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TCES and Society of Life Support Engineering Japan research networking workshop

We are pleased to announce a UK-Japan networking workshop hosted by TCES and JSLST in the field of biomaterials, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. This workshop is on 1st February 2024 (8-9am UK time / 5-6pm Japan). Zoom details for joining are at the end of this document.

Presenters will provide 5 minute presentations to attendees. The chat function in Zoom will be used by delegates to write questions and provide feedback for the presenters. This meeting is ideal for researchers fostering collaboration or networking to place themselves competitively for applications for travel / exchange funding from  International Exchanges [] (Royal Society) and/or mobility schemes from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science [].

You can join this meeting here:;!!PDiH4ENfjr2_Jw!HyWG9yuOSS9ODG3UfD7vYWFvEiKSSDf2nc6_ugialeP6SQJdB13WJF1r-JeEqVPWnLtmgQSC7Tu1HjMqlXF_wptCBMq0ZO7pEu6u8AY$ [us02web[.]zoom[.]us]
Zoom ID: 973 5741 0000
Pass: 096687

Presentations from UK chaired by Professor Sarah Cartmell:

  1. Joseph Lynch (Post Graduate Student)

“Next-Generation 3D-Printed Auricular Implants”

Professor Sarah Cartmell, The University of Manchester

  • Fatmah Ghuloum (Post Graduate Student)

“Topographically Textured Microparticles Induce Osteogenesis via Activation of Hedgehog Signalling”

Dr Mahetab Amer, The University of Manchester

  • Rachel Furmidge (Post Graduate Student)

“Porous Poly(glycerol sebacate)-methacrylate Scaffolds for Vascularised Adipose Tissue Engineering”

Dr Vanessa Hearnden, The University of Sheffield (Department of Materials Science and Engineering)

  • Sam Sloan (Post Graduate Student)

“Drug Delivery Using Ultrasound Responsive Microbubbles for Bone Repair”

Professor Nick Evans, The University of Southampton

  • Florencia Diaz (Post Graduate Student)
    “Novel Porous Scaffolds from Natural Origin for Rotator Cuff 

Professor Nick Forsyth, Keele University and FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Presentations from Japan chaired by Professor Shigehiro Hashimoto:

  • Yan Lei (Assistant Professor)
    “Hair regenerative medicine”
    Prof. Junji Fukuda Lab (Bio Microsystem lab), Faculty of Engineering, 
    Yokohama National University
  • To be confirmed (Post Graduate Student)
    Assoc. Prof. Katsuko Furukawa Lab. Department of Bioengineering, School 
    of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
  • Mika SUZUKI (Post Graduate Student)
    “Preparation of decellularized tissue for soft and hard interregional 
    tissue application”
    Prof. Akio KISHIDA Lab, Institute of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, 
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • Hiromi MIYOSHI (Assoc. Prof.)
    “Micro-/nano-topographical substrate for controlling mesenchymal stem 
    cell differentiation”
    Faculty of Systems Design, Tokyo Metropolitan University

The following are zoom ID for the meeting:
1st February 2024 (8-9am UK time / 5-6pm Japan)