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SELECTBIO Conferences Organ-on-a-Chip Europe 2016

Organ-on-a-Chip Europe 2016

Keynote Speakers

Reyk Horland
Head of Business Development, TissUse GmbH

David Hughes
Chief Technical Officer, CN Bio Innovations Ltd.

David Jones
Senior Scientific Advisor, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Lars Sundstrom
Professor of Practice in Translational Medicine, Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research, Bristol University


The Organ-on-a-Chip Europe 2016 conference explores this emerging field wherein microfluidics-based approaches are being utilized to assemble clusters of cells in a physiologically-relevant architecture.  These organs-on-chips can be utilized for functional studies ex vivo such as toxicity screening wherein a proper spatial cellular organization is key to manifest functionality.

Presentations from academics as well as industry participants highlight the emerging trends in this field as well as provide a path forward for technology and applications development which are explored in this conference.

Posters are welcomed as a means to disseminate the most cutting-edge work by researchers in this field.

We are looking to build the event for 2016 with an additional track, entitles Stem Cells in Drug Discovery, there will be even more talks, attendees and discussions.

Agenda Topics

  • Brain/Neuron-on-a-Chip
  • Challenges in the Development of Organs-on-Chips
  • Construction of Organs-on-chips utilizing Microfluidics-based Approaches
  • Disease-on-a-Chip
  • Gut-on-a-Chip
  • Heart-on-a-Chip
  • Liver-on-a-Chip for Toxicity Screening/Toxicology Studies
  • Lung-on-a-Chip
  • Public and Private Efforts in the Development of Organs-on-Chips/Body-on-a-Chip

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

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Distinguished Faculty

Peter Loskill, Assistant Professor for Experimental Regenerative Medicine; Attract Group Leader Organ-on-a-Chip, Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
John Alderman, Consultant, Technology for Industry
Robert Esmond, Director, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C
Martin Stelzle, Head of BioMEMS & Sensors Department, NMI at University of Tübingen
Alexander Mosig, Lab Head, Biochip-based Organ Models, Jena University Hospital
Cristina Bertulli, PhD Student, University of Cambridge
Amy Dawson, Post Doctoral Research Associate, University of Hull
Brian Derby, Professor, University of Manchester
John Greenman, Professor of Tumour Immunology, The University Of Hull
Kalle Johnson, R&D Development Team Manager, GE Healthcare Services
Kelly Davidge, Research and Development Manager, Kirkstall Ltd
Juliane Schnabel, Scientist Application, Microfluidic ChipShop GmbH
Maria Tenje, Senior Lecturer, Uppsala University
Frederik Claeyssens, Senior Lecturer, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sheffield

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