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Lab Times Magazine pays attention to "An old-age enigma"

Lab Times is a news magazine for European life sciences. In the Februari 2014 issue they describe the value of Erik van den Akker's network approach to identify robust co-expressed modules associating with chronological age.

April 03 2014 Author: MolEpi - Molecular Epidemiology

Molepi in Forever Young (Eeuwig Jong)

Forever Young

Everyone wants to become old, but no one wants to BE old. ‘Eeuwig Jong’ is a four-episoded series of Max Broadcasting (Omroep Max) about the western focus for eternal youth. Yesterday the series started and tonight (January 14) episode two will be broadcast. Eline Slagboom also contributed to this series and will appear in episode three. Watch this series! Episode 3 will be broadcast coming January 21st at 10.58 pm on the Dutch television channel 2.

Did you miss an episode? Watch the series on http://www.uitzendinggemist.nl/programmas/10474-eeuwig-jong

 

 

 

January 15 2014 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

NWO Grant for interdisciplinary research into the effect of family to life expectancy since 1800

Prof. Eline Slagboom (Moleculair Epidemiology) and historic-demografer dr. Angélique Janssens (History, Radboud Universiteit) will investigate the influence of "family" on childhood mortality, fertility and life expectancy in the past 200 years. This research into the relation between childhood mortality, fertility and life expectancy within families is worldwide unique. NWO supports this research with a grant of €850.000.

January 14 2014 Author: MolEpi - Molecular Epidemiology

New PhD Students @ MolEpi

Molepi would like to introduce you to 2 new PhD students, Bianca Schutte and Jennifer Meessen. Bianca is involved in the ageing research and Jennifer is a PhD student as a collaboration on the ageing research profile between Orthopaedics and Molepi.

December 09 2013 Author: MolEpi - Molecular Epidemiology

Eline Slagboom as guest Editor in Chief in December's Cicero.

In LUMC's latest Cicero edition of December, our Eline Slagboom performs as guest-editor in chief and the special edition is called "Cicero Senior".

 

December 09 2013 Author: MolEpi - Molecular Epidemiology

Willemijn will defend her thesis at Thursday 19th of December 2013

Willemijn will defend her thesis at Thursday 19th of December 2013 at 13:45 hours in Leiden.

December 05 2013 Author: MolEpi - Molecular Epidemiology

Erik identified robust markers of human ageing

The expression in blood of a novel gene network containing the ASF1A histon chaperone gene is a robust signature of human ageing. This observation was made by a collaboration of scientists from the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and the Delft University of Technology (TU), The Netherlands. The ASF1A gene network, discovered in the joint analysis of four blood transcriptome studies and confirmed in an independent study, is indicative of chronological age and survival into old age. The findings were published online last week in the scientific journal “Aging Cell”.

November 29 2013 Author: MolEpi - Molecular Epidemiology

Maarten van Iterson will defend his thesis today!

Today our post doctoral researcher and bio-informatician Maarten van Iterson will defend his thesis, which is entitled "The power of high-dimensional data in genomics research"

November 28 2013 Author: Molecular epidemiology - Molepi

Our Epigenetics group will represent Molepi at the Epigenomics of Common Diseases Conference

epigenomics of common diseaseOur Epigenetics Group will be attending the Epigenomics of Common
Diseases Conference
which is held at the Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK.

November 07 2013 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Elmar's defend is today!

Big day today! Elmar will defend his thesis today!

His thesis is entitled: "Epigenetic differences after prenatal adversity: The Dutch Hunger Winter".

 

 

 

October 29 2013 Author: molecular epidemiology - molepi

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