Biomedical Sciences Research Seminar Series

Investigating Stem Cell Microenvironments using Optical Micromanipulation

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Seminars

As part of the School of Science and Technology Biomedical Sciences Research Centre Seminar Series, Dr Glen Kirkham, NTU presents: Investigating Stem Cell Microenvironments using Optical Micromanipulation.

  • From: Wednesday 20 February 2019, 1.10 pm
  • To: Wednesday 20 February 2019, 2 pm
  • Location: ERD 282, Erasmus Darwin, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS

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Event details

As part of the School of Science and Technology Biomedical Sciences Research Centre Seminar Series, Dr Glen Kirkham, NTU presents: Investigating Stem Cell Microenvironments using Optical Micromanipulation.

Abstract

Medical research strategies such as tissue engineering and regenerative medicine aim to generate functional tissue analogues for therapeutic use. The approaches utilised vary but will usually involve the use of an appropriate cell source and a supportive scaffold. In an effort to adequately recapitulate native biological structure the complexity of these constructs is becoming ever more sophisticated. The majority focus on the bulk macroscopic structure but can be limited in their ability to effectively reproduce cellular microenvironments. We have developed a novel technique that utilises laser capture technology to pattern individual cells and structural elements in 3D enabling the study of biological structures at a length scale that has previously been unachievable.

This seminar is hosted by Dr Amanda Coutts

All welcome.

Location details

Room/Building:

ERD 282, Erasmus Darwin

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
Clifton Campus
Clifton Lane
Nottingham
NG11 8NS

Past event

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