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Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

We draw together outstanding scientists and clinical researchers from 24 stem cell laboratories in the University of Cambridge to form an international centre of excellence in stem cell biology and medicine. Scientists in the Institute collaborate to generate new knowledge and understanding of the biology of stem cells and provide the foundation for new medical treatments. The Institute is supported by a strategic funding partnership between the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council.

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Aberrant methylation of tRNAs links cellular stress to neuro‐developmental disorders

Human diseases resulting from abnormal brain development like microcephaly are lifelong conditions that cannot be cured. Our study identifies neuronal Read more >
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Defining an essential transcription factor program for naïve pluripotency

Prof Austin Smith and investigators from the Microsoft Research Computational Science Laboratory, also in the UK, developed a powerful new computational Read more >
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Functional nerve cells from skin cells

SCI researchers have contributed to a study describinga new method of generating mature nerve cells from skin cells could greatly enhance understanding Read more >
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Call for contributions: Wellcome Image Awards 2015

WT logo - feb 2013 Wellcome Images is now accepting submissions for next year’s Wellcome Image Awards. Any images submitted between now and 30th September will be considered... Read more >

Candidate Group Leader Presentations

Candidate Group Leader presentations poster Candidate Group Leader Presentations, Tuesday 29th July, 14:30, Lecture Theatre, Department of Biochemistry, Sanger Building Read more >

Congratulations to Jenny Nichols and Jose Silva!

Promotions Nichols and Silva Congratulations to Jenny Nichols and Jose Silva! Read more >

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