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Eleanor Wheeler

YEAR IN INDUSTRY: ELEANOR WHEELER 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. Being...

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ACTC 2018

ADVANCES IN CELL AND TISSUE CULTURE 2018 We have the pleasure of announcing the dates and location for the next in our annual series of conferences on Advances in Cell and Tissue Culture. Hosted by Kirkstall Ltd, the 2017 conference will be held in...

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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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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 and £100...

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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 Schwamborn and...

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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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