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Made the Same Way: Our bodies are galaxies

Posted by , on 11 May 2023

The fourth episode of the Wellcome-funded Human Developmental Biology Initiative‘s new podcast, Made the Same Way, features scientist Emily Calderbank and rapper Olivia (aka FREEQUENCY3) discussing human embryonic haematopoiesis.

At the end of the episode, the pair collaborate on an original piece of music which reflects their conversation.

Right now, every second, your blood is making 3 million cells!

Emily Calderbank

About the participants

Emily Calderbank is a postdoctoral researcher at the Stem Cell Institute, part of the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on the production and maintenance of human blood throughout life, from embryo to adult, and the role that inflammatory signals may play in this process.

In her spare time, she enjoys listening to podcasts and baking.

Olivia, AKA FREEQUENCY3 is an Alternative HipHop rapper, DJ and host. FREEQUENCY3 explores emotion, values & the ripples of life through music, both written and freestyle. Over the past year FREEQUENCY3 has supported Dizraeli on his UK Tour and rapped in the ‘CalibySnoop’ Cypher, which brought together some of Manchester’s best rappers to launch Snoop Dogg’s CalibySnoop wine in the UK.

In her spare time, she enjoys being around friends and family, listening to music, watching tv and relaxing.

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