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 ADVANCES IN CELL & TISSUE CULTURE 2017

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

 

 

MONDAY 22nd MAY

In Vitro Models for Animal Replacement

Chair: Dr Brett Cochrane, Dr Hadwen Trust
Speakers:
  • Diane Lee, University of Surrey

A bovine alveolus model to replace cattle in the study of host-pathogen interactions in bovine tuberculosis (BTB)

  • Tobias Hasenberg, TissUse

The multi-organ-chip platform – Emulating human system biology in a microphysiological system

  • Anaelle da Costa, Sanofi

New in vitro human blood-brain barrier / brain co-culture models to replace in vivo neurovirulence testing of live attenuated yellow fever vaccine strains

TUESDAY 23rd MAY

Disease Modelling and Co-Culture

Chair: Dr Pascale Guillot, UCL
Speakers:
  • Alec O’Keeffe, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

The effect of media perfusion on the infection and drug activity against Leishmania major

  • Yasmine Tanner, Barts Cancer Institute

Drug resistance mechanisms in FGFR-driven cancers

 

Bioreactors, 3D, & Dynamic Flow

Chair: Prof Sarah Cartmell, University of Manchester
Speakers:
  • Pascale Guillot, UCL

Using the Quasi Vivo cell culture system to understand how stem cells work

 

Cultivating Cells under Physiologic Conditions

Chair: Dr Cornelia Kasper, BOKU Vienna
Speakers:

WEDNESDAY 24th MAY

Tissue Engineering

Chair: Prof Jamie Davies, University of Edinburgh
Speakers:
  • Sandro Meucci, Micronit

TEER electrodes integration in resealable microfluidic devices

  • Chunga Kwon, KIST Europe

Microscale Topographical Patterning for Preventing Posterior Capsular Opacification by Inhibiting Lens Epithelial Cell Migration

  • Tayebeh Azimi, University of Westminster

Development of an in vitro tumour model to evaluate drug efficacy and epidermal mesenchymal transition in triple negative breast cancer

 

Safety and Toxicology

Chair: Dr Phil Hewitt, Merck KGaA
Speakers:
  • Ewelina Hoffman, University of Hertfordshire

Investigating the impact of M1 and M2 macrophage polarization on foamy human macrophage responses in vitro

 

In Vitro to In Vivo Extrapolation

Chair: Dr Harvey Clewell, Scitovation
Speakers:
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CALL FOR PAPERS

We invite research from industry and academia to submit their paper abstracts for both poster and verbal presentations.

The final call for papers opened on the 1st March 2017 and closes on the 30th April 2017. To submit an abstract please fill out the form below and email it to: ACTCconference@kirkstall.com

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