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Five minutes with . . . Lori Passmore

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 22 June 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2548
  1. Ingrid Torjesen
  1. The BMJ

The molecular biologist explains why free movement of people is important for keeping the UK competitive in science

“The UK is a leader in biomedical research. To remain internationally competitive, mobility is essential.

“I’m originally from Canada and run a lab at the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology, which uses cryo-electron microscopy to understand gene expression in healthy and diseased states. Since I started my lab in 2009, 17 PhD students and postdoctoral researchers have worked with me: three were from …

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