James Thomson

James Thomson

H420/0153 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 13.9MB

Downloadable file size: 1.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


This image is part of the feature 50 Years Of Genetics Research
This image is part of the feature Stem Cells

Credit: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: James Thomson. Portrait of James Thomson, developmental biologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. In 1998, his research group reported the first successful culture of human embryonic stem (ES) cells. ES cells are the parent cells that give rise to all of the cell types in the human body. Thomson's group grew ES cells taken from donated embryos and produced a range of cell types from them. This technology provides the potential for the mass production of human cells in the laboratory. The transplantation of healthy cells into patients could offer a cure for many degenerative diseases and some cancers.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: america, american, biologist, biology, developmental, embryo, embryology, embryonic stem cells, es, human, instrument, james, laboratory, madison, male, man, medical research, microscope, portraits, professor, researcher, scientist, surname t, thomson, united states, university of wisconsin, us, usa

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.