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Speakers, Chairs & Panelists:

Morgan Alexander

Morgan Alexander
The University of Nottingham, UK

Cell instructive materials for next generation medical devices: Microtopography opportunities 

Stéphanie Boder-Pasche
CSEM SA, CH

Automated and Standardized Solutions for Organoid Technology

Tina Bürki

Tina Bürki
Empa, CH

Welcome & Introduction (Seminar) 
Session-Chair
Jason A. Burdick  Jason A. Burdick
University of Pennsylvania, US
Embedded 3D bioprinting within hydrogel suspension media 
Silvia Frey Silvia Frey
Animalfree Research, CH 
Panelist - Progress in cell-based in-vitro assays for drug development, substance toxicity testing, regenerative medicine - supporting 3R initiatives  
Jianping Fu Jianping Fu
University of Michigan, US
Bottom-up synthetic embryology for understanding early human development 
Andres J. Garcia Andrés J. Garcia
Georgia Institute of Technology, US
Biosynthetic hydrogels for regenerative medicine 
David W. Grainger
University of Utah, US 

Challenging mesenchymal stem/stromal cell heterogeneity and immunomodulatory profiles to improve cell-based therapies

Eliav Haskal Eliav Haskal
NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials, University
of Fribourg, CH
Session-Chair
Sarah Heilshorn Sarah Heilshorn
Stanford University, US
Engineered protein matrices for precision medicine
Sarah Köster Sarah Köster
Georg-August-University Göttingen, DE 
Nonlinear mechanics of cytoskeletal biopolymers 
Levenberg Shulamit Levenberg
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, IL

Bioprinting vascularized 3D tissue constructs

Peter Loskill Peter Loskill
University of Tübingen, DE
Recapitulating complex human biology in vitro: Microphysiological systems and Organ-on-chip technology 
Matthias Lutolf Matthias Lutolf
EPF Lausanne, CH
Next generation organs-on-a-chip 
Sally McArthur Sally McArthur
Swinburne University of Technology, AU
Ask anything (Chat room) 
Session-Chair
Torsten Ochsenreiter Torsten Ochsenreiter
University of Berne, CH
Scientific integrity - Why do we care
Nuria Montserrat Pulido Núria Montserrat Pulido
Institute of Bioengineering of Catalonia, ES
Engineering kidney organoids to understand kidney development and disease
Kathy Riklin Kathy Riklin
Swiss Competence Centre 3R, CH
Panelist - Progress in cell-based in-vitro assays for drug development, substance toxicity testing, regenerative medicine - supporting 3R initiatives 
Melanie Röthlisberger Melanie Röthlisberger
University of Zurich, CH
The how and why to open science 
Adrian Roth Adrian Roth
Roche Innovation Center, CH

Advanced human cell models for drug discovery, development and personalized medicine

Heinz Ruffner Heinz Ruffner
Novartis, CH
Panelist - Progress in cell-based in-vitro assays for drug development, substance toxicity testing, regenerative medicine - supporting 3R initiatives  
Romana Schirhagl Romana Schirhagl
University of Groningen, NL
Nanoscale MRI for measuring free radical generation in living cells 
Tatiana Segura
Duke University, US

Particle hydrogels principles, properties, and applications

Martina Stenzel Martina Stenzel
University of New South Wales, AU
Nanoparticulate drug delivery systems for cancer therapy 
Viola Vogel Viola Vogel
ETH Zurich
Extracellular cues in health and disease  
Peter Wick
Empa, CH
Session-Chair 
Marcy Zenobi-Wong Marcy Zenobi-Wong
ETH Zurich, CH
Microgels as building blocks for tissue engineering  
Fred Zülli  Fred Zülli
Mibelle Group, CH
Panelist - Progress in cell-based in-vitro assays for drug development, substance toxicity testing, regenerative medicine - supporting 3R initiatives  

 

 

Sessions topics BIC-2021

Stem Cell Technology & Regenerative Medicine

Organ-on-Chip

3D Cell & Matrix Printing, Tissue Engineering

Functional Material-Biology Interfaces (to Tissue, Cells, Bacteria, Enzymes/Proteins, …)

Progress in Surface & Interface Characterization and Imaging (static/dynamic, in-situ and ex-situ)

Progress in cell-based in-vitro assays for drug development, substance toxicity testing, regenerative medicine - supporting 3R initiatives

Future of engineered tissues