11.06.2015 - InSphero User Group Meeting, United Kingdom

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InSphero's Annual UK User Group Meeting

Join us Thursday, June 11 for a day of informative 3D cell culture presentations at InSphero's annual UK User Group Meeting, being held at the Trinity Centre, Cambridge, UK. We have prepared an exciting half-day agenda that brings together international experts in toxicology and efficacy testing using 3D in vitro systems. Secure your seat at this great educational and networking opportunity – you won't want to miss it!

  • Half-day agenda covering Toxicology and Oncology applications
  • Networking lunch included
  • Guest-speakers from AstraZeneca, University of Glasgow, Promega, Biognosys, and Seahorse Bioscience


Trinity Centre, Cambridge Science Park, UK

Date and Time:

Thursday, June 11, 2015
10:00 AM - 03:30 PM


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 Current 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      Applications 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 Alison Foster of Astra Zeneca

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

Click here to register for the 2015 InSphero UK User Group Meeting

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