Podcast BNR Eyeopeners

Berend van Meer (NOCI/LUMC Researcher) together with Paul Vulto (Mimetas) and Bert de Vries (TU Eindhoven) in a podcast from BNR Eyeopeners “Medicijnen specifiek gemaakt voor jouw eigen lichaam” (in Dutch).

How should you pitch your research? At this NOCI retreat its all about this. Today practice sessions with feedback from professionals. Curious for the final pitches tomorrow!
#organonchip #NOCI


Had an amazing two days at the #EUROoCS2022 conference! Proud to receive the Best Oral Presentation Award as a very special recognition for the past 4 years of work during my PhD.
Thanks team @UMCGgenetica @JoramMooiweer @AaronRamirez02 @SeboWithoff @JonkersIris, on to next year

That concludes the conference.

Thank you @euroocs, we had a blast!
Hope to see you all again next year in Berlin.

That was the afternoon of #EUROoCS2022, with presentation by #NOCI PhDs @MoerkensRenee, Paul Motreuil, and José Manuel Rivera Arbeláez where they presented the most recent results on their projects in Organ-on-chip.
#NOCI #OoC #organonachip #EUROoCS2022


Two winning NOCI PhD students for the best Oral Talks award #EUROoCS2022.
Congratulations @MoerkensRenee & @LenaSophieKoch!


Fantastic!! Congratulation to NOCI PhD student Michael Hu for winning one of the best poster awards! #EUROoCS2022

The EUROoCS 2022 conference has started! Looking forward to two full days of OoC research and discussion. Check out my presentation on Tuesday, in which I will on steering epithelial and mesenchymal cell type composition in an iPSC-derived Intestine-Chip. @nociorganonchip

Come check our (⁦@tamargo_isabel⁩) poster at #EurOoCs2022 about iPSC based #LiverOnChip and its intended applications to study genetic and dietary influence! We will be at P 146 #EurOoCs #OrganOnChip #OoC #conference #grenoble https://www.linkedin.com/posts/victoria-palasantzas_euroocs2022-grenoble-liveronachip-activity-6949463480525578240-5o1q?utm_source=linkedin_share&utm_medium=ios_app

First NOCI talk kicked off by Milica Dostanic about “tapered pillars increasing tissue position reproducibility in engineering heart tissue platforms”
#EUROoCS2022 @euroocs

Grenoble is waking up as we're preparing ourselves for the first day of the #EUROoCS2022 annual meeting. Make sure to join us in the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag and/or by tagging our account. On y va!

The day before EUROoCS 2022. We’re looking forward to meet you all again and to talk Organ-on-Chip science! Safe travels everyone and see you tomorrow. #Grenoble #OoC #EUROoCS2022

Our #NOCI PI Dr. Clémentine Boutry, assistant professor at Technische Universiteit Delft, shares her passion and fascination for biodegradable materials. She highlights the possibilities for the #OoC field!

#NOCI #OoC #PI #organonachip


Your own cells as a medical treatment?

Today we were at the Regenerative Medicine Day at @leiden2022 to represent the Organ-on-Chip technology with @hdmt_technology. A really interested audience and really interesting conversation!


Currently ongoing: Our #NOCI Troppo Breve meeting in the Belgium Ardennes. We’re happy to be back to a F2F meeting with all the PIs, postdocs & PhDs.
Exciting to be discussing the achievements of the last 5 years and to look ahead on the next 5 years!
#NOCI #OoC #organonachip

New and exciting output from #NOCI researcher José Rivera-Arbeláez, where he shows his work on a versatile platform for culturing Engineered Heart Tissues, and the effect of different media compositions on contraction force #EHT #hiPSC #chip #Heartonchip https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4426/12/2/214#

How to model the complexity of epilepsy?
#Noci PostDoc Jean-Philippe Frimat is doing exactly this. How...?

#OoC #Brain #epilepsy

A NOCI PhD journey between organoids and organs-on-chips

Written by NOCI trainee @JensPuschhof on his journey involving complex organoid systems, the NOCI consortium and collaborations. And how he is continuing his journey with Organs-On-Chips.


"With all the expertise that comes together in NOCI, I think there are great times ahead".

Erasmus Associate Professor Femke de Vrij talks about her journey towards Brain-on-Chip research and her current work in the #NOCI-blog: https://noci-organ-on-chip.nl/brains-on-chips-boc/. #neurons #brain #chip

A dive into… the blood vessel!

