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Building capacity in 3D tissue modelling and its application in cancer research:

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Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds and

University of Leeds (St James's University Hospital Campus), Leeds

Wednesday 16th May 2018


Confirmed Speakers

Jelena Vukasovic (Atlanta, USA)

John Greenman (Hull)

Penny Ottewell (Sheffield)

Gillian Farnie (Oxford)

Cathy Merry (Nottingham)

Sophie Roberts (Leeds)

A combination of expert technical presentations and hands on sessions will allow delegates to experience cutting edge techniques including:

  • Precision cut tissue slices, Hanging drop cultures,
  • SeedEZ & Perfusion Pal
  • Establishing 3D models, Spheroid arrays; Microfluidics etc


Due to capactity of our teaching labs, spaces are strictly limited to 50 delegates and early career researchers (postdocs, PhD students) will be prioritised.  Early registation is encouraged to avoid disappointment!

Thanks to the generosity of NC3Rs, up to 5 bursaries will be available on a competitive basis for early career researchers, defined as current PhD Students or Postdocs with less than 5 years’ experience, for further advanced training in one or more of technologies demonstrated at this workshop.


Val Speirs (Leeds)

Anke Brunning-Richardson (Leeds)

Penny Otteweel (Sheffield)

Anna Grabowska (Nottingham)

Why not consider our companion workshop on Biobanking Best Practices being held in Leeds on the following day (Thursday 17th May 2018)  For more information please email


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Regular Price
BACR Student Member 50.00
BACR Postdoc 75.00
Non Member 100.00

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