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Queen Mary+Emulate Organs-on-Chips Centre Virtual Launch

Date: 15 July 2020   Time: 13:30 - 17:15

Online Event Programme

13.00-13.15 Introduction to the Queen Mary+Emulate Organs-on-Chips Centre Prof Martin Knight  (Centre Director, Queen Mary University of London)
13.15-13.20 Welcome from Emulate Dr Lorna Ewart (Emulate, Inc.)
13.20-13.40 Addressing Todays Drug Development Challenges Dr Alison Cave (ISCF Director: Accelerating Detection of Disease at Innovate UK)
13.40-14.00 Development and utilization of organ on chips in drug discovery Dr Jason Ekert (Senior Director and Head of Complex In Vitro Models, GlaxoSmithKline)
14.00-14.40 Development of Lung-Chip models to study lung biology, repair and host defense Dr Anne Van Der Does (Senior Researcher, Leiden University Medical Centre)
14.40-14.55 Panel discussion Chair: Prof Martin Knight and Prof Hazel Screen
14.55-15.10       OOAC Network: Accessing the Centre & Proof of Concept Funding Prof Hazel Screen (Director of UK Organ-on-a-chip Network, Queen Mary University of London)
15.10-15.15 Q&A session Chair: Prof Martin Knight and Prof Hazel Screen
15.15 Event close Prof Martin Knight 

Proof of Concept Funding Award

In collaboration with the UK Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies Network we will be opening a new proof of concept call  at the virtual launch which aims to support academic research by offering affordable access to equipment and consumables. Further details of the call will be provided at the e-launch.

Location:  Microsoft Teams Live Event
Contact:  Martin Knight

Updated by: Adrian Biddle