International Human Epigenome Consortium, IHEC, Team Japan (supported by AMED-CREST)


December 15, 2017
Recently published:
Okae H, et al. Derivation of human trophoblast stem cells.
Team Sasaki has published an article in the Cell Stem Cell that deals with the establishment of human trophoblast stem cells from cytotrophoblast cells and blastocysts using IHEC datasets.
October 14, 2017
On October 12-14, 2017, the German DEEP project hosted the IHEC conference in Berlin, Germany.
Welcome to Berlin!


July 11, 2017
We updated our website.
March 7, 2017
We updated our website.
November 17, 2016
IHEC scientists released collection of 41 publications in Cell, Cell Press-associated and other high-impact journals.
IHEC press release
The full collection of IHEC papers


September 9, 2016
On September 7-9, 2016, the EU-funded BLUEPRINT project hosted the IHEC conference in Brussels, Belgium.
Welcome to Brussels!



November 18, 2015
On November 16-18, 2015, AMED-CREST hosted the IHEC conference in Tokyo, Japan.
Welcome to Tokyo!



March 20, 2015
The latest research result led by KANAI team is updated as "Joint R&D with the Goal of Commercialization of a Scaled-Down, Methylated DNA Detection Device for Renal Cell Carcinoma Prognostication, and Other Cancers, by 2018."

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