Organ-on-a-chip Network Symposium (November 2020)

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Wednesday 11 November 2020 13:30 to 16:00
Microsoft Teams

This monthly symposium features research talks on the latest developments in organ-on-a-chip and in vitro models technology. For November the keynote lecture will be from Dr Karl Koehler, Harvard Medical School. The full programme is as follows:

Chair: Adrian Biddle, QMUL

1.30pm: Abstract presentations (20 mins plus Q&A)

Arunima Sengupta, ARTORG Organs-on-Chip Technologies, University of Bern, Switzerland, “Modelling chronic lung diseases in a bio-inspired breathing alveolus-on-chip model”

Asli Akidil, Clinical Pharmacology & Safety Sciences, R&D, AstraZeneca, “Development and application of a bone marrow microphysiological system to inform oncology drug-combination scheduling”

Haneen Alsehli, Centre for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine, King’s College London, “An integrated pipeline for high-throughput screening and profiling of spheroids using simple live image analysis of frame to frame variations”

2.30pm: Flash talk (5 mins)

Abhinav Bhushan, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, “White/Brown Adipose-Liver Cross Talk Through the Path to Type 2 Diabetes”

3pm: Keynote

Dr Karl Koehler, Harvard Medical School: “Building multi-lineage sensory organoids from stem cells” (45 mins plus Q&A)

For more information and to register, visit the event page.