A new way to extract bone-making cells from fat tissue

A colorful expression:

(Distributed October 7, 2014)

A ‘Clear’ choice for clearing 3-D cell cultures

A ‘Clear’ solution:

Scientists have hailed recent demonstrations of chemical technologies for making animal tissues see-through, but a new study is the first to evaluate three such technologies side-by-side for use with engineered 3-D tissue cultures.

(Distributed September 5, 2014)

Fall 2014 Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series

*Unless Noted, Seminars are Thursday 9:00 AM in Barus & Holley Room 190

October 2 - Megan L. Frisk, Ph.D. 
Associate Editor
Science Translational Medicine (AAAS)

(Distributed September 4, 2014)

Microchip reveals how tumor cells transition to invasion

A cellular obstacle course:
A microscopic obstacle course of carefully spaced pillars enabes researchers to observe cancer cells directly as they break away from a tumor mass and move more rapidly across the microchip. The device could be useful for testing cancer drugs and further research on the mechanics of metastatis. 
(Distributed August 18, 2014)
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