Uses of Precision-Cut Lung Slices (PCLS) in research
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Owner/Developer: Imperial College London and National Center for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (ICL , NC3Rs)
05 September 2018
This workshop at Imperial College London will feature a series of talks on the use of Precision-Cut Lung Slices (PCLS) in research
Optional / Voluntary
Professionals (e.g. veterinarians), Scientific officers / Project managers, Managers, Technicians, Teachers and educators, Regulators and policy-makers, Researchers, Students
SMEs, Consulting, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Governmental bodies, Industry, Academia
Postdoctoral (teaching and research), University (Doctoral education), University (Master), Continuing Professional Development
In vitro methods
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
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10.00 Registration and Coffee
10.15 Welcome and introduction – Dr Charlotte Dean/ Dr Mark Griffiths
10.30 Dr Darcy Wagner (Lund University) ‘Using human precision cut lung slices to evaluate existing and novel therapeutics in chronic lung disease’
10.55 Dr James Harker (Imperial College London) ‘Lung resident germinal centres and their role in allergic asthma’
11.20-11.50 Coffee break
11.50 Dr Coralie Martin (Paris Natural History Museum) ‘Lung inflammation in chronic filariasis’
12.15 Dr Franz Puttur (Imperial College London) ‘Lung environmental guidance cues propel in vivo dynamic movement of group 2 innate lymphoid cells after inflammation’
12.45-2.00 Working lunch with 5 min presentations showcasing use of lung slices
2.00 Dr John-Poul Ng-Blichfeldt (MRC, LMB) ‘Using adult lung organoids to investigate regeneration’
2.25 Dr Leo Carlin (Beatson Institute) ‘Using PCLS to probe the regulation of immune cells in cancer’
2.50 Dr Charlotte Dean (Imperial College London) ‘Novel insights into alveologenesis using real-time imaging of PCLS’
3.15 Free Discussion and wrap up with refreshments
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
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