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The Niche 2019 stem cell pic contest winner is Shiri Gur-Cohen

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A couple weeks ago I launched our 2019 stem cell pic contest here on The Niche. It was a challenge for me choosing the winner from the top 9 finalists, whose images I made a composite of that is included toward the end of this post. The picture at the bottom of the composite seems …

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Epic stem cell pic contest: win free swag, new Dragon book & t-shirt

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Who doesn’t like a good science contest with prizes? There are so many beautiful pictures of cells including some that are stem cell-related out there in journals and on the web. We can find such images are in papers. Sometimes people post such great cell pics on the web too. In the past I’ve run …

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Congrats to #stemcell image contest winner: Tina Zimmerman

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I’ve been running a stem cell image contest here on the blog with the prize being $100. In the past I’ve done similar contests, but the response to this one was really impressive with 24 entries. I also ran a stem cell video contest last year. The winning video, which is stem cell claymation and …

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Insider Trends on Stem Cells to Look Out for at ISSCR 2015 Stockholm

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The annual ISSCR meeting has started in Stockholm. This is always a great annual meeting both for the science and for connecting with people including new friends and colleagues as well as old friends. Another element to the meeting is the insider conversations in the halls, restaurants, and bars that tell a behind the scenes …

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Grad student Gonçalo Rodrigues Wins Free Registration to WAFSF Stem Cell Meeting

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I put out a call for a flash contest for people to win free registrations to the great stem cell meeting, WAFSF, starting tomorrow in SFO (see meeting info here). The winner is Gonçalo Rodrigues (pictured at right) of UC Berkeley, a visiting Ph.D. student from Portugal. Here’s what he told me as the reason why …

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You’ve got to see these fun stem cell videos including contest winner

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For the last month I’ve been accepting entries to my blog’s stem cell videos contest. This video contest follows up on other fund and educational contests I’ve run with prizes including a stem cell essay contest. In addition I do an annual Stem Cell Person of the Year Award with a $1,000 prize, which I personally pay …

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$100 Amazon Gift Card Prize: Stem Cell Video Contest

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Want $100 to buy anything you want on Amazon and have a passion for stem cells? Then you are the ideal person to enter this blog’s new stem cell video contest. I’m looking for a video that will really make people think and perhaps learn something new. Outside the box thinking. Novel information. Humor. A …

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