August 10, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

video contest

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What’s your lab like? What do you work on? What are you most excited about? Is your lab hiring? What are your lab traditions? Superstitions? How messy/clean is your lab? You can see a picture of me in my lab below about 5-6 years ago…the usual busy semi-clutter of a lab. You can win $100 just by doing a video all about your lab! Make a short no more than 3 minute video of your lab (and by “lab” I mean any representation of …Read More

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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 that you can find at that link, is downright hilarious. Update: see the winner of the 2019 stem cell image contest here. My thanks to everyone who entered and …Read More

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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 myself to the winner. These are all part of my way of giving back and promoting the stem cell field and good citizenship (read about my 2013 winner here). …Read More

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The deadline for our stem cell video contest is coming up fast and is a week from today on August 13. Please send your entries to me by email. The stem cell videos entries can be of any format and any topic, as long as it relates to stem cells somehow. It could be a “selfie” video you take talking about your passion for stem cell research or therapy development. It could be animation. It could be a performance of some kind. Use your …Read More