Navigation Links
Columbia awarded 1 of first 'Provocative Questions' grants from NCI
Date:9/19/2012

untested for more than 20 years.

"If our methylation suicide in cancer hypothesis is correct, then our teamas well as other research teams around the worldcan start looking for drugs to enhance the response, make it go off even more and kill more cancer cells," said Dr. Bestor. "We hope to publish our findings soon."

The question associated with Dr. Bestor's research is whether new methods can be developed to discriminate between "driver" and "passenger" epigenetic events, as scientists are better able to identify epigenetic changes that occur during tumor development. Epigenetic events are mechanisms that change patterns of gene expression without affecting the DNA sequence. These changes can persist through cell division and can be passed from parent to offspring.

In short, Dr. Bestor will aim to address is whether new hypotheses can lead to methods to differentiate between events that initiate carcinogenesis versus those that carry it along.

NCI's Provocative Questions project emerged from discussion among veteran cancer researchers. There were a number of questionssome important but not obvious, some that had been asked but abandoned because researchers lacked ways to address them, some sparked by new discoveries or novel technologiesthat they believed could stimulate the NCI's research communities to use laboratory, clinical, and population sciences in especially effective and imaginative ways.

Over a period of 18 months, NCI solicited questions from scientists in various fields and at different stages in their careers, ultimately settling on 24 questions that, if answered, could lead to significant research advances.


