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Dr Rihel on the Radio

Dr Jason Rihel discusses the biological significance of zebrafish on BBC Radio4′s Material World Program (April 18th) along with Dr. Stemple from the Sanger Institute.

Why is the zebrafish so important for genetic research?

“It’s a compromise between having the complexity to model some of the things that we want to study – brain function, behaviour, … – but also the simplicity that we might be able to understand it.” said Dr Jason Rihel (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology).  Listen here from 11 mins (to download right click and “save target as/link as”).

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