Organ-on-a-Chip e-Symposium


Date: 10 March 2021   Time: 13:30 - 16:00

Wednesday afternoon monthly e-Symposia series 2021 at 1.30pm - 4pm GMT with an exciting keynote and open call for additional talks. Register here.

Keynote speaker: Professor Christine Mummery – Leiden University

Chair: Adrian Biddle, QMUL

  • Paul Holloway, University of Oxford:Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies Network Early Career Researcher Advisory Group update

1.30pm: Abstract Presentations

  • Paul Holloway, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford: "Developing microfluidic in vitro models of ischemic stroke"
  • Roberta Visone, Politecnico di Milano: "uHeart: a beating heart-on-chip for culturing 3D cardiac microtissues and recording on-line cardiac electrophysiology"
  • Malcolm Wilkinson, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Sheffield: "Organ on a chip: An International Status Report"

2.15pm: Flask talks

  • Emily Pyne, Department of Biomedical Science, University of Hull: "Spheroid-on-chip platform to study the effect of dynamic flow in the tumour microenvironment"
  • Sarah Hindle, Queen Mary University of London: "Understanding Dynamic Immune Responses within a Fluidic 3D in vitro Human Skin Model"
  • Doug Major, FESTO: "Automation platform to commercialise OoC consumables"

2.30pm -3pm: Q&A

3pm: Keynote speaker: Professor Christine Mummery, Leiden University: "Heart and Vessels from human stem cells-on Chip" (3pm - 45 min plus Q&A)

Call for abstracts

Abstract talks will be of approximately 20 minutes duration, and ECRs and PhD students are encouraged to apply. We will have the option of including 5 minute 'flash talks' that will be reserved for ECRs and PhD students to maximise the opportunities to speak.

Please submit abstracts (350 words max) using the abstract submission form, and e-mail to .

Updated by: Julia Coffey