We have an exciting M.Sc. project on calorimetric detection of lithium in whole blood using microfluidic sensing systems for motivated students with a background in biomedical or mechanical engineering.
If you are interested, please see details here.
Have a look at our recent preprint in Biorxiv here! In this work, we took inspiration from Nature to optimize materials surface topographies using evolutionary algorithms. We show that successive cycles of material design, production, fitness assessment, selection, and mutation results in optimization of biomaterials designs.
It's our pleasure to announce that jandeboerlab won the USE Case competition
at the Open Science Festival Netherlands 2020 #OSF2020NL.
By cBIT-the Compendium for Biomaterial Transcriptomics-website.
One of the most outstanding comment from the reviewers is:
"A clear description of an open science use case: written from the OS angle, even though it is just about PID's and standards, it is an inspirational story" and “an interesting use case, focused on bioinformatics data sharing. It would be interesting to have a perspective of lessons learned broadly applicable to other domains as well.”
Due to Covid-19, the award ceremony will be on 2 July 2020, 15.15 - 16.45 PM virtually to share the inspiration offered by this use case with the wider open science community.
Open Science festival will be held on February 11th, 2021.
TUe and BiS Welcome Burcu! Please read her interview especially about working from home in these hectic Corona times! Many of us find a lot of overlapping between our experiences!
Our collaborative work conducted in University of Nottingham in the laboratories of Morgan Alexander and Amir Ghaemmaghami with our TopoChip platform just accepted in Advanced Science. Congratulations to all participating authors. The article is about using topography to control human monocyte attachment and macrophage differentiation to induce pro-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory or regulatory immune responses . You can reach the original article here where you will be inspired once again how topographical cues direct cell fate to provide a platform to design ‘immune-instructive’ biomaterials for implantable medical devices to fight against foreign body rejection.