Thymistem at Community Science Festival

Thymistem scientists joined primary and secondary school pupils on 31st March to present the first Community Science Festival in Craigmillar, Edinburgh. They offered insights into the life of a scientist through the Eurostemcell activity 'Cell Pet' , where festival goers get the chance to work through the steps of culturing cells, which is part of the craft of a stem cell scientist. Other activities included cell face painting, offeing a chance for chats about what stem cells are and why Thymistem is looking to regenerate the thymus in particular.