Portuguese American Journal


Research specialist Lia Thornberry Kent works under a fume hood dispersing a feeder solution necessary to maintain growing stem cell cultures in researcher James Thomson’s lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Thomson, a developmental biologist and professor of anatomy, directed the research group that reported the first isolation of embryonic stem cell lines from a nonhuman primate in 1995, work that led his group to the first successful isolation of human embryonic stem cell lines in 1998.
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Photo by: Jeff Miller
Date: 8/05 File#: D100 digital camera frame 10734