This month weíve got a special bonus-length podcast commemorating twenty years since the birth of Dolly the Sheep, the first mammal cloned from an adult cell. Her birth changed the scientific world, and led to the development of other transformative technologies. Plus, our gene of the month is keeping a straight face. This is the Naked Genetics podcast for September 2016 with me, Dr Kat Arney, brought to you in association with The Genetics Society, online at genetics.org.uk.
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Sir Ian Wilmut led the team responsible for the creation of Dolly and
explains the history of the research leading to her birth.
Shinya Yamanaka, who won a Nobel prize for his discovery that just four
molecules could convert any type of adult cell back into stem cells
Angelika Schnieke's research on pigs is helping to change our
understanding of human diseases and provide future transplant organs.
The Roslin Instituteís Lissa Heron is working with genetically modified
chickens, meaning that their eggs can produce vital drugs.
And finally itís time for our Gene of the Month, and this time itís Deadpan.