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LymphChip PI Meeting, October 25th, 2021

October 25, 2021

On October 25, 2021 the principal investigators of LymphChip gathered online to discuss amongst others the recruitment of PhD students and postdocs (we do have vacancies, please keep an eye on the vacancies page on our website) and the kick-off meeting that is scheduled for February 15, 2022.

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Lifetime achievement award Sue Gibbs

Lifetime achievement award Sue Gibbs

December 12, 2023
Once every ten years the Willy van Heumen lifetime achievement award is presented to a researcher with a special track record in research to Replace, Reduce and Refine animal studies. On December 12, 2023 Sue Gibbs was awarded with this price for her scientific contribution to reduce the use of animals for experiments, to educate […]
Create2Solve grant

Create2Solve grant 

December 6, 2023
In May 2023, LymphChip organized Helpathon #8 asking help to find animal-free alternatives for serum and Matrigel. As a direct result of this Helpathon, an application was submitted to the Create2Solve Phase 1 call of ZonMw to optimize and standardize methods to produce serum and Matrigel free iPSC derived immune competent intestine: Immuno-Gut. Immuno-Gut got […]

Monitoring organs-on-chip: a story by Massimo Mastrangeli

December 5, 2023
This year Massimo Mastrangeli was appointed as Associate Professor at TU Delft. In his research he exploits his knowledge on microelectronics to create a home for human cells outside the human body. With a combination of soft and hard materials an environment is created to host cells or tissues, the chip. Stimulation of these cells […]

2nd Annual Meeting LymphChip

November 1, 2023
On October 30-31 the second Annual Meeting of LymphChp was hosted by VUMC in Amsterdam. In total 39 members of LymphChip attended the program representing the academic partners, co-financing partners and the Advisory Board. The first day consisted of news updates on behalf of all the work packages. Most attendees joined for dinner that evening. […]
First research paper LymphChip published

First research paper LymphChip published

July 17, 2023
Ulgu Arslan, Christine Mummery, Valeria Orlova and co-authors have published the first research paper of LymphChip entitled “Vascularized hiPSC-derived 3D cardiac microtissue on chip”. The paper has been published in Stem Cell Reports and is publicly available. This paper was also featured on the cover of the July 11, 2023 issue. Please find the publication […]

Pratik Tawade is selected for the 72nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in Physiology and Medicine. 

April 14, 2023
The KNAW has nominated Pratik Tawade as a young scientist to participate in the 72nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in Physiology and Medicine. This meeting will occur from 25-30 June 2023 in Lindau, Germany.  Since its foundation in 1951, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings have developed into a unique international scientific forum. The annual meetings […]
Helpathon LymphChip

Helpathon LymphChip

March 16, 2023
From May 22-24 LymphChip will organize a Helpathon in the O2 Building of VUmc. If you want to help Sue, Margot, Valeria, Jasper and Germaine finding animal-free alternatives for FCS and Matrigel please sign up via this link. All help, both negative and positive results are welcome. For more information please see here.
3rd prize for Theano Tsikaro of LymphChip at hDMT meeting

3rd prize for Theano Tsikari of LymphChip at hDMT meeting

November 25, 2022
The annual meeting of hDMT was held in Amersfoort and attracted may researchers from the organ-on-chip field. As part of the program a PhD student Spotlight competition was organized to give PhD students the opportunity to present their research with a short video.
3rd Technology Seminar on the generation of phenotypic assays

3rd Technology Seminar on the generation of phenotypic assays

November 8, 2022
Sei Hien Lim from AIM Biotech gave a seminar to illustrate the applications of their idenTx and organiX plates in the fields of oncology, immune-oncology, vascular biology and neurobiology.

Autumn Tour LymphChip

October 26, 2022
From September 20 till October 26, in total 18 PhD students, postdocs and technicians of the academic partners of LymphChip joined a tour consisting of site visits to all the academic labs.