Ian Wilmut

Ian Wilmut

Sir Ian Wilmut, OBE FRS FMedSci FRSE is a British embryologist and Chair of the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. He is best known as the leader of the research group that in 1996 first cloned a mammal from an adult somatic cell, a Finnish Dorset lamb named Dolly. Wikipedia*

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Ian Wilmut has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Senate Committee. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2001 with an average of 245 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. March 12, 1997 - Present Embryologist, Scotland Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Animal and Human Cloning Data

    Animal and Human Cloning Data

    Dr. Wilmut discussed the applicability of animal cloning data to human cloning. He was the scientist who cloned the sheep…

  • Cloning Issues

    Cloning Issues

    Dr. Wilmut belongs to the research group that successfully cloned a sheep recently. He talked about his research and his…

  • Science and Ethics of Cloning

    Science and Ethics of Cloning

    Public Health and Safety Subcommittee members held a hearing about the science and ethics of clone. Researchers and…

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