LSFM4LIFE is networking

Brigitte Angres, Executive Manager of LSFM4LIFE partner Cellendes (Reutlingen), will attend the Meet & Match event “Organs-on-a-chip, organoids & other microphysiological systems as advanced human in vitro models” organized by BioValley and BioPro in Strasbourg (France) on 7 November 2019, where she will present Cellendes’ work in a talk entitled “3D Life Biometic Hydrogel Technology and its application for organoid …

New project videos

Being a microscopy expert, LSFM4LIFE Scientific Manager Francesco Pampaloni (Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt) knows that (moving) images are the best means to convey information. So he decided to ask RiedbergTV, a student association offering their services next door to his institute on the Riedberg Campus, to make a video in which the key project partners …

EOS2019 – a good reason to go to Milan

The European Organoids Symposium 2019 is now over, and the LSFM4LIFE scientists who were in Milan to present their work at the congress center of the Fondazione Cariplo and to discuss their latest results over a cup of Italian coffee are back home again. It was a very dense meeting, starting with a pre-conference dinner on Sunday night and ending …

Organoids, a cure for diabetes

Andrea Lavazza, who attended the European Organoids Symposium (EOS2019) in Milan and presented a poster about consciousness issues (“Could human cerebral organoids be conscious? And what could it imply?”), wrote an article about EOS2019, organoids and diabetes for Avvenire, an Italian newspaper: “Organoidi, cura per il diabete” (PDF reproduced with the author’s permission).

LSFM4LIFE at EOS2019

When the experts on organoids will meet at EOS2019 in Milan next week, the LSFM4LIFE partners will have the opportunity to present their work to the scientific community and to discuss their latest results with their peers. All seven scientific project partners will contribute to a special session on human pancreas organoids and diabetes, which will start the symposium on …

The Light Sheet Microscopy Conference 2019

Francesco Pampaloni and Ernst Stelzer, of the LSFM4LIFE coordinator team at the Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (University Frankfurt, Germany), are organizing LSFM2019, a major conference on light sheet microscopy and its applications in biology. The conference will be held on the university’s Riedberg Campus on 4-6 December 2019. Nine scientific sessions will be dedicated to topics ranging from …

The LSFM4LIFE group in Brussels

LSFM4LIFE Consortium Meeting in Brussels

The last summer meeting of the LSFM4LIFE project was organized at the Representation of the State of Hesse in Brussels on 28th June 2019. It was an excellent opportunity for all the partners to meet again, exchange ideas and views, learn about the progress made in other work packages and plan for the final six months of the project. After …

Shooting in the labs

After the success of the diabetes video produced about 1.5 years ago to advertise LSFM4LIFE, Scientific Manager Francesco Pampaloni (Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt) decided to invest in the making of another video to promote the project. He therefore contacted RiedbergTV, a student association offering their services next door to his institute on Goethe University’s Riedberg …

Two posters presented at Goethe University’s summer party

Sanam Saeifar, a PhD student in Ernst Stelzer’s group at the Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany), is the most recent member of the LSFM4LIFE team that is developing a therapeutic-scale manufacture of human pancreas organoids (hPOs) for cellular therapy of type 1 diabetes. Last Friday, the summer party at Goethe University’s Biologicum gave …