Nick Hopwood, University of Cambridge

Prof. Nick Hopwood, University of Cambridge

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 at 15:00 in the Large Operon, EMBL Hamburg

Nick Hopwood, University of Cambridge

Imaging human embryos: A history

Abstract

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Biography

Nick Hopwood is Professor of History of Science and Medicine at the University of Cambridge. A former developmental biologist, he researches the visual cultures of past science, especially embryology, reproduction, anatomy and evolution. He is the author of Embryos in Wax: Models from the Ziegler Studio (2002) and Haeckel’s Embryos: Images, Evolution, and Fraud (2015), which won the Suzanne J. Levinson Prize of the History of Science Society. He co-curated the online exhibition Making Visible Embryos (2008) and co-edited Models: The Third Dimension of Science (2004) and Reproduction: Antiquity to the Present Day (2018).