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Meet the iBlastoid: A game-changer in unlocking the molecular mystery of early human life – Monash University

Since 2014, Monash researchers have tried to understand the mysterious molecular processes that occur during the first few days of human life.

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18 March 2021
Game changers: Monash researchers Jai Tan, Jose Polo and Xiadong (Ethan) Liu.
Since 2014, Monash researchers have tried to understand the mysterious molecular processes that occur during the first few days of human life.
Late last year came the breakthrough. The University’s Polo Laboratory team unexpectedly produced a medical game-changer when it created what it calls an iBlastoid – the most accurate three-dimensional model of a blastocyst, or the cellular structure that becomes an…

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