My time as a PhD student is ticking away. It’s ticking away far quicker than I want it to be. It seems like only last week that I was writing and preparing my previous update at 8 months to go back in January. Now, the thesis submission deadline is at just 6 months! So, I […]Read More A PhD update: 6 months to go
We all have skin! The largest organ in our body that we all take for granted! It is protecting us from microbes and infections, helping us to regulate our body temperature and allows us to feel, touch and sense our surroundings. And it is doing all of that and more right now, even as you […]Read More Rare disease treated with new skin grown from stem cells
It’s the last blog post of SPOTLIGHT SEPTEMBER! I have loved bringing you the stories and journeys of new exciting scientists and sharing just how varied and unique they all are. And I hope you have enjoyed it too! But for this final post – I’m going to catch up with my Scientist in the […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Class of ’17.
Scientists are often though of as dull, boring and monotonous nerds, right? But that could not be more wrong as I hope I am showing you with this feature on my blog. My next super scientist role model is showing you that scientists can also be incredibly creative! Now – I’m not talking about imagining […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Jen M.
Up until now all the embryonic stem cell colonies I have shown you as part of my ‘Cellfie’ series have been beautiful, nice looking colonies with happy and pluripotent stem cells. That is about to change! So you’ve seen the good, now for the bad and the ugly! . As part of my research I […]Read More ‘Cellfie’ of the month: December 2016
I’ve always loved science and always seen myself doing something science related as a career! Obviously during the rough times and bad days doing my PhD, I’ve toyed with the idea that I wouldn’t want to be at the lab bench forever and loved the idea of being a scientific writer – although what that […]Read More Stem cell dentistry – my first trip into science writing!
So, I got my PhD 😀 and after a month back in the lab I’ve remembered how much I love science and how I want to talk about it with anyone and everyone and teach anyone about what I do. My PhD is in stem cell biology so the next few blog posts will be […]Read More What are stem cells?