What’s new: June, 2016, Addgene Newsletter published news in the field of epigenetic CRISPR/Cas9-based tools and cited our new released paper “Repurposing the CRISPR-Cas9 system for targeted DNA methylation“. The vectors containing inactive Cas9 (dCas9) and the catalytic domain of DNMT3A, co-expressed along with sgRNA for targeting specific region of interest, are available in Addgene.
More information: Addgene
Event: International Meeting “Game of Epigenomics”
Vlatka Zoldoš delivered 30 min oral presentation entitled “Epigenetic deregulation is an important mechanism leading to aberrant protein glycosylation in human complex diseases“. She presented new results from her group that have been published recently within three papers: Vojta et al. 2016, BBA General Subjects; Vojta, Dobrinić et al. 2016, NAR; Klasić et al. 2016, Scientific Reports. In the same meeting Melanija delivered oral presentation entitled “A splicing switch of the histone variant MACROH2A couples the chromatin state to energy metabolism“.
When and Where: April, 24-28, 2016, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Organised by: Institute Rudjer Bošković
More information: http://goe.irb.hr