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InSphero User Group Meeting - Zurich

InSphero Inc.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (CEST)

InSphero User Group Meeting - Zurich

Registration Information

Registration Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
2015 InSphero UserGroup Meeting Zurich
The participation fee includes: guaranteed participation at the 2015 UserGroup Meeting, two coffee breaks, networking lunch and apéro, informational material
21 Registrations Ended $55.00 $4.02

Event Details

 

Do you already use InSphero products or are you thinking about upgrading your cell culture to 3D?
Our 2015 Zurich 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 21 May, 2015 at the Technopark in Zurich.

  • Full-day agenda covering Toxicology and Oncology applications
     
  • Conveniently located at the Technopark, in the heart of Zurich
     
  • Live demo of GravityPLUSTM cell culture platform and GravityTRAPTM cell culture platforms

  • Networking lunch and reception included 
     
  • Great guest-speakers from Sanofi-Aventis, Helmholz Institute Munich, ETH Zurich and many more

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Updated Agenda:

08:30 - 09:00   Welcome Reception and Introduction
                      by
Dr. Jan Lichtenberg, CEO of InSphero AG

09:00 - 09:30   3D InSightTM Services Overview
                      by
  Dr. Johannes Haugstetter, InSphero AG, 
Switzerland

09:30 - 10:00   3D InSightTM Liver Microtissues by Dr. Simon Messner, InSphero AG,
                      Switzerland

10:00 - 10:30   Cell-Based Assays for more than Monolayers 
                      by
Dr. 
Reka Nagy,Promega AG, Switzerland

10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break with Live Demonstration 

11:00 - 11:30   Global Proteomic Profiling of 3D Human Liver Microtissues by 
                      Dr. Claudia Escher, Biognosys AG, Switzerland 

11:30 - 12:00   Compound Classification Strategies Using Homo- and Heterotypic Tumor
                      Microtissues by 
Zoe Weydert, Master Student at
                      Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)

12:00 - 13:00   Networking Lunch

13:00 - 13:30   Our Body on a Chip by DrOlivier Frey, ETH Zurich

13:30 - 14:00   3D Microtissues Are Relevant Models to Investigate Target Genes and
                      Therapeutic Approaches for Breast Cancer
 
                      by
Dr. Natasa Anastasov, Helmholz Center München 

14:00 - 14:30   Pancreatic Microislet Model for Glucose-stimulated Insulin Secretion
                     Assays by Dr. Kristin Breitschopf, Sanofi- Aventis Deutschland GmbH

14:30 - 15:00   Coffee Break with Live Demonstration 

15:00 - 15:30   Imaging Bile Canaliculi in 3D InSightTM Human Liver Microtissues Using
                      the Opera PhenixTM High Content Screening System
                      by
Dr. James Hutt, PerkinElmer, United Kingdom

15:30 - 16:00   Testing Biologicals Using 3D Microtissue Models 
                       by Dr. Jens Kelm, InSphero AG, Switzerland

16:00 - 17:30   Wrap-Up & Networking Reception
                      by
Dr. Jan Lichtenberg, CEO of InSphero AG

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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 fee is 55 USD.  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 - Zurich? Contact InSphero Inc.

When & Where


Technopark Zurich
Technoparkstrasse 1
Room Cobol, 2nd floor
8005 Zurich
Switzerland

Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (CEST)


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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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