We will kick off the network with an exciting Launch Workshop. Registration is now closed; if you are not able to attend, you can still join the discussion on Twitter #3DbioNet.
Date: 14th and 15th January 2019, The Liner hotel, Liverpool
The key objectives of the workshop:
- Generate new ideas, collaborations and innovations to address the challenges in the field of 3D microtissues.
- To facilitate multidisciplinary consortia addressing the key issues identified.
- To shape the agenda of the network through engagement with industry, academia and other stakeholders.
- To advertise the funding priorities of the network.
Registration Prices (deadline 31/12/2018; places are limited)
Academic or Industry with accommodation*: £50
Academic or Industry without accommodation: £25
PhD or PDRA with accommodation*: £25
PhD or PDRA without accommodation:£12
*One night 14th January 2019 at the Liner hotel, Liverpool.
Draft Schedule for the Workshop
DAY 1 14th January 2019
11:00 11:15 Registration including refreshments
11:15 11:35 Welcome address and introduction to the network
Dr Raphael Levy /Prof Helen Byrne, Univ. of Liverpool/Oxford
11:35 11:55 Guest Lecture: Title TBC. Prof Jamie Davies, Univ of Edinburgh
11:55 12:15 Guest Lecture: A systems toxicology toolbox for mechanism-based safety assessment. Dr Bob Van der Water, Univ. of Leiden
12:15 12:30 Guest Lecture: Expanding organoids at scale: a multidisciplinary journey. Dr. Marianne Ellis, Univ of Bath / Cellesce
12:30 12:50 Guest Lecture: Novel Human-based Hepatic Safety Models for Mechanistic Risk Assessment. Dr Dominic Williams, Astrazeneca
12:50 13:05 Guest Lecture: Insights from mathematical models of spheroids for drug uptake & cancer spread. Dr Rachel N Bearon , Univ. Of Liverpool
13:05 14:00 Lunch + networking + posters
14:00 14:20 Briefing for Breakout sessions Dr Raphael Levy/ Prof Helen Byrne, Univ. of Liverpool/Oxford
14:20 15:15 5 Breakout sessions in discussion rooms
15:15 15:45 Coffee + networking + posters
15:45 16:30 Breakout session debrief
16:30 17:00 Discussion panel, Panellists + all delegates
17:00 17:30 2-3 min Lightning talks (up to 8)
17:30 18:30 Posters + nibbles
19:00 Drinks, Dinner, Networking
DAY 2 15th January 2019
09:00 09:30 Guest lecture: Title TBC Dr Alicia El Haj, Univ. of Birmingham
09:30 10:30 Meet the Management Board
10:30 11:10 Coffee + networking
11:10 12:00 Technology Showcase (up to 6)
12:00 13:00 Lunch + networking
13:00 13:30 Round-table discussion
13:30 13:45 Next steps / Call for Travel & Secondments applications, Prof Helen Byrne
13:45 14:00 Closing remarks Dr Raphael Levy/Prof Helen Byrne