourth conference in the Adult Neurogenesis meeting series in Dresden on May 5-8, 2015.

We recently caught up with Prof Kempermann to hear about his research and get his thoughts on this upcoming meeting.

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Abcam Events | 10th Anniversary give-away

Four lucky winners will be given free registration and all-inclusive accommodation to either Chromatin: Structure & Function 2015 (November 16-19, 2015 - Grand Caymans) or Maintenance of Genome Stability 2016 (March 7-10, 2016 - Panama).

To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is to provide a few details to enter our prize drawing before December 13, 2014.

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