January 26, 2021

The Niche

Trusted stem cell blog & resources

cell fate

3 min read

You can jailbreak your iPhone, but perhaps you can jailbreak a cell too to turn it into a stem cell. In his very cool talk up here at the Till & McCulloch Meeting on Stem Cells yesterday, Andras Nagy characterized the reprogramming process to make iPS cells as “jailbreaking” cell fate. Nagy described some intriguing studies done on reprogramming by his lab together in collaboration with an international consortium. I especially appreciated the fact that Nagy (see pic at left, credit to Peter Raaymakers) tackled head on …Read More