Mini-me: 3D organoids

Petri-dishes filled with beating hearts and firing neurons - it's the stuff of science fiction! Join us to hear the real story from a panel of scientists currently growing 'miniature organs'. How is it done? And why are these technologies so important for biomedical research?

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Murray Edwards College, Buckingham House Lecture Theatre, Buckingham House Huntingdon Road, CB3 0DF


Wed 15th Mar, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

An interactive panel discussion will be followed by wine, nibbles and a chance to chat with researchers informally. This event is co-hosted by four leading bio-medical research institutes: Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute; Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute; Wellcome Trust / Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute; and The Babraham Institute.

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Cambridge Science Festival 2017