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Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

The Wellcome Trust-Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute is an international centre of excellence for research into stem cell biology and stem cell medicine. The Institute is supported by a strategic funding partnership between the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council.

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Recent Publications


Understanding X-chromosome silencing in humans

Affiliate PI Peter Rugg-Gunn's Lab at the Babraham Institute and researchers at the Paris Diderot University, Institut Curie report today in Cell Stem Read more >
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Enhanced CRISPR lets scientists explore all steps of health and disease in every cell type

29.11.16 - CSCI researchers from the Vallier lab have created sOPTiKO, a more efficient and enhanced inducible CRISPR genome editing platform. The study, Read more >

Controlling gene activity in human development

06.12.16 - New research from Affiliate PI Peter Rugg-Gunn's Lab, published in Cell Reports,has revealed a new understanding of the molecular switches that Read more >
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New research from Sinha Lab recreates genetic heart disease in a dish

28.11.16 - The Sinha Lab, funded by the British Heart Foundation,has created, for the first time, blood vessel tissues in a petri dish which mimic Marfan Read more >

Latest News

What it's like to be a student on our MRC Physical Biology of Stem Cells PhD programme?

Fiona Hamey Given the unique nature of our MRC Physical Biology of Stem Cells PhD studentships, we asked two of our current PhD students about their Physical Biology... Read more >

Commercial licence to produce platelets from stem cells

Megakaryocyte Moreau Intellectual Property (IP) from CSCI and Boston, MA have combined to advance commercial development of safe, plentiful, non-donor-dependent platelets Read more >

Cambridge’s Stem Cell Institute receives five year funding boost

Capella from Oval cropped Cambridge Stem Cell Institute has today been confirmed as a major research centre by biomedical research charity Wellcome and the Medical Research Council,... Read more >

New Group Leader/Clinician Scientist opportunities

Capella We currently have opportunities for both Clinician Scientists and Independent Research Group Leaders to join us. Find out more on ourJobs pages. Read more >

Symposium 2016 report in Development

Company of Biologists Development journal have published a meeting report of the Institute's 5th Cambridge Stem Cell Symposium on 18th -19th July 2016. Read more >

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