Full Agenda for Joint IBIN/3DbioNet Meeting

We hope you’re able to join us this January 20th – 21st in London Bridge, when a range of expertise converges at our joint IBIN meeting, with a view to driving new collaborations. Registration is subsidised at £10 per day, and includes breakfast, lunch, and networking drinks & canapés on the evening of the 21st. The first day of the meeting will be hosted by 3DBioNet and will feature discussions surrounding the current challenges in 3D cell culture. Though following a similar format to our past events, this meeting will also take a particular focus on how mathematical modelling… Read More

Funded project summary:

Professor Ipsita Roy’s team at the University of Sheffield was recently awarded £45,750, to take forward the following project: A NATURAL AND SUSTAINABLE BIOMATERIAL-BASED 3D MODEL OF HEALTHY CARDIAC TISSUE Professor Ipsita Roy, Department of Material Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK The heart is an essential organ in the human body, hence, understanding heart functioning is crucial. Unfortunately, according to the WHO, in 2030, almost 23.6 million people will die from heart disease. The annual economic burden imposed by this disease has reached more than £700 million… Read More

A productive workshop in Sheffield

The second 3DbioNet workshop took place in Sheffield on the 6th of June 2019, hosted by John Haycock and the University of Sheffield. The day combined lectures, technology highlights, an early career researcher led speed-dating session, the launch of our first call for pump prime grants, small group brain storming on 3DbioNet challenges, and poster sessions culminating with the announcement of poster prizes (1st Joseph Leedale; 2nd, Amy Harding; 3rd Lynne Bingle). We thank our sponsors (Manchester Biogel, Merck, the National Measurement Laboratory, the Electrospinning company) and all the speakers, poster presenters… Read More

Organoids: 2017 method of the year.

Nature Methods has selected Organoids as their method of the year 2017 for: … their immense potential as tools to study human biology in health and disease. You can find the collection of article here and the Editorial here.