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3D Cell Culture 2018

Konzerthaus Freiburg
Konrad-Adenauer-Platz 1
79098 Freiburg
Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25
60486 Frankfurt am Main
Christopher Diaz Maceo
Phone: +49 (0)69 7564-243
Fax: +49 (0)69 7564-176
E-mail: diaz(at)dechema.de
3D Cell Culture 2018


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The 3D Cell Culture conference series has developed into a ‘family meeting’ for experts active in this field, and will highlight successful applications and newest developments. Success stories of 3D culture applications will be presented as well as newest technologies and innovations. Relevant disease models, applications of 3D models in clinic and industry, predictive cell models for compound characterization and enabling technologies will be covered.

Keynote Speakers (confirmed, as of May 2017)

  • Martin Fussenegger, ETH Zurich/CH
  • Sue Gibbs, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam/NL
  • Magnus Ingelman-Sundberg, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm/S
  • Matthias Lütolf, EPFL, Lausanne/CH
  • Matthias Müller, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Basel/CH
  • Adrian Roth, Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Basel/CH
  • Ernst H. K. Stelzer, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main/D

The following topics will be addressed:

Advanced cell culture models

  • Advanced models for substance testing
  • Innovative disease models
  • Complex and multi-cell type models
  • Predictivity and validation
  • Latest ADME - safety testing

Clinical and industrial solutions

  • Translation of models to solutions
  • Clinical applications
  • Industrial applications

Enabling technologies

  • Innovative, advanced analytics
  • Specific assay development
  • New devices for 3D cell culture
  • Imaging technologies
  • High-throughput and automatisation
  • 3D printing
  • Modeling
Website address: https://www.gesundheitsindustrie-bw.de/en/event/3d-cell-culture-2018/