Relationship between genome and epigenome--challenges and requirements for future research

BMC Genomics. 2014 Jun 18;15(1):487. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-487.


Understanding the links between genetic, epigenetic and non-genetic factors throughout the lifespan and across generations and their role in disease susceptibility and disease progression offer entirely new avenues and solutions to major problems in our society. To overcome the numerous challenges, we have come up with nine major conclusions to set the vision for future policies and research agendas at the European level.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Epigenesis, Genetic*
  • Epigenomics
  • Genome*
  • Genomics
  • Humans
  • Research*