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Genetics and epigenetics

Outside the Lab Profession

The Epigenomic Explorer

| Joanna Cummings

We sit down with 2018 Biemann Medal winner Benjamin Garcia to discuss the value of mentorship and how it has shaped his research on histones

Outside the Lab Genetics and epigenetics

The Epigenetic Landscape

| William Aryitey

Despite being a young field, epigenetics has an important role to play when investigating, diagnosing, and treating complex diseases

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

Biomarkers on the Brain

| Steve Clifford

A newly discovered chromosome signature offers hope to children with medulloblastoma who may not need intense therapy

Subspecialties Oncology

Kill Command for Cancer

| Luke Turner

Naturally occurring miRNA sequences can be deadly to cancer cells, but can this be ramped up to maximize toxicity?

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

The Evolution of Epigenetic Biomarkers

| Niamh Buckley, Laura Feeney, James Beirne, and Paul Mullan

Markers such as DNA methylation, analyzed by liquid biopsy, may improve on ovarian cancer testing options like gold standard CA125

Subspecialties Analytical science

A Lasting Legacy

| Mary J. Wirth

A story of war, famine, epigenetics, and how all three colluded to change the phenotype of a generation of babies – and beyond

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

Thinking Outside the (Genome) Box

| Jason Mellad

Epigenetics may combine with liquid biopsy to offer an effective way of detecting early-stage cancers and recurrences

Outside the Lab Genetics and epigenetics

A Global Citizen

We sit down with Malak Abedalthagafi to talk about the biggest issues facing pathology and how she has adapted to working around the globe

Inside the Lab Clinical care

Biochip Breakthrough

| Luke Turner

With antimicrobial resistance an ever-increasing threat to modern medicine, a new breakthrough may rapidly identify drug-resistant microbe strains to ensure effective treatment

Inside the Lab Biochemistry and molecular biology

One Drop at a Time

| Alexander Dobrovic and Cloud Paweletz

When seeking the greatest benefit from liquid biopsy, droplet digital PCR can help by offering speed, sensitivity, and absolute quantitation

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