Bill Andrews on Henrietta Lacks’ cells and Mice aging

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In the second of three interviews with Bill Andrews at the 2016 AMMG, we discuss the Henrietta Lacks (or HeLa) cervical cancer cells commonly used in cell research. Dr. Andrews also discusses why telomere erosion is less a factor in mice aging.

For more information on mice and their telomeres, watch this video interview I did with Dr. Sandy Chang of Yale University.

 

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