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Development presents… Human development: recent progress and ethical challenges


Development’s biennial meeting, From stem cells to human development, will be taking place in mid-September (11-14) at beautiful Wotton House in Surrey, UK. After a very successful virtual meeting in 2020, we’re excited to be meeting in person again, but we wanted to explore ways of making part of the meeting accessible to the broader community. We’re therefore delighted to announce that we’ll be live-streaming one session of this meeting, and will also be making the recording of the session freely available after the event.

So if you’re interested in human development, please mark your diaries for this special ‘Development presents…’ event on Monday September 12 at 16:00 UK time (15:00 UTC). The event will feature two fantastic talks, followed by a discussion session. You’ll be able to watch the whole session live, and also contribute to the discussion by asking questions (both after each talk and during the panel discussion). We’re hoping to host everything on this page, but please check back here for more information on how to access the event nearer the time.

Session details (all times GMT+1):
16:00 Sarah Teichmann (Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK): Human development: one cell at a time
16:30 Sergiu Pasca (Stanford University, USA): From stem cells to assembloids: constructing and deconstructing human nervous system development and disease
17:00 Panel discussion: Technical, ethical and legal challenges of studying early human development
Chair: Patrick Tam (University of Sydney, Australia)
Panellists: Amander Clark (University of California Los Angeles), Robin Lovell-Badge (The Francis Crick Institute, UK), Sergiu Pasca, Sarah Teichmann, Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz (University of Cambridge, UK and CalTech, USA)
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