News from 2007

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EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS AND CLONED ANIMALS PRODUCED BY CHROMOSOME TRANSFER INTO MOUSE ZYGOTES

L to R: Garrett Birkhoff, Dieter Egli, Jacqueline Rosains and Kevin Eggan Ten years ago, the cloning of Dolly the sheep confirmed that the mamalian egg (oocyte), possesses…

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NEURODEGENERATION IN A PETRI-DISH: AN EMBRYONIC STEM CELL MODEL FOR ALS

Authors (left to right): Francesco DiGiorgio, Monica Carrasco, Tom Maniatis, Michelle Siao, Kevin Eggan Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a devastating…

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KEVIN EGGAN 2006 MACARTHUR FELLOW

Kevin Eggan MCB is pleased to announce that Kevin Eggan, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology is a recipient of this year's MacArthur “genius” award in recognition of his stellar…

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MAMMALIAN EGG PROGENITORS STAY PUT

Co-authors Amy Wagers and Kevin Eggan One of the central dogmas of mammalian reproduction is that females are born with a fixed pool of meiotic germ cells in…

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KEVIN EGGAN NAMED INVESTIGATOR BY STOWERS MEDICAL INSTITUTE

Jim Stowers and Kevin Eggan Kevin Eggan, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, has been appointed Assistant Investigator by the Stowers Medical Institute (SMI), based in Cambridge…

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MCB WELCOMES NEW FACULTY

We are pleased to announce the arrivals of new MCB faculty members: Erin O’Shea, Alex Schier, Kevin Eggan, Victoria D’Souza, and Naoshige Uchida. Erin O’Shea, Professor of Molecular…

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KEVIN EGGAN: STEPS TOWARDS STEMMING DISEASE

Kevin EgganFederal funding restrictions? Public controversy? These challenges might deter some young scientists from stem cell research, but not Kevin Eggan, who this year begins a new job…

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HUMAN EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS CAN REPROGRAM ADULT SOMATIC NUCLEI

Authors Chad Cowan, Doug Melton and Kevin Eggan Most cells in our tissues have a limited ability to become other cell types in the body and therefore are…

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