Advances in Cell & Tissue Culture

University of Cambridge

Following the success of the 10th annual Advances in Cell and Tissue Culture conference in Cardiff earlier this year, Kirkstall Ltd will host an additional conference, ACTC 2018 Cambridge, at the University of Cambridge.

ACTC 2018 Cambridge will take place over two days on Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th December 2018 in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

The conference offers a great networking opportunity, bringing together industry and academic researchers working in all areas of in vitro cell culture to exchange knowledge, promote their activities and set up new collaborative projects.

Scientific Programme

The programme for ACTC 2018 Cambridge covers a wide range of interesting, relevant topics with a great line-up of keynote speakers anticipated.

Session topics include: Advanced In Vitro Liver Models, Developments in In Vitro Cancer Research, More Human Relevant ALI Models, Exploring New Trends in Stem Cell Research and Building Better Blood Brain Barrier Models.

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First Call for Papers

 

ACTC 2018 Cambridge's call for papers is now open with limited presenter slots remaining!

There are opportunities for both oral and poster presentations. Take a look at our individual session descriptions and if your research fits within one of these sessions, please get in touch, we would love to hear from you.

Deadline for submission: 19th October 2018

Call for Papers

KEYNOTE SPEAKER LINE UP

ACTC Keynote Speaker - Dr Gary Allenby

DR GARY ALLENBY
CSO & CO-FOUNDER
AURELIA BIOSCIENCE

ACTC Keynote Speaker - Lorna Ewart

DR LORNA EWART
HEAD OF THE MICROPHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE
ASTRAZENECA

ACTC Keynote Speaker - Joan Abbott

PROFESSOR JOAN ABBOTT
EMIRITUS PROFESSOR OF NEUROSCIENCE
KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

ACTC Keynote Speaker - Fran Balkwill

PROFESSOR FRAN BALKWILL OBE
CENTRE LEAD, CENTRE FOR CANCER AND INFLAMMATION /
INSTITUTE OF BIOENGINEERING DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH STRATEGY
QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY LONDON

ACTC Keynote Speaker - David hay

PROFESSOR DAVID HAT
GROUP LEADER AND PROFESSOR OF TISSUE ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

ACTC Keynote Speaker - Mike Philpott

PROFESSOR MIKE PHILPOTT
PROFESSOR OF CUTANEOUS BIOLOGY
QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY LONDON

What’s great about ACTC conferences?

"It draws people from slightly different areas around tissue engineering. Those people, together in one conference, can generate new ideas."

Professor Jamie Davies, Experimental Anatomy, University of Edinburgh

About ACTC 2018 Cambridge

The Advances in Cell and Tissue Culture international conference aims to create an interdisciplinary forum in which over 150 industry and academic researchers, working in cell culture can exchange knowledge, promote their activities and set up new collaborative projects.

ACTC has been running for 10 years with growing success. 2018 marks the 10th year of this annual event, and is set to be the best yet, with a great line-up of speakers anticipated across a diverse range of topics.

ACTC Cambridge encourages all levels of researchers, from PhD student to Professor, from both leading industry organisations and academia to get involved and share their research findings with their fellow scientists. It is a great opportunity for networking.

The programme covers a wide range of interesting, relevant topics across a broad range of disciplines. This is a unique opportunity to bring together different groups of people to come up with new, innovative ideas and collaborations.

ACTC Cambridge is great value! We keep registration fees to a minimum to encourage participation from academic researchers. This helps to bring together scientists from a number of disciplines, fosters new collaborations, and allows junior scientists to hear about the latest cutting-edge techniques and to present their own data. Registration includes attendance to all scientific sessions alongside lunch and refreshments.

Registration for ACTC 2018 Cambridge is now open and delegate spaces are limited. Don’t wait around to sign up and secure your place and take advantage of the 20% discount available to all University of Cambridge staff.

Registration is now open!

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6 great reasons to attend ACTC 2018?

All Inclusive
Registration includes attendance to all scientific sessions alongside lunch and refreshments.
Mutli-displinary
ACTC Cambridge's programme covers a diverse range of topics across a broad range of disciplines.
Value for money
We keep registration fees to a minimum to encourage participation from academic researchers.
Opportunity for all
ACTC provides a forum in which industry and academic researchers can exchange knowledge.
Location
ACTC is a great opportunity to visit the city that inspired great minds from Charles Darwin to Stephen Hawking!

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