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Molepi @ the ASHG2013 in Boston MA

Molepi will be present at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Meeting 2013, held in Boston MA. We will be represented by Eline Slagboom, Marian Beekman and Erik B. van den Akker.

October 21 2013 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Elmar's PhD research focussed in Trouw

Elmar Tobi will defend his thesis October 29, 2013 in Leiden. His thesis is entitled "Epigenetic differences after prenatal adversity: The Dutch Hunger Winter".

October 18 2013 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Missed the "Eureka!" episode on tv?


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Molepi was on television in KRO's programme Eureka! The subject of the episode was "How do I become hundred?"

October 18 2013 Author: molecular epidemiology - molepi

Molepi on Dutch telly!

Molepi will be seen in KRO's programme "Eureka!"  Eline Slagboom will be in action and be questioned with the subject "How to become hundred"

October 17 2013 Author: molepi - molecular epidemiology

R-scripts accompanying Roderick's article published in Epigenetics and Chromatin

Last month Roderick Slieker's latest research article was published in Epigenetics and Chromatin. For this manuscript several R-scripts are used and made public.


September 30 2013 Author: Molecular Epidemiology - Molepi

Eline Slagboom on local radio

Last September 5, Professor Eline Slagboom was being interviewed by the local Leiden radio-broadcasting station "Radio Sleutelstad" in it's program Technolab Leiden.

September 11 2013 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Joris Deelen wrote Aging Cell's most cited paper 2011-2012

The paper by Joris deelen et al. Aging Cell 2011 (Genome-wide association study identifies a single major locus contributing to survival into old age; the APOE locus revisited) is the top cited paper in Aging Cell in the period 2011-2012.

August 02 2013 Author: MolEpi - Molecular Epidemiology

Looking for an internship? And are you interested in epigenetics?

If you are looking for an internship for your Master study,  you are interested in Epigenetics and you are studying biology or another Life Science related study.

July 18 2013 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

High School students perform Science

Last school year Molepi was involved in the so-called profiel-werkstukken of high school students. The theme was Ageing and Disease. Molepi is developing an education programme for pre-university secondary school students, focussed on the Ageing LUMC profiling research area.

July 10 2013 Author: Molecular Epidemiology - Molepi

Bas Heijmans has become a new Associate Member of European Network of Excellence EpiGeneSys

Bas Heijmans has become new Associate Member of European Network of Excellence EpiGeneSys. EpiGeneSys is an ambitious EC-funded research initiative on epigenetics advancing towards systems biology. For more information please have a look on the website of EpiGeneSys.

July 05 2013 Author: Molecular Epidemiology - Molepi


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