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About: cdemers

Biography:
Microfluidic engineer. Postdoctoral fellow in the Briscoe Laboratory at the Francis Crick Institute.
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Replicating spinal cord development with microfluidics

Posted by on July 5th, 2016

Unraveling Development Embryonic development is a complex and regulated spatiotemporal ensemble of signaling cues that control cell differentiation. Most of what we now know comes from experimenting directly on embryos. This provides biological realism, but involves a sea of uncontrolled/unobserved variables that sometimes obscures the basic underlying mechanisms. More recently, in vitro models, based on[…]