Inspired by Jim Smith, facilitated by Amanda Fisher and Mette Ramsgard Thomsen

Exploring the processes of growth, self-healing, mutation and grafting, this group made a film about plates as model organisms.

Watch: Plate life

In addition, some of the students in this group made a film about the rare consequences of mutation, when a positive side-effect emerges.

Watch: SuperEgg

Jim Smith (Molecular basis of mesoderm formation, Gurdon Institute, Cambridge, UK)

Mette Ramsgard Thomsen (Head of Centre for Information Technology and Architecture, Copenhagen, Denmark)