Organs-on-a-Chip Symposium

Keynote speaker Prof. Albert van den Berg 

19 March 2019, 8:30 - 16:30 
organ on a chip technology
BioMed@TAU Research Hub, Bioengineering Materials, Cells and Tissues invites you to Organs-on-a-Chip Symposium with keynote speaker Prof. Albert van den Berg, Chairman of the European Ogran-on-a-Chip Society
March 19, 2019
08:30- 16:30
Museum of Natural History, Tel Aviv University
Organized by Dr. Ben Maoz and Dr. Gad Vatine
Space is limited, RSVP here to attend 




March 19, 2019


08:30 Registration Opens




09:10-10:30 Session I: Cancer and Metabolism 

Chair: Koby Nahmias


09:10 Maria Khoury (Nati Korin lab, Technion)

Microfluidics for designing cardiovascular nano-medicines


09:30 Prof. Mahmud Huleihel (BGU)

The use of 3-dimension systems to induce the development of spermatogenesis in vitro


09:50 Dr. Ofra Benny (HUJI)

Towards drug delivery and tumor-on-chip


10:10 Dr. Muneef Ayyash (Koby Nahmias lab, HUJI)

Next generation of organ-on-chip / Smart micro-physiological flux analyzer


10:30-11:00 Coffee break


11:00 - 12:00 Session II: Vasculature


Chair: Ofra Benny


11:00 Dr. Gad Vatine (BGU)

Organ-Chip and patient specific iPSCs-based BBB platform can predict inter-individual differences


11:20 Dr. Ben Maoz (TAU)

Organs-On-a-Chip: A new tool for the study of human physiology


11:40 Prof. Shulamit Levenberg (Technion)

Microfluidics device for rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing


12:00-12:45 Lunch break


12:45-14:30 Session III: Technologies

Chair: Josue Sznitman


12:45 Plenary Talk

Prof. Albert Van den Berg (University of Twente, The Netherlands)

From Lab on Chip to Organ on Chip


13:30 Prof. Esti Meyron Holtz (Technion)

Development of a three dimensional gut platform from human cell-lines to study the effects of complex foods and intestinal inflammatory processes in vitro


13:50 Dr. Joshua Owen (HISENTS team at Leeds)

High-throughput electrochemical sensing platform for screening biomembrane interactions


14:10 Dr. Arbel Artzy-Schnirman (Josue Sznitman lab, Technion)

Advanced airway-on-chip platforms: Bridging in vivo and in vitro pulmonary interfaces


14:30-15:00 Coffee break

15:00-16:15 Session IV: Lab-on-Chip

Chair: Shulamit Levenberg


15:00 Prof. Gilad Yossifon (Technion)

Electrokinetics based lab-on-a-chip/particle platforms


15:20 Prof. Doron Gerber (BIU)

An integrated microfluidic array approach for personalized cancer drug sensitivity and resistance assay


15:40 Dr. Hadar Ben Yoav (BGU)

Intelligent multi-electrode arrays for in situ analysis of biomolecules


16:00 Tatyana Kuperman (David Elad lab, TAU)

Tissue-engineered endometrial barrier for mechanobiology studies


16:15- Concluding remarks


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