Prof. Blanche Capel Duke University Medical Center, USA

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Blanche Capel, PhD, is a James B. Duke Professor of Cell Biology at Duke University Medical Center. Her graduate training was in mouse genetics and stem cell biology with Beatrice Mintz at Fox Chase Cancer Center, followed by postdoctoral research in the Lovell-Badge laboratory at NIMR, Mill Hill, London, leading... read moreto the discovery of Sry, the male sex-determining gene in mammals. Work from her laboratory has centered on sex determination and the cell fate and patterning decisions that underlie the development of the bipotential gonad into either a testis or an ovary.