Cambridge Embryonic Stem Cell Symposium, Day 1

Wow, the promo materials are extremely good (background: my favourite logical towel)

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And when people are watching….speakers (like here Austin Smith, the leader of the Wellcome Trust Center for Stem Cell Research) try to say interesting things…

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Best talk point goes to Allan Bradley, Martin Evans‘ disciple – in science these genealogical tales really matter – who summarized Evans’ tuition in a short form: ambition, independence, invention.

At the poster session I got many valuable and useful comments from my fellow colleagues, thanks for that.

More dry details here in press release style.