Lab Events

Watson Lecture on November 2: Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz Investigates “The Dance of Life: How Do We Become Ourselves?”

Our first Cambridge-Caltech joined lab retreat on a beach!

Wonderful discussions and presentations but also eating and relaxing well

Our synthetic mouse embryos continue to develop to complete gastrulation and establish heart and brain structures

New Lab Website team – Lauren, Maciej and Magda

2020 Lab Christmas Card by Charlotte Handford

Still together through self-isolation…

Kirsty wins Best presentation of the 2020 BBSRC Cambridge Symposium

Sad goodbyes 

We say goodbye to Meng at the Orchard Tea Gardens. She is leaving us for Harvard in America.

Human embryo discovery wins People’s Choice of Scientific Breakthrough of the Year 2016

The Main Event (Hard at Work).


Meng is cutting not only embryos but also cakes, especially on her birthday!

 2nd prize in best talk for Sarah. 8th Young Embryologist Network 2016

“Organoids of mouse embryonic and extra-embryonic stem cells model the development of the mouse egg-cylinder up to gastrulation”

Magda was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Seen here with Princess Anne.

Gurdon Institute Xmas Party 2013/4

Sam’s leaving/going to America party (2011)