Epigenetics Podcast

Discover the stories behind the science!


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 38m. Bisher sind 88 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 8 hours 16 minutes


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episode 18: Epigenetic Origins Of Heterogeneity And Disease (Andrew Pospisilik)

In this episode of the Epigenetics Podcast, we caught up with Dr. Andrew Pospisilik from the Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan to talk about his work on the epigenetic origins of heterogeneity and disease. Dr. Andrew Pospisilik worked at the ...


 2020-02-19  33m

episode 17: PIXUL: On the Leading Edge of Chromatin Shearing (Karol Bomsztyk and Tom Matula)

In this episode of the Epigenetics Podcast, we caught up with Karol Bomsztyk M.D. and Tom Matula, Ph.D. from the University of Washington and Matchstick Technologies, to talk about their work on DNA and chromatin sonication. During his career, Karol's re...


 2020-01-28  45m

episode 16: Influence of Histone Variants on Chromatin Structure and Metabolism (Markus Buschbeck)

In this episode of the Epigenetics Podcast, we sat down with Marcus Buschbeck, Group Leader at the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute in Barcelona, to talk about his work on the histone variant macroH2A, its role in metabolism and how it contrib...


 2019-12-16  31m

episode 15: Epigenetic Mechanisms of Aging and Longevity (Shelley Berger)

In this Episode we sat down with Shelley Berger, Keynote Speaker at the "EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Metabolism Meets Epigenetics" to talk about her work on Epigenetic Mechanisms of Aging and Longevity. On how cytoplasmic chromatin fragments are involved in t...


 2019-11-21  38m

episode 14: Epigenetics & Glioblastoma: New Approaches to Treat Brain Cancer (Lucy Stead)

In this Episode of the Epigenetics Podcast our guest Lucy Stead from the University of Leeds provides insight into her work on intratumor heterogeneity in Glioblastoma. In order to tackle this area she uses an holistic approach including Computational Ge...


 2019-10-15  43m

episode 13: The Past, Present, and Future of Epigenetics (Joe Fernandez, founder of Active Motif)

Joe Fernandez, the founder of Active Motif, has played a significant role in the evolution of the biotechnology industry. He’s seen where the industry has been, and he has a good idea where it’s going.  Prior to founding Active Motif in 1999, Joe was a c...


 2019-09-05  23m

episode 12: The Interchromatin Network Model (Ana Pombo)

In this Episode of the Epigenetics Podcast our guest Ana Pombo from the Max-Delbrück-Center in Berlin provides insight in her work on the interplay between gene regulation and genome architecture. To do so she and her team use different state of the art ...


 2019-08-12  29m

episode 11: Dosage Compensation in Drosophila (Asifa Akhtar)

Dosage compensation is an essential process to regulate the gene expression of the X-chromosome in female and male flies. Thereby the mechanism of regulation in humans and in drosophila is different. In humans one X-chromosome is randomly shut down in fe...


 2019-07-16  36m

episode 10: Spatial Organization of the Human Genome (Wendy Bickmore)

In recent years it has become more and more evident, that genome folding and chromatin packaging into the nucleus plays a pivotal role in the regulation of gene expression. In this Episode of our Podcast our host Dr. Stefan Dillinger spoke with Professor...


 2019-06-11  31m

episode 9: Heterochromatin and Phase Separation (Gary Karpen)

Heterochromatin plays a pivotal role in organizing our genome in the nucleus and separating active from inactive genomic regions. In this Podcast Episode our Guest Gary Karpen from UC Berkeley sits down with our Host Stefan Dillinger to talk about the re...


 2019-05-09  34m