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Mammalian Embryo and Stem Cell Groups | Cambridge and Caltech

Congratulations to Magda for receiving the 2022 Edwin G. Conklin Medal by the Society for Developmental Biology. Established in 1995, the Edwin G. Conklin Medal in Developmental Biology recognizes a developmental biologist who has made and is continuing to make extraordinary research contributions to the field, and is an excellent mentor who has helped train the next generation of outstanding scientists.

“I am deeply honoured to be chosen to deserve Conklin Medal this year for our pioneering work on mouse and human embryos and on building their models from different stem cell types.

Special thanks to my amazing team of brilliant and diverse scientists at Cambridge and at Caltech. I describe our journey in my scientific biography The Dance of Life, recently published by Penguin Random House.”

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The Dance of Life

The Dance of Life will take you inside the incredible world of life just as it begins. It reveals the wonder of the earliest and most profound moments of early life; how we become human. Through Magda’s trailblazing research as a professor at Cambridge, you’ll learn how early life starts to take shape and discover the true beauty of life’s beginnings – Penguin Random House LLC.

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