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Fiona Hamey

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

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 of Stem Cells journey, to give us an insight into how these studentships work in context. Fiona Hamey (who began her studentship with us in 2014), and Sam Watcham (who started in October 2016) talk about their experience on the programme so far...check...… Read more >

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Commercial licence to produce platelets from stem cells

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

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Cambridge’s Stem Cell Institute receives five year funding boost

Cambridge Stem Cell Institute has today been confirmed as a major research centre by biomedical research charity Wellcome and the Medical Research Council, receiving continued support for a further five years.… Read more >


New Group Leader/Clinician Scientist opportunities

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

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Symposium 2016 report in Development

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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Dish Life - a Cambridge Shorts film

Dish Life, the final of four Cambridge Shorts films, compares the task of raising stem cells in the lab to thechallenge of looking after a gang of unruly kids. In conversation with real-life children, scientists show how tricky it is to work with these ‘super cells’.… Read more >

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CSCI newsletter October 2016

Read the latest edition of the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute newsletter, for all the latest news and upcoming events.… Read more >

New WT students 2016

PhD Studentships Now Available, for October 2017

We are pleased to announce the following new PhD studentships, to start in October 2017:… Read more >

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Science Showoff Comedy Evening

The chaotic science comedy cabaret comes to Cambridge. Join MC Steve Cross, headliner Sarah Bennetto and some amazing new Cambridge science comedy talent for a night of laughing, learning and larking about.… Read more >

#MyView films


Let us know your views on the latest stem cell research #MyView… Read more >

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