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MRC Talks podcast

MRC Talks features stories from inspiring scientists working to improve lives through medical research.

In our career inspirations series we talked to seven scientists, all working in different areas of medical research. In each episode, we asked a scientist to share their career highlights, what makes them tick, and their advice for forging a career in medical research.

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In the final episode of our 2019 career inspirations series, Isabel talks to Professor Chris Ponting from the MRC Human Genetics Unit at the University of Edinburgh. By breaking down barriers between disciplines he hopes to change biology and medicine for the better – while also enriching people’s careers.

View the full transcript (PDF, 38KB).

Find out how we support research careers. And for more inspiration browse our collection of career profiles or working life blog posts.

Our previous episodes include stories about science and scientists from across the medical research community.