Gagna A. & Ch. Van Heck Prize awarded to Professor Steve Jackson

Professor Steve Jackson, Head of Cancer Research UK Labs and Senior Group Leader at the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, has been awarded the Gagna A. & Ch. Van Heck Prize 2015 in Belgium, "for his cardinal contributions related to cellular events that detect, signal the presence of and repair DNA damages".

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Tempting fate: how to get a head in embryo development

13 Oct 2015

The journey from a single fertilised egg cell through to a baby delivered crying into the arms of its mother is one of the most beautiful and complex processes to occur in nature. We are only just beginning to understand the very earliest stages of life – when we are nothing more than a cluster of cells.

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Royal Society’s Gabor Medal 2015

Professor Ben Simons, Affiliated Group Leader at the Wellcome Trust/ Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute in Cambridge has been awarded the Royal Society’s Gabor Medal 2015, in recognition of his “work analysing stem cell lineages in development, tissue homeostasis and cancer, revolutionising our understanding of stem cell behavior in vivo”.

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