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Wednesday, 15th July, 2020

Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz

Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz

Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz is a professor at the University of Cambridge and at the California Institute of Technology. Her work on embryos won the people’s vote for scientific breakthrough of the year in Science magazine.


The Dance of Life

Roger Highfield and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz in conversation

A compelling conversation on how a few tiny cells become the fantastically complex whole that is a fully formed human. Roger Highfield, Science Director of the Science Museum Group and Magdalena Zernicka Goetz, Caltech and University of Cambridge developmental biologist, take us through a moving celebration of the balletic beauty of life's beginnings, as they discuss their co-authored and critically-acclaimed work, ‘The Dance of Life - Symmetry, Cells, and How We Become Human’.