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[October, 2022]  'The initiation of mammalian embryonic transcription: to begin at the beginning'

In an Opinion piece just published in Trends in Cell Biology

[December 21st, 2021] ‘Human embryonic genome activation initiates at the one-cell stage’

Cell Stem Cell Our latest work published in (online ahead)


[June 21st, 2021] 'Discovery of new imprinted genes'

our new paper is published in Nature Communications


[May 25th, 2020] 'Nanodevices show how cells change with time, by tracking from the inside' our new paper is published in Nature Materials

[October 22nd, 2019] 'This House Supports the Creation of Genetically Modified Human Babies' at the Warwick University Debating Union.

[November 16th, 2018] "Protein expression revisited" Our recent work has been featured in Science

[August 21st, 2018]  "DNA+: Beauty", BBC iPlayer programme    

[July 3rd, 2018] A novel switch to control genome editing

[June 14-15th, 2018] UK-Japan bilateral international meeting

[February 8th, 2018] 

Tony will give a talk about human genome editing at the Royal College of Physicians Advanced Medicine conference

[January 31st, 2018] Tony speaks at Festive of Genomics

[November 9th, 2017] Humans 2.0: the lab contributes to a review on mitochondrial replacement therapy in November’s issue of Nature Biotechnology

Illustration of the initiation of embryonic life immediately after fertilisation.

Does the switch that begins embryo formation also initiate cancer?


Dr Maki Asami/University of Bath


​  Celebration with collaborators  in Barcelona   25th  May 2020

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! 

                      Dec 2019


May 2019, wolfson college


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Feb 2019, Barbican

Aug 2019, Sushi party with visiting Japanese students!

April 22nd, 2017: Tony's talk at TEDxThessaloniki

April 23rd, 2018

Tony with students who attended his talk on genome editing at Godalming College.

February 23rd, 2016

Tony with Head of Chemistry, Fiona Kennard and some of the students who attended his talk on genome editing as STEM Ambassador to Godalming College.

July 1st, 2016 at Desborough College

July 6th, 2016 at Godalming College

On different days in mid-July, Tony gave talks to sixth formers at Godalming (pictured) and Desborough Colleges. Thank you to students and staff at both for such dynamic and generous hosts!

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