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A New Way To Look At Human Development

Posted by on March 29th, 2017

  Throughout history, the desire of scientists to understand physiology and disease by thoroughly studying anatomical features, has always faced an intractable limitation: they cannot simply see through the tissue! Dissection has therefore been the modus operandi of anatomists: from Galen’s pioneering studies, to modern day biologists who routinely section tissues to label structures for[…]

There and back again…

Posted by on June 26th, 2013

We’ve all heard the aphorism that once you leave academia, you can’t go back. A little over two years ago, I wrote about my transition from academic research to scientific editing. Now, after completing my first year as an assistant professor of Biology at Reed College, I’m offering proof that lane changes, U-turns, and detours[…]

Flow Cytometry Core Facility Manager

Posted by on August 23rd, 2012

The Wellcome Trust-Medical Research Council Stem Cell Institute provides outstanding scientists with the opportunity to undertake ground-breaking research into the fundamental properties of mammalian stem cells. The Institute offers a comprehensive flow cytometry service to its members. The facility comprises MoFlo and FACSAria l cell sorters, Cyan and LSR-Fortessa analysers, and associated flow cytometry equipment.[…]