Woltjen Lab

Stem Cells and Genome Engineering

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Cell Stem Cell Nobel Issue

Written by: on December 7, 2012 @ 12:08

Dr. Woltjen was invited to submit an article Cell Stem Cell’s Special Issue honoring the 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine, awarded to Drs. Yamanaka and Gurdon. The article features short opinion articles from young leaders in the field, covering a range of pressing topics in the current landscape of stem cell research. Read about it […]

Catogories: Publications, Science News
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Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to Dr. Yamanaka!

Written by: on October 8, 2012 @ 20:00

Our Institute Director, Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, now shares the 2012 Nobel Prize in Medicine with Dr. John B. Gurdon “for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent”. Congratulations Dr. Yamanaka! Read more: The Official Press Release The announcement on the CiRA Homepage In the last 3 years, the beginning of October […]

Catogories: Awards, CiRA, Current Events
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Frank Edenhofer – Visit to CiRA

Written by: on June 20, 2012 @ 10:00

Today we have the pleasure of hosting Dr. Frank Edenhofer, Group Leader of Stem Cell Engineering from the University of Bonn, Germany. Dr. Edenhofer is famous for supplying the scientific world with TAT-Cre (Peitz et al., PNAS, 2002), a membrane permeable version of the invaluable Cre recombinase. Recently, his lab published a method for diverting […]

Catogories: CiRA, Seminars, Visitors
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ISSCR Yokohama! June 13-16

Written by: on June 14, 2012 @ 00:46

The 10th Annual ISSCR Meeting is on now in Yokohama. It’s great to see such a massive turnout – this is the first time the event is being held in Asia (unless you consider Australia Asia 😉 ). The plenary session was a fantastic array of top notch science. Rudy Jaenisch amazed everyone with his […]

Catogories: Meetings
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