MIRA University of Twente

Program

International Organ-on-Chip Symposium 2016: IOOCS 2016

Program Wednesday 9 March 2016

12.00-13.00

Registration and lunch

13.00-13.15

Opening by Albert van den Berg, University of Twente / hDMT, The Netherlands

13.15-14.00

Matthias Lutolf, EPFL, Switzerland. Bioengineering cellular environments to guide stem cell self-organization

14.00-14.45

Steven Kushner, Erasmus MC / hDMT, The Netherlands. Using iPSC-based models for neuropsychiatric disease modeling

14.45-15.15

Drinks

15.15-16.00

Young talent session

 

Meike van der Zande, Wageningen UR, The Netherlands. Human gut-on-a-chip as a model for bioavailability and biotransformation studies

 

Evita van de Steeg, TNO, The Netherlands. Application of advanced in vitro models for human prediction

 

Valeria Orlova, LUMC / hDMT, The Netherlands. Modeling of vascular diseases with patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs)

16.00-17.30

Poster session & drinks

17.30-18.15

Adam Feinberg, Carnegie Mellon, USA. 3D Printed and Nanofabricated Scaffolds for Engineering Contractile Cardiac Muscle

18.15-20.00

Dinner at the Faculty Club, University of Twente

 

Program Thursday 10 March 2016

9.15-9.30

Registration with coffee and tea

9.30-10.15

Jaap den Toonder, TU Eindhoven / hDMT, The Netherlands. Microfluidics: enabling organ-on-chip by merging technology and biology

10.15-11.00

Thomas Eschenhagen, UMC Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany. 3D engineered heart tissue for in vitro testing and cardiac repair

11.00-11.30

Coffee and tea

11.30-12.30

Commercial activities session

 

Tobias Hasenberg, TissUse, Germany. Emulating the Human Vasculature in a Multi-Organ-Chip Platform

 

Sandro Meucci, Micronit, The Netherlands. Resealable flowcells; a versatile platform for the development of OoC models

 

Daniel Levner, Emulate, USA

12.30-12.45

Closing by Janny van den Eijnden - van Raaij, hDMT, The Netherlands

12.45-13.45

Lunch

Meet the expert lunch (for junior researchers)

13.30-15.00

(Optional) Tour of the MESA+ Nanolab or the Experimental Center for Technical Medicine

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16.00

Double inaugural lecture Professor Robert Passier and Professor Christine Mummery (registration separate from IOOCS16!)