Unraveling the Principles of the Epigenome Evolution

Monday, June 11, 2012

Utilizing Human, rodent and pig cells, key epigenetic markers are compared to understand how this epignomic system evolved. “Comparative epigenomics reveals regulatory features of the genome that cannot…

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hESC Derived Germ Cells Used as a Tool to Study Steroid Hormones Found in the Environment

Monday, June 11, 2012

Endocrine active compounds such as estradiol and testosterone can be found throughout our environment in the water supply, food and other avenues. These compounds can lead to abnormal…

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New publication from the West Lab “Progress toward generating informative porcine biomedical models using induced pluripotent stem cells.”

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Learn more about how pig induced pluripotent stem cells may potentially change the landscape of biomedical models. Read about it in the Annals of the New York Academy…

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Chimeric Pigs Produced from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Demonstrate Germline Transmission and No Evidence of Tumor Formation in Young Pigs

Monday, September 5, 2011

Read our landmark paper “Chimeric Pigs Produced from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Demonstrate Germline Transmission and No Evidence of Tumor Formation in Young Pigs” published in the journal…

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We made the cover of Stem Cells and Development!

Sunday, August 15, 2010

  Porcine induced pluripotent stem cells produce chimeric offspring. West FD, Terlouw SL, Kwon DJ, Mumaw JL, Dhara SK, Hasneen K, Dobrinsky JR, Stice SL. Stem Cells Dev….

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