Capturing In Vivo Conditions with Multi-material DLP bioprinting

Date & time: 2023-09-12 17:30:00

CET | 11:30 a.m. EST 8:30 a.m. PST

Hosted by:

Prof. Shaochen Chen, Professor/Chair, Nanoengineering, University of California San Diego


Prof. Shaochen Chen

Professor/Chair, Nanoengineering

University of California San Diego

12 SEP

5:30 p.m. CET
11:30 a.m. EST
8:30 a.m. PST

About the webinar

Join Dr. Chen, Founding Director at the Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Center at the UC San Diego, and a pioneer in the DLP bioprinting space, for an in-depth webinar on how advancements in commercially available DLP bioprinters, specifically the advent of multi-material printing, are providing users with the powerful ability to recapitulate in vivo environments. Dr. Chen will describe work pertaining to bioprinted liver, heart, and brain tumor tissue models. 

About the speaker

Dr. Chen is a Professor in the Nanoengineering Department at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is also a faculty member of the Institute of Engineering in Medicine at UCSD. Before joiningUCSD, Dr. Chen had been a Professor and a Pearlie D. Henderson Centennial Endowed Faculty Fellow in Engineering in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Austin. From 2008 to 2010, Dr. Chen served as the Program Director for the Nanomanufacturing Program in the National Science Foundation (NSF), where he directed the frontiers of nanomanufacturing research at NSF and managed 150 active grants and $18 million annual budget of the program. Dr. Chen’s primary research interests include:

  • 3D Printing and Bioprinting
  • Biomaterials and Nanomaterials
  • Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering
  • Organ-on-a-chip and Microphysiological Systems
  • Nanomanufacturing

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