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Coming of Age: The Legacy of Dolly at 20 Scientific Symposium

Friday 2nd September, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus

To mark the 20th anniversary of the birth of Dolly the Sheep, The Roslin Institute and MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh hosted a scientific symposium exploring the legacy of the research which produced her.

To get a feel of the event, see our Storify of the day’s sessions here.

All of the talks from the symposium are available here in case you missed them.

Sessions and Keynote Speakers

Dolly’s Legacy in Animal Biotechnology

Professor Sir Ian Wilmut, University of Edinburgh, UK

From Dolly to Engineered Farm Animals

Professor Goetz Laible, AgResearch, New Zealand

Professor Angelika Schnieke, Technical University Munich, Germany

Alternatives to Cloning for Altering Cell Identity

Professor Shinya Yamanaka, Nobel Prize Laureate, Kyoto University, Japan

Professor Marius Wernig, Stanford University, USA

Taking Stem Cell Science Towards the Clinic

Professor Paul Tesar, Case Western University, USA

Professor Hans Clevers, Hubrecht University, Netherlands

The Roslin Institute and MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine are grateful to the following sponsors for their support.

Gold sponsors:

Recombinetics, Roslin Cell Sciences, Exemplar Genetics, The Genetics Society

Silver sponsors:

The Company of Biologists, Eppendorf

Bronze sponsors:

Merck, Nature, Eurogentec, Promega, FluidX, BMG Labtech