Australian epigenetics research news

Australian epigenetics researchers have been busy this year! We thought we’d share some of the publications AEpiA members have told us about: New research from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health at the University of Melbourne shows that raising...

DNA methylation analysis ready for clinical use

Image Credit: Christoph Bock/CeMM An international team of scientists, including AEpiA researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, has shown that DNA methylation analysis is a mature technology that is ready for clinical use. Their study was...

Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance in obesity

A study led by researchers at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Sydney has revealed that obese male mice can pass on metabolic phenotypes not only to their children, but also to their granddchildren. Their work was published online in the journal...

Highlights of Epigenetics 2015

Last month, we hosted AEpiA’s sixth flagship conference, Epigenetics 2015, in beautiful Hobart, Tasmania. What an exciting and inspiring three days! Thank you Hobart for welcoming us and well done to Adele Holloway, Jo Dickinson and all the organising committee...

Epigenetics Consortium of SA hosts Inaugural Meeting

The Epigenetics Consortium of South Australia Incorporated (EpiCSA) hosted its Inaugural Seminar earlier this week in Adelaide. On Wednesday 18th November, EpiCSA hosted its Inaugural Seminar at The Science Exchange in Adelaide. The Chairperson of EpiCSA, Tina...