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InSphero User Group Meeting - Cambridge

InSphero Inc.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (BST)

InSphero User Group Meeting - Cambridge

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Do you already use InSphero products or are you thinking about upgrading your cell culture to 3D?
Our 2015 UK User Group Meeting offers a focused full-day workshop to get you up to date with the latest news in 3D cell culture technology and applications. 
The meeting will be held 11 June, 2015 at the Trinity Centre in Cambridge.


  • Half-day agenda covering Toxicology and Oncology applications
     
  • Conveniently located at the Trinity Centre, in Cambridge
     
  • Live demo during lunch

  • Networking lunch included
     
  • Great guest-speakers

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Preliminary Agenda:
 

10:00 - 10:30   Welcome Reception and Introduction by Tony Rutt of InSphero

10:30 - 11:00   3D InsightTM Services Overview  by Dr. Johannes Haugstetter of InSphero

11:00 - 11:30   Compound classification strategies using homo- and heterotypic tumor
                       microtissues
                       by Zoe Weydert, Master of Science at Zurich University of Applied Sciences
                       (ZHAW)

11:30 - 12:00   Application of in vitro Assays to Measure Cellular Response in
                      3D Cell Cultures
 by Dr. Marta Rucka of Promega
         

12:00 - 13:00   Networking Lunch incl. Live Demonstration

13:00 - 13:30   Understanding Cellular Metabolism of Spheroids Using Extracellular Flux
                       Technology 
by Dr. Alex Liversage of Seahorse Bioscience 

13:30 - 14:00   Use of Liver Microtissues for Drug Safety Assessment: an AstraZeneca
                       Perspective
  by Dr. Alison Foster of AstraZeneca

14:00 - 14:15    Short Break

14:15 - 14:45   Optical measurements of electrical activity and contraction from cardiac
                       microtissues
of iPS-derived cardiomyocytes
                      
by Dr. Maria Hortigon, University of Glasgow    and Clyde Biosciences Ltd., UK

14:45 - 15:15   Proteomic Profiling of 3D Human Liver Microtissues 
                       by Dr. Claudia Escher of
 Biognosys

15:15 - 16:00   Wrap up & Networking coffee by Tony Rutt of InSphero

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We are actively working to build the best agenda possible for this event including speakers from InSphero and scientists using our technology as well as academic, biotech and pharma researchers and our industry partners. 
The agenda above is tentative and subject to change.

FAQs:

Registration is required to guarantee participation in the event. If you are registering for more than one person, please provide complete name and contact details for each registrant. 

All presentations will be conducted in English

The participation is free. Transportion to and from the meeting is the responsibility of the attendee. 

Local transportation and parking:  Please check back for more information

 

 

Have questions about InSphero User Group Meeting - Cambridge? Contact InSphero Inc.

When & Where


The Trinity Centre
24 Cambridge Science Park
24 Milton Road
CB4 0FN Cambridge
United Kingdom

Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM (BST)


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Organizer

InSphero Inc.

InSphero is the pioneer of industrial-grade, 3D-cell-based assay solutions and scaffold-free 3D organ-on-a-chip technology. Through partnerships, InSphero supports pharmaceutical and biotechnology researchers in successful decision-making by accurately rebuilding the human physiology in vitro. Its robust and precisely engineered suite of 3D InSight™ human tissue platforms are used by major pharmaceutical companies worldwide to increase efficiency in drug discovery and safety testing. The company specializes in liver toxicology, metabolic diseases (e.g., T1 & T2 diabetes and NAFLD & NASH liver disease), and oncology (with a focus on immuno-oncology and PDX models). The scalable Akura™ technology underlying the company’s 3D InSight™ Discovery and Safety Platforms includes 96 and 384-well plate formats and the Akura™ Flow organ-on-a-chip system to drive efficient innovation throughout all phases of drug development.

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