Craft in Biomedical Research: The iPS Cell Technology and the Future of Stem Cell Science

Craft in Biomedical Research: The iPS Cell Technology and the Future of Stem Cell Science

by Mianna Meskus

Hardcover(1st ed. 2018)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137475527
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 05/21/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mianna Meskus is Associate Professor at the University of Tampere, Finland. Her research explores technoscientific shaping of humanity from various perspectives, including reproduction, gender, biomedicine, politics and ethics.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction


Part I: Clinical Translation


2. Human Cells to the Market
3. Between Craft and Standardized Production


Part II: Experimentation


4. Making iPS Cells in the Laboratory
5. Instrumentality and Care in Experimental Research


Part III: Tissue Donation


6. Patients and the Material Origins of Knowledge
7. Scientific Craftwork in the Age of Bioindustrialization.

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