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Beddington, Rosa (1956–2001)

English embryologist. Name variations: Dr. Rosa Susan Penelope Beddington. Born Mar 23, 1956 in Hurstbourne Tarrant, Hampshire, England; died May 18, 2001, in Tew, Oxfordshire, England; m. Rev. Robin A. Denniston.

An experimental biologist, produced insights into the way an embryo becomes a fetus in mammals; was among the 1st women to be admitted to Brasenose College at Oxford to study medicine; though a skilled microsurgeon, made embryology her career; headed the mammalian development section of National Institute for Medical Research in London.

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