September 30, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Month: July 2011

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The Susan G. Komen Foundation is an awesome organization. It has raised nearly $2 billion dollars in less than 2 decades for breast cancer research. It also has a variety of educational programs. This is an organization that has likely saved hundreds of women’s lives and I think will save thousands of lives through its support of research. It is no surprise then that so many people were astonished when news headlines starting showing up in the last few weeks indicating that the Catholic …Read More

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U.S. Federal Judge Royce Lamberth dismissed the lawsuit of two self-proclaimed “adult stem cell” researchers against the government to block federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. (update: you may find a 2020 take on this whole saga to be of interest). Lamberth was the one who originally seemed to buy into the arguments of the plaintiffs that they were up against unfair competition at NIH and that embryonic stem cell research was really part of the same experiment, the same research as the …Read More

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I’m looking for an excellent postdoc to work in stem cell genomics in my lab. Candidates must have a Ph.D., an M.D., or both or be finishing up their doctoral work to receive a Ph.D. in the near future. They must have a record of strong publications in internationally recognized journals in the areas of molecular, cellular, or developmental biology. Genomics or stem cell experience is a plus. Strong communication skills. Passion for biomedical science. Must already be eligible to work in the U.S. …Read More