Nov 17, 2015

Affecting health across generations

Antoine Peters and his group at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), in collaboration with scientists from Canada, have shed new light on paternal epigenetic inheritance. Experiments in a mouse model show that the development of offspring can be severely impaired by alterations in chromatin and gene expression in developing male germ cells. These findings, just published in Science, have the potential to change our understanding of the mechanisms whereby traits are inherited. Read more

Oct 26, 2015

Mapping face sensation in the brainstem

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Oct 19, 2015

Establishment of enhancer landscapes in hematopoietic cells re-visited

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Sep 23, 2015

Controlling anxiety

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Next seminars & events

Dec 03, 2015. Time: 10.00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Probing protein structural changes in health and disease
Paola Picotti, Institute for Biochemistry, ETH Zürich

Dec 09, 2015. Time: 11.00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Extensive oscillatory gene expression during nematode larval development
Gert-Jan Hendriks

Dec 09, 2015. Time: 15.00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Applications of genome editing tools in drug discovery and basic research
Rodrigo Villasenor

Dec 09, 2015. Time: 16.00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Hubert Bloch Lectures
Islet inflammation in type 2 diabetes: Pathology and physiology

Marc Donath, Department of Biomedicine (DBM), University Hospital Basel

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Recent Publications

Caroni P Inhibitory microcircuit modules in hippocampal learning Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2015 Dec; 35:35:66-73

Gründemann J, Lüthi A Ensemble coding in amygdala circuits for associative learning Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2015 Dec; 35:200-206

Koren S, Bentires-Alj M Breast Tumor Heterogeneity: Source of Fitness, Hurdle for Therapy Mol Cell. 2015 Nov; 60(4):537-46

Gonzalez-Sandoval A, Towbin BD, Kalck V, Cabianca DS, Gaidatzis D, Hauer MH, Geng L, Wang L, Yang T, Wang X, Zhao K, Gasser SM Perinuclear Anchoring of H3K9-Methylated Chromatin Stabilizes Induced Cell Fate in C. elegans Embryos Cell. 2015 Nov; [Epub ahead of print]

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