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Nuffield Research Placement 2017

Last summer, Abbey spent 4 weeks in Kevin Chalut's group for her Nuffield research placement. During that time, she worked with Celine Labouesse and other members of the group on the differentiation dynamics of mouse embryonic stem cells on custom-made soft substrates. Abbey had the opportunity to learn how to fabricate soft and stiff hydrogels, take care of cells, and use standard tools such as flow cytometry and immunostaining.

It was great to have Abbey work with me, and it really helped it getting some projects going which might have otherwise stayed shelved. I am grateful for her help, and enjoyed the opportunity to discuss my work with a non-specialist science enthusiast.

Celine Labouesse, Research Associate, Chalut Group

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Establishing the Molecular Blueprint of Early Embryo Development

Feb 20, 2019

A pioneering group of biologists, physicists and mathematical modellers in Cambridge have studied the genetic activity of over 100,000 embryonic cells to establish the molecular blueprint of mouse early embryo development.

Stem Cell Research Hits the Road

Feb 04, 2019

Two PhD students from the Wellcome – MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute are embarking on a 6000km journey in a customised Renault 4L to support children and schools in Morocco, and to raise awareness of stem cell research at a global scale.

From eye drops to potential leukaemia treatment

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