September 18, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Foundation Fighting Blindness

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ISSCR and I held a short essay contest for a free registration to ISSCR 2014 in Vancouver. The winning piece was written by student Mohamed Gatie, but there was a great 2nd place essay by Sherry Hikita that deserved acknowledgment. I’m publishing that essay below and Sherry will be receiving a free signed copy of my book and a free stem cell t-shirt. Sherry was formerly at UCSB and is now a scientist at the very cool stem cell biotech, Asterias. Here is Sherry’s essay: It was pitch black.  My eyes …Read More