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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...

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Win a £50 Amazon Gift Card

Confirm Your Contact Details     WIN A £50 AMAZON GIFT CARD We are cleansing our database to make sure that the information we send you is relevant and up to date. Submit your details below by Friday 21st April for your chance to win a £50 Amazon gift card...

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10 Things About ACTC

10 Things to Know About ACTC 2017 Paul Hatton, Professor of Biomaterials Science at the University of Sheffield. “I really enjoyed the Liverpool meeting and caught up with several ex-collaborators including Thomas Hartung. This will genuinely be a great event, I share...

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Ucciferri et al. Paper

Published Paper: In Vitro Toxicological Screening of Primary Human Endothelial Cells In Vitro Toxicological Screening of Nanoparticles on Primary Human Endothelial Cells and the Role of Flow in Modulating Cell Response Abstract After passage through biological...

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Collaboration with University of Luxembourg

Collaboration with University of Luxembourg     Kirkstall Ltd. is delighted to announce the signing of a 2 year collaboration agreement with the University of Luxembourg. The collaboration will see Kirkstall working closely with Professor Jens Christian...

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Dr Pascale Guillot

Dr Pascale V. Guillot     Kirkstall recently caught up with Quasi Vivo® user Dr Pascale V. Guillot. Pascale is a senior lecturer at the University College London, Women's Institute for Health and focuses her research studies on the stem cells and bone tissue...

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Scientific Programme

 ADVANCES IN CELL & TISSUE CULTURE 2017 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME     MONDAY 22nd MAY 10.00 - 12.30 Registration, Poster, & Exhibitor Set Up   12.30 - 13.30 Conference Commences with Lunch   13.30 - 13.40 Conference Welcome Address   13.40...

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Western Blot with Quasi Vivo®

Western Blots using Quasi Vivo® Many of our customers often think that there wont be enough protein content in cells cultured in a Quasi Vivo® chamber to perform many of the analytical techniques, including Western blots. We spoke to Quasi Vivo® user Esther Johann who...

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KTP with MMU

KTP with Manchester Metropolitan University Kirkstall have joined Manchester Metropolitan University to sponsor a Post Doc position within the university. They will be working to develop an off-the-shelf kit for safety tests in drug development and will start in...

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Dr Miriam Dwek Talks Quasi Vivo® Training

Q & A with Dr Miriam Dwek How are you using QV in your lab? We are using the Quasi Vivo® system in our studies of breast cancer cell behaviour in 3-dimensional cell culture. What were the main benefits you got from the training? By undertaking the training and...

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Quasi Vivo® Training at the University of Westminster

ADVANCED CELL CULTURE LAB BASED TRAINING COURSE 16th and 17th March 2017 University of Westminster, London. We are pleased to announce the 1st in a series of workshops in 2017 will be hosted in the department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Westminster,...

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