NOCI PostDoc @Ttk08421685 'Dives' into the bloodstream and shows us what it's like there for her research


The word is out!
We've received a Positive Evaluation of the NOCI Program, meaning funding for NOCI will be continued for a second term of 5 years!


We are happy to share that our #NOCI researcher Dennis Nahon from @LUMC_Leiden, won the best presentation award at the EVBO summer school 2021 with the work titled "A Modular 3D NVU-on-a-chip model for studying vascular dementia"
Congratulations !!!

Printing a microfluidic device at @tudelft. Our PhD student Paul Motreuil-Ragot tells you more about it in this piece!


#NOCI #OoC #3Dprinting #microfluidics

Our PhD Candidate José Manuel Rivera Arbelaez from the @UTwente is giving you an inside to our first "in person" #noci retreat in what feels like forever! From 2D to 3D meetings again: https://noci-organ-on-chip.nl/from-a-long-year-of-2d-to-our-first-3d-retreat/
#retreat #organonchip

The @euroocs 2021 Travel Grant (sponsored by @Roche) is awarded to NOCI PhD student Milica Dostanić @tudelft for her presentation entitled ‘An engineered heart tissue platform with integrated pacing microelectrodes’.

Congratulations Milica!

Learning to sketch the main message of your research, great workshop during the #NOCI-retreat in Amsterdam from #analyticstorytelling. #ooc #network

NOCI PI Massimo Mastrangeli talks about the exciting time for (and with) Organs-on-Chip and the work at @tudelft.

#Health.E #organonchip #opentechnologyplatform #MEMS @euroocs


We're launching a survey to biologists to ask for your opinion on how the next generation of Organ-on-chip should collect, process, & visualize data.

Your response will enable us to bring Augmented Reality into the OOC world & impact biological research.


The #brain is one of the organs we are working on within #NOCI
Here @pand_eva elaborates on how "technological advances enabled us to develop relevant in-vitro systems to step by step take us closer to model various human brain functions" for her research:

Impressive work !!! presented by our #NOCI researcher Lena Sophie Koch from the @UTwente during the gastrointestinal tract session at the @Euroocs_conf 2021, about "Discovering communication of the microbiome-gut-brain axis on a microfluidic chip"

Our #NOCI researchers from @utwenteEN, @LUMC_Leiden, @UMCGgenetica, and @tudelft have presented their results using organs on a chip during the poster session at the @Euroocs_conf 2021. #ooc @euroocs #organonchip

We had a very nice training day organised by @_Hubrecht institute. With very interesting talks by @HansClevers, @pvulto and @pe_losk. Thanks to you all for making this a very informative digital training day! #ooc #hubrecht #organonchip #training #noci


@andriesvdm ❤ Standards for Organs-on-Chips, and is not ashamed to say it!



'A bug’s life in the gut and why we need chips to understand it' - @JelleSlager


Our PhD-candidate @MoerkensRenee has used the lockdown for another creative project: Baking an #organonchip cake! Check out the recipe and end result here:
#baking #lockdown #noci

Life through the eyes of a silicon wafer:

When Soul Meets Body: A journey of a silicon wafer to become an organ-on-chip. By Hande Aydogmus

Don't miss the opportunity to read this review titled "Organ-on-a-chip technology: a novel approach to investigate cardiovascular diseases " in which our NOCI researchers @hhtmiddelkamp and Dr. @andriesvdm participated.

A review of the recent article by Martin Trapecar et. al. from the view of PhD candidate Lena Sophie Koch of @utwenteEN titled: "How close can we come to the human?" #noci #organonchip


Today, our NOCI researcher @JensPuschhof from the group of @HansClevers successfully and with honors defended his PhD thesis.

Congratulations Dr. J. Puschhof!

#NOCI #organonachip #PhD #organoids

Exciting news: Registration and abstract submission for #EUROoCS2021 is now open. We have a great lineup of keynote speakers and lots of opportunities for #PhD students and young #scientists to present their latest #OrganOnChip #TissueChip #research. Visit https://euroocs.eu/annual-meeting/

Last week we handed out a small token of appreciation to most of our PhD-Candidates and Post-Docs. Our PI Christine Mummery is showing it off in this nice picture! #noci #mask #keepsafe #christinemummery #covidmask #organonchip

Imagine being an organ-on-chip for a week, how would you feel?
NOCI PhD student @WindtLaura dived into the diary of her own chip to find out what it's like:



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The Netherlands Organ-on-Chip Initiative is an NWO Gravitation project funded by the Ministry of Education, culture and Science of the government of the Netherlands.