September 2-6, 2024
8:30 Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany

Information

The EUROoCS working group “Teaching & Training” is hosting the first EUROoCS Summer School as a joint venture together with the 3R-Center Tübingen for In vitro Models and Alternatives to Animal Testing. The 5-day training course takes place from September 2nd to 6th, 2024 in Tübingen and features both lectures and laboratory hands-on sessions. In this interdisciplinary format, the participants will learn the underlying concepts and principles of Organ-on-Chip technology. The Summer School features both lectures and laboratory hands-on sessions. The Summer School targets M.Sc., MD and PhD students that are beginning their research in the fascinating interdisciplinary field of Organ-on-Chip. Professionals from industry who want to learn about the basics and practice hands-on in lab are also welcome.

 

Click here to see the summary of last year’s EUROoCS Summerschool.

Topics

• Microfabrication

• Sensors, Imaging and omics read-out

• Biomaterials

• Microfluidics and fluid dynamics

• Regulatory processes

• PK/PD modelling

• GCCP (good cell and tissue culture practice)

• Stem Cells and organoids


LAB-HANDS-ON Topics:

• Stem cells and organoids

• Microfabrication

• Sensor and monitoring

• Biomaterials

• In-silico modelling

Program

The program will start on September 2nd at 8:30 am and will conclude on Sept 6th at 2:00 pm.

 

Registration

Application:
The course is limited to 24 participants. Participants will be selected according to the date of application, as well as their project description and motivation statement. These aspects will have to be filled out in the registration form (300 words max per topic). A distribution across countries and groups is also taken into account for the selection.

Applications will open in spring 2024. 

Sponsors

If you are interested in sponsoring the EUROoCS summerschool event, please contact
the organizers for further information via training@euroocs.eu

Venue

Tübingen welcomes you:
Your host: 3R-Center Tübingen for in vitro Models and Alternatives to Animal Testing welcomes you to the EUROoCS 2024 summer school.
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Accommodation:

Rooms (four-bed room) are provided for PhD and master students from Sunday, September 1st to Friday September 6th, 2024 (5 nights) with breakfast and lunch at the Youth Hostel Tübingen.

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Committees

The EUROoCS Summer School is organized by the EUROoCS working group “Teaching & Training”:

 

    • • Torsten Mayr (Graz University of Technology)
    • • Silke Keller (3R-Center Tübingen)
    • • Julia Rogal (Karolinska Insistute)
    • • Thomas Winkler (Braunschweig University of Technology)
    • • Seyma Bektas Tercan (Tübingen University)
    • • Virginia Brancato (Italian Institute of Technology)
    • • Peter Loskill (Eberhard Karls University Tübingen)

 

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Get in touch with us

If you have any questions, please contact: training@euroocs.eu