'/>"/>
Contact: Elizabeth Streich
estreich@columbia.edu
212-305-3689
Columbia University Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Winemaking goes high-tech at the University of British Columbia
2. Scientists reconstruct pre-Columbian human effects on the Amazon Basin
3. Forensic science used to determine whos who in pre-Columbian Peru
4. Columbia Engineering and Penn researchers increase speed of single-molecule measurements
5. Engineering research centers awarded $55.5 million to innovate in nanoscale science and engineering
6. Rockefeller Universitys Pearl Meister Greengard Prize to be awarded to RNA researcher Joan Steitz
7. Yale Universitys Joan Steitz awarded 2012 Vanderbilt Prize
8. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign awarded 5-year grant from NASA
9. Georgetown Lombardi researcher awarded Provocative Question grant from NCI
10. 6 NARSAD Young Investigator Grants awarded to CAMH
11. ASU awarded $3 million to research solar energy technologies, launch energy Ph.D. program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 2, 2014  Unisys Corporation,s (NYSE: ... , Unisys Nederland N.V., today announced that it has been ... implement and manage a new Basic Provision Biometrics solution for ... Unisys won the contract with a solution based on ... software. The term of the contract is up to seven ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 3, 2014 According to the ... (Swipe And Area), Material (Optical Prism, Pizeoelectric, Capacitive, and ... and Banking & Finance), and Geography - Global Trends ... the global Fingerprint Sensors Market is projected to cross ... of 16.8% from 2014 to 2020. Browse ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 7, 2014 According to ... "Electronic Access Control Systems Market Global Forecast, Market Share, ... global Electronic Access Control systems market was valued at ... grow at a CAGR of 12.6% from 2014 to ... million in 2019. Browse the full Electronic ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Unisys Delivers New Basic Provision Biometrics Solution to Dutch Custodial Institutions Service 2Unisys Delivers New Basic Provision Biometrics Solution to Dutch Custodial Institutions Service 3Fingerprint Sensors Market worth $14.35 Billion by 2020 2Fingerprint Sensors Market worth $14.35 Billion by 2020 3Electronic Access Control Systems Market is Expected to Reach USD 31.2 Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Electronic Access Control Systems Market is Expected to Reach USD 31.2 Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Electronic Access Control Systems Market is Expected to Reach USD 31.2 Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research 4Electronic Access Control Systems Market is Expected to Reach USD 31.2 Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research 5
... into biofuel crops such as switchgrass and Miscanthus ... convert them into fuels. But many steps lead from the ... the growth of this new industry. A new computer model ... researchers say. The model can run millions of simulations, optimizing ...
... speakers for the New and Notable Symposium at the Society,s ... Notable Symposium highlights the latest and most exciting discoveries in ... by the Program Committee. Over 250 nominations were received this ... 2012, 10:45 AM to 12:45 PM in Ballroom 20D of ...
... characterise and classify the by-products that have the best ... consumption. Also participating in the project alongside AZTI-Tecnalia are ... Basque Foundation for Food Safety Elika, and Tecnalia,s Industrial ... Union,s Life+ Programme and co-funded by the Directorate for ...
Cached Biology News:From field to biorefinery: Computer model optimizes biofuel operations 2From field to biorefinery: Computer model optimizes biofuel operations 3Biophysical Society announces New and Notable Symposium speakers 2Biophysical Society announces New and Notable Symposium speakers 3Biophysical Society announces New and Notable Symposium speakers 4Biophysical Society announces New and Notable Symposium speakers 5AZTI-Tecnalia researches the use of vegetable by-products for animal feed 2AZTI-Tecnalia researches the use of vegetable by-products for animal feed 3
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014 Terascala, the industry leader in ... Swahn, a former vice president of product management for ... president of marketing. Terascala’s software when combined with leading ... the highest performance and most reliable solutions for processing ... Terascala’s channel expansion and broaden its product portfolio. His ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014 Senior supply chain management executives ... addressed the challenges of “Reducing Cost, Lead Time, & ... strategic sourcing. Describing the partnership of the Bio Supply ... Management Institute ( SCMI) of the University of ... at the Kroc Institute of Peace and Justice in ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s3bqj2/photonic ... "International Photonic Integrated Circuit (Monolithic Integration, Hybrid Integration, ... report to their offering. ... photonic integration traces its roots in the latter ... photonic integration went unexplored and unfulfilled for several ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... new study published today in the journal PNAS ... found that time of day and sleep deprivation have ... be crucial when looking at the best time of ... heart disease, and for administering medicines effectively. , Researchers ... Cancer Research, London, investigated the links between sleep deprivation, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Terascala Expands Executive Team 2Terascala Expands Executive Team 3Biotech & Biopharm Supply Chain Management Executives Launch BSMA in San Diego 2Biotech & Biopharm Supply Chain Management Executives Launch BSMA in San Diego 3Biotech & Biopharm Supply Chain Management Executives Launch BSMA in San Diego 4International Photonic Integrated Circuit (Monolithic Integration, Hybrid Integration, Module Integration) Market - Forecasts to 2019 2Time of day crucial to accurately test for diseases, new research finds 2
... Murder and a Wrong Should be put ... Pardon" Giovanni Di Stefano, ROME, October 23 Giovanni Di ... Hawley Harvey Crippen. In,a letter supported by Dr John Trestrail who ... Secretary of State for,the pardon to be ,effective forthwith notwithstanding the ...
... MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences ... an oncology company that identifies,develops and commercializes differentiated ... of Directors has adopted a renewed,Shareholder Rights Plan ... fair treatment of shareholders in connection with any ...
... Cellmark Inc.,(Nasdaq: ORCH ), a leading worldwide ... it has signed a definitive purchase,agreement to acquire ... purchase price of $5.6 million in cash and ... common stock. The purchase price is,subject to adjustment ...
Cached Biology Technology:YM Biosciences announces adoption of renewed Shareholders' Rights Plan 2YM Biosciences announces adoption of renewed Shareholders' Rights Plan 3Orchid Cellmark to Purchase ReliaGene Technologies, Inc. 2Orchid Cellmark to Purchase ReliaGene Technologies, Inc. 3
Vertical Rack (five box vapor phase rack), includes 2.0" (5.1cm) boxes...
... and M.W. Turner (1997). • This ... used in the production of high-quality ... immunoassays, the standardisation of antibodies and ... amplification systems, enzyme immunoassays for detecting ...
... active MW: 34.2kDa Formulation: 10mM HEPES, ... 1mM dithiothreitiol with 50% glycerol Properites: ... the Certificate of Analysis for individual ... precipitation followed by gel filtration and ...
MitoScreen (JC-1) Kit , 100 tests Consult technical datasheet for details....
Biology Products: