The fountain of youth, at least for some cells

Recent reports suggest that somatic cell-derived induced neurons (iNs), but not induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived neurons largely preserve age-associated traits such as age-specific DNA methylation patterns, transcriptomic aging signatures and nuclear lamina-associated changes....

Seminar Series: Life Science Technologies

The Life Science Technologies seminar series will present the central scientific services and state of the art instrumentation currently available in the Core Facilities of the Medical Faculty. Kick off will be in October...

Flow cytometry guidelines

The European Journal of Immunology has published a very comprehensive guide to flow cytometry in it’s October issue in which we were involved. 231 authors: experts in cytometry & immunology 214 pages 54 sections...

Zebrafish without stripes

Dowling-Degos disease is a hereditary pigmentation disorder that generally progresses harmlessly. However, some of those affected also develop severe skin inflammation. An international team of researchers under the leadership of the University of Bonn...

50th Anniversary

This would be the perfect time to ask something like ” how old is this flow cytometry stuff”. This month sees the 50 years anniversary of the first publication on cell sorting by Mack...