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29/01/1953 South Korean veterinarian Hwang Woo-suk is born


Prof. Linda B. Buck - Honorary Doctorate Recipient at BGU's 47th Board of Governors Meeting


Disgraced Korean scientist receives stem cell research patent

He became infamous for fabricating a series of experiments, which appeared in high-profile journals, in the field of stem cell research. Until November 2005, he was considered one of the pioneering experts in the field, best known for two articles published in the journal Science in 2004 and 2005 where he reported he had succeeded in creating human embryonic stem cells by cloning.
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    • Essentials 

    • Personal 

    • Timeline 

    • Hwang's laboratory technique 

    • Controversies 

    • Official probe by Seoul National University and the confirmation of fraud 

    • The indictment of Hwang and five of his collaborators 

    • Parthenogenesis 

    • South Korean government's involvement in the scandal 

    • Lawmakers’ group supporting Professor Hwang Woo-suk 

    • Return of PD Notebook to the air in 2006 

    • Rallies supporting Hwang 

    • Online ova donations