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Mar 19, 2019

A distinct form of epigenetic memory

Epigenetic memory of transcriptional gene silencing has been observed in several organisms. However, it was not known whether mechanisms exist that convey transgenerational memory of a silencing “experience”, without silencing the gene permanently. The Bühler group has now found such a phenomenon in a unicellular organism. Read more

Mar 13, 2019

New Marie Curie and EMBO Fellows at the FMI

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Mar 07, 2019

Transfer of FMI Directorship: Silvia Arber and Dirk Schübeler to be co-directors

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Feb 26, 2019

Oncogenic risk arising from the loss of repeat silencing

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Next seminars & events

Mar 21, 2019. Time: 11:30  FMI Room 530  CANCELLED

To mate or not to mate: neural control of sexual behaviour
Nirao Shah, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Mar 28, 2019. Time: 10:00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Part of the Basel Worm Meeting 2019
Integrating reward and aversion during learning

Arantza Barrios, University College London, London UK

Mar 28, 2019. Time: 11:00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Part of the Basel Worm Meeting 2019
Ubiquitin sets the timer: coordination of protein homeostatis and aging

Thorsten Hoppe, University of Koeln, Koeln, Germany

Apr 02, 2019. Time: 10:00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

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Johannes Bigenzahn, Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (CeMM), Vienna, Austria

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Recent Publications

Obradovic MMS, Hamelin B, Manevski N, Couto JP, Sethi A, Coissieux MM, Münst S, Okamoto R, Kohler H, Schmidt A, Bentires-Alj M Glucocorticoids promote breast cancer metastasis. Nature. 2019 Mar 13

Hurst V, Gasser SM The study of protein recruitment to UV-induced DNA lesions can be distorted by photoconversion of DNA dyes like Hoechst or DAPI. F1000Res. 2019;8:104

Padeken J, Zeller P, Towbin B, Katic I, Kalck V, Methot SP, Gasser SM Synergistic lethality between BRCA1 and H3K9me2 loss reflects satellite derepression. Genes Dev. 2019 Feb 25

Delaney CE, Methot SP, Guidi M, Katic I, Gasser SM, Padeken J Heterochromatic foci and transcriptional repression by an unstructured MET-2/SETDB1 co-factor LIN-65. J Cell Biol. 2019 Feb 8

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