germ cells, microbiology, developmental biology, immunology
Taking Shape
Richard P. Grant | Apr 1, 2011
Floral bouquets are the most ephemeral of presents. The puzzle of how flowers get their shape, however, is more enduring. 
The Footprints of Winter
Ralf Müller and Justin Goodrich | Mar 1, 2011
Epigenetic marks laid down during the cold months of the year allow flowering in spring and summer.
Come Inside
Richard P. Grant | Mar 1, 2011
Editor's choice in immunology
Epigenetics—A Primer
Stefan Kubicek | Mar 1, 2011
There are many ways that epigenetic effects regulate the activation or repression of genes. Here are a few molecular tricks cells use to read off the right genetic program.
Epigenetics—A Primer
Epigenetics—A Primer
Stefan Kubicek | Mar 1, 2011
Epigenetic events regulate the activities of genes without changing the DNA sequence. Different genes are expressed depending on the methyl-marks attached to DNA itself and by changes in the structure and/or composition of chromatin. 
Resistant to Failure
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 1, 2011
A Duke University researcher survives a sticky situation at a federal research institution to make major strides in determining the genetic roots of Staphylococcus aureus antibiotic resistance.
Imprinting Diversity
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 1, 2011
Joachim Messing talks about how genomic imprinting may be a strong driver of diversity.
Top 7 From F1000
N/A | Mar 1, 2011
A snapshot of the highest-ranked articles from a 30-day period on Faculty of 1000
Opening a Can of Worms
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2011
A father’s determination to help his son resulted in an experimental treatment for autism that uses roundworms to modulate inflammatory immune responses. Can the worms be used to treat other diseases?
The Worm Crew
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2011
Meet the people behind studies that use nematodes to treat inflammatory diseases.