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Women in Stem with Vicky Marsh Durban

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I don’t think that it’s harder for women to enter careers in STEM, at least not in the scientific field—cell biology—that I have predominantly worked in. Vicky’s journey started with a PhD from Cardiff University in 2008, focusing on cancer genetics.

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Advanced 3D cell-based technologies

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First developed in 2008, by Toshiro Sato, Hubrecht Institute at Utrecht University, these structures range from mini-brains to mini-guts with varied applicability from drug discovery to personalised medicine. From 3D cell culture to organs-on-chips. Trends in Cell Biology. 2010;328(5986):1662-8. 2011;21(12):745-54.

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Discovering an Antimalarial Drug in Mao’s China

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When Louis Miller, now Chief of Malaria Cell Biology at the NIH, attended a malaria conference in Shanghai in 2008, he asked: Who discovered artemisinin? Few journal articles were written about the project using her (or anyone’s) name before 2010. Nobody had an answer.

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In 2008, researchers at UC Berkeley devised an ingenious solution. Credit: Rob Phillips and Ron Milo, Cell Biology by the Numbers. They are a starting point for experiments, allowing one to evaluate what is possible with biology versus what ought to remain consigned to the realms of science fiction.

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Precision Medicine in the Genomic Era

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The Codon Guide to Synthetic Biology

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Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology (2009). Link The second decade of synthetic biology: 2010–2020 , by Meng F. & Link Synthetic biology in mammalian cells: next generation research tools and therapeutics , by Lienert F. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology (2014). . & Weiss R.

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The Codon Guide to Synthetic Biology

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Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology (2009). Link The second decade of synthetic biology: 2010–2020 , by Meng F. & Link Synthetic biology in mammalian cells: next generation research tools and therapeutics , by Lienert F. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology (2014). . & Weiss R.

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