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chimeras

Speakers:
Prof Robin Lovell-Badge, Head of Developmental Genetics, MRC National Institute For Medical Research
Dr Stephen Minger, Stem cell biologist, Kings College London
Prof Anne McLaren, Group Leader, Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute

The use of animal-human chimeras have sparked controversy. Scientists come to the SMC to discuss what chimeras are, why they are used and the ethical issues surrounding their use.

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