Researchers interacting Xiong lab

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Researcher at bench in Ma lab

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Matthew McCormack, PhD student, Ma lab
Silver beads in beakers

The Gurdon Institute has given me considerable support throughout the years that I have been working here; aiding my redeployment, facilitating flexible part-time working and most recently awarding me a promotion.

Research associate
Sets of screwdrivers in the Xiong lab

I have found the Institute an amazing place to work while raising a young family. Very flexible and understanding.

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