Brilliant Minds: Molecular Biologist Ulf Andersson Rom
October 22, 2012
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Ulf Andersson rom pursues his research in Berlin at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics. The 33-year-old Dane heads a team there looking at genes that are key to development. At home, Rom is involved in the topic at a practical level as well: his first child was born just a few weeks ago.
Today's Brilliant Minds series presents young researchers from all over the world who have chosen to live and work in Germany.
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