The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Int. J. Dev. Biol. 65: 131 - 136 (2021)

Vol 65, Issue 1-2-3

Special Issue: Developmental Biology in Ibero-America - Part 1

Unceasingly searching for answers - an interview with Claudio Stern

Published: 20 August 2020

Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado*

Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO, U.S.A.


Claudio Stern was born in Montevideo, Uruguay where he received his school education. He moved to the United Kingdom at age 18. This interview briefly explores his trajectory from Uruguay, through universities in the UK (Sussex, UCL, Cambridge and Oxford) and USA (Columbia) and how he was influenced by various mentors and experiences.


Uruguay, Darwin, somite, neural tube

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