A scientist was “dismissed” by the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, UK. It was the cell biologist Irina Stancheva who specialises on the epigenetics and regulatory methylation of DNA. Her institutional website was deleted just hours after I sent my email inquiries to her former faculty colleagues.
UCL has completed the investigation into the affair around their past honorary professor Paolo Macchiarini and the trachea transplants. The report avoids implicating Macchiarini’s partner Martin Birchall. The only guilty party is the nuclear physicist Alexander Seifalian.