Lewis Wolpert memorial lecture

Lewis Wolpert has been one of the most influential Developmental Biologists in recent times, sadly he passed away at the beginning of this years.

Several obituaries have been written in many journals, such as Science, Developmental Cell, Cells & Development, Development, etc. :

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/371/6535/1208

https://www.cell.com/developmental-cell/pdf/S1534-5807(21)00319-1.pdf

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2667290121000206

https://journals.biologists.com/dev/article/148/7/dev199618/238665/Lewis-Wolpert-1929-2021

To honour Lewis Wolpert life and remember his work, the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology (UCL), Lewis academic house, has created the “Prof Lewis Wolpert Memorial Lecture”, in which Prof Claudio Stern (UCL) will remember Lewis’s work and life, followed by a lecture by Prof Cliff Tabin (Harvard): “Vignettes from a dev bio/evodevo lab: What makes a limb cell a limb cell? and How did birds evolve the capacity to vocalize?”

 

 

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