Vote for Dr. Vavouri in the Vanguardia de la Ciencia award
The vote is open to everyone, scientist or not, until February 28.
The actin-binding protein profilin 2 is a novel regulator of iron homeostasis
The Iron Metabolism, Regulation and Disease group publishes two new studies on iron disorders
A study published by scientists at the IJC has applied DNA methylation profiling to samples from patients with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML)
A study carried out by Laura Palomo, as part of her doctorate in the Genetics and Epigenetics of Myeloid Neoplasms Group, led by Dr Lurdes Zamora, shows that methylation profiling can be used to separate out distinct groups of patients and to predict how the disease will progress for some of these groups
Another step in understanding the ABO and FORS blood group systems
The new paper published by the Immunohematology and Glycobiology Group describes why FORS-1 negative people have FORS-1 positive cancers
Researchers from the IJC Contribute to the New Guide for Use of NGS in Clincal Practice
Researchers from the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research (IJC) Institute play an important part in all areas covered in the new guide
IJC Cytometry Studies of Multidrug Resistance presented at CytoAsia 2017
Jordi Petriz of the Functional Cytomics Group attended CtyoAsia 25-27 October
MacroH2A1.1 regulates mitochondrial respiration by limiting nuclear NAD+ consumption
A new paper published by researchers from the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC) and the Programme of Predictive and Personalized Medicine of Cancer, Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (PMPPC-IGTP) reveals a new role for macroH2A1.1. The project was spear-headed by Melanija Posavec Marjanovic and Sarah Hurtado-Bagès, two PhD students enrolled in the Pompeu Fabra University PhD program.
New Insights into Blood Group Gene Evolution
Dr Yamamoto, famous for his seminal work on the genetics of the ABO blood groups has brought new insights to the evolution of the ABO and FORs blood group systems in vertebrates.
Link between defects in DNA replication and loss of heterochromatin.
A second paper from a multidisciplinary group from several research centres finds the link between defects in DNA replication and loss of heterochromatin. This work follows on from the paper published in Science in April.