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Adding flow to in vitro models of the blood-brain barrier

Adding flow to in vitro models of the blood-brain barrier - Abby Keable In vitro modelling is an attractive alternative to the use of animals in research. In vitro experiments are less expensive, can be carried out without a home office licence and human cells can be...

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Cardiff Workshop

QUASI VIVO® WORKSHOP - CARDIFF UNIVERSITY Cardiff University Thursday 24th May 2018 We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for our next Quasi Vivo® training workshop which will be held in Cardiff. The 1 day workshop combines hands-on...

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Quasi Vivo® Workshop – University College London

QUASI VIVO® WORKSHOP - UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON University College London  Tuesday 10th April 2018 We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for our next Quasi Vivo® training workshop which will be held in the Darwin Building B15 at...

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Dr Shehnaz Ahmed

NEW TEAM MEMBER: DR SHEHNAZ AHMED My name is Shehnaz and I am very excited to introduce myself as the latest addition to the Kirkstall Ltd team, in my new role as Technical Support & Sales Executive. My role involves providing technical support to future...

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Eleanor Wheeler

YEAR IN INDUSTRY: ELEANOR WHEELER I’m currently in my first month of my year in industry with Kirkstall which, despite living with partying students and battling the hill starts in my little car in Sheffield, I am thoroughly enjoying! I am an enthusiastic...

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Oana Voloaca

3rd Year BSc Project: "The development of a physiological relevant gastrointestinal human–microbe interface in a novel dual-flow bioreactor." The human microbiome consists of more than 1000 different bacterial species that play essential roles in growth...

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Improved IC-50 prediction using Quasi Vivo ®

SAY HELLO AT EUROTOX This year marks the 53rd Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology and will be held just a few steps from the heart of downtown Bratislava. The congress will run for 4 days from the 10th-13th of September, 2017. With a programme...

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Q&A with PhD student Shehnaz Ahmed What is the aim of your PhD? The aim of my PhD is to develop a physiologically relevant in vitro tissue model with the ability to monitor important parameters in situ, such as pH within the cellular microenvironment....

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10TH CONGRESS ON ALTERNATIVES AND ANIMAL USE IN THE LIFE SCIENCES Held in Seattle from the 20th-24th of August, the congress will discuss how to replace and reduce the use of animals using the latest technologies. It will also look at how these...

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ACTC 2017 Poster Prize Winner

ACTC 2017 Poster Prize Winner: Alys Davies Every year at Advances in Cell and Tissue Culture (ACTC) conference, we ask delegates to vote for the poster that they believe to be the best. This year's winner was Alys Davies, a PhD student from the University of...

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Summer Studentship with Animal Free Research UK

Summer Studentship with Animal Free Research UK At Sheffield Hallam University, summer student Oana Voloaca will use a novel gut tissue model to investigate the influence of bacteria in gastrointestinal diseases such as Crohn’s disease to replace studies currently...

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New Job Opportunity

New Job Opportunity We are looking to recruit a technical sales executive. Reporting directly to the Marketing and Sales Manager, the successful candidate will be working in a “field based role” responsible for delivering all business development related activity...

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Out and About

OUT AND ABOUT - SUMMER 2017 LET'S TALK FLOW With visits to existing and potential users lined up in June and July, as well as attending SPTC in Paris, TCES in Manchester, INEXO in Monpellier and AETOX in Valencia, the Kirkstall team will most likely be travelling to,...

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Why did you choose Quasi Vivo®?

WHY QUASI VIVO®? The number of Quasi Vivo® users is growing worldwide, with over 70 different labs in over 15 different countries now using our system for a variety of applications.   We recently caught up with a handful of users to find out why they chose Quasi...

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ACTC Proceedings

ACTC 2017 Proceedings Professors, Primary Investigators, Post Docs and PhD students.... ACTC was again a great success with researchers assembling from 9 different nations to discuss their research. For those unable to make ACTC 2017 we've now uploaded the conference...

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JOB OPPORTUNITY – Cardiovascular Bioengineering PDRA

JOB OPPORTUNITY - Cardiovascular Bioengineering PDRA (KTP Associate) An exciting opportunity has become available to work full time on a 24-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). This partnership is designed to significantly enhance sales and drive business...

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5 Reasons to Add Flow to Your Research

5 REASONS TO ADD FLOW TO YOUR RESEARCH There is a growing trend towards advanced in vitro cell culture, improving traditional cell culture with fluid flow, 3D matrices or even both. Almost all cell cultures benefit from the addition of fluid flow, as the steady supply...

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Q and A with Professor Jamie Davies

Q & A with Professor Jamie Davies Kirkstall recently caught up with Professor Jamie Davies to discuss his recently published paper which used Quasi Vivo®. The paper was entitled 'Symmetry-breaking in branching epithelia: cells on micro-patterns under flow challenge...

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