Interdisciplinary symposium on organs-on-chips

The symposium hDMT IOOCS16 is an interdisciplinary meeting open to all international scientists and engineers who are actively interested in the emerging field of organs-on-chips. This symposium will take place on 9-10 March and offers a unique opportunity to interact with key researchers in the field, both from the multidisciplinary partners of co-organiser hDMT and those from other universities, institutions and companies. The organisation hDMT (Institute for Human Organ and Disease Model Technologies) is dedicated to research and development of organs-on-chips, initiated in the Netherlands. The International Organ-On-Chip Symposium 2016 is the first of a series of annual symposiums.

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Confirmed speakers IOOCS16

All visitors of IOOCS16 will have the opportunity to attend presentations by senior leaders and by upcoming talent in the field. Plenty of networking opportunities will arise during interactive poster sessions and a ‘meet-the-experts’ lunch. Key international leaders in the field of disease model technology will be presenting their research.. Among the confirmed speakers are:

  • Thomas Eschenhagen, Director Department of Experimental Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Germany
  • Adam W. Feinberg, Associate Professor, Regenerative Biomaterials and Therapeutics, Carnegie Mellon University, United States
  • Prof. Matthias Lutolf, Director, Institute of Bioengineering Laboratory of Stem Cell Bioengineering, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Steven Kushner, Professor of Neurobiological Psychiatry, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
  • Jaap den Toonder, Professor of Microsystems, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands

hDMT IOOCS16 is an interdisciplinary meeting, organised by hDMT and University of Twente.


Registration is only €150 (including two lunches, dinner and refreshments) and registration will be open until 1 March 2016. Register for IOOCS16.
All oral presentations (but not the lunches, dinner, drinks, poster session, or the ‘meet-the-experts’ lunch) can be attended by Bachelor’s students and Master’s students at no cost. Bring your student ID for free entrance!

More information

Visit the hDMT website or contact Ms. Jojanneke Schuiling – Jukes (University of Twente) or Ms. Janny van den Eijnden (hDMT).