Hamburg/Juelich, February 20, 2017 – On April 4, 2017 the first international Stem Cell Community Day will take place in Hamburg. Experts from academia and industry will discuss the status quo, perspectives, and challenges in stem cell cultivation for research and therapy, according to the event’s motto: “Bioprocessing Technologies in Stem Cell Research – Challenges and Chances for Commercialization”
Key note speakers are:
- Steve Oh, PhD, from the Bioprocessing Technology Institute in Singapore
- Dr. Stefan Braam, CEO of Pluriomics (Netherlands)
- Todd McDevitt, PhD, principal investigator at the Gladstone Institutes (USA)
Attendees can expect a comprehensive program including talks, a poster exhibition with final awarding, as well as hands on demonstrations of instruments and consumables for stem cell cultivation. Dr. Robert Zweigerdt from the Hannover Medical School (Germany) will be the scientific chairman.
The Stem Cell Community Day is organized by the leading life science company Eppendorf AG. “The commercial use of stem cell-based technologies requires reliable methods for the large-scale production of stem cells in consistent quality. We are very excited to bring together international experts and learn about the latest findings and trends in this exciting new field,” comments Dr. Karl Rix, Vice President Marketing, Portfolio & Support Bioprocess, Eppendorf.
The event will take place at the Hotel Crowne Plaza Hamburg – City Alster. The conference language is English. Registration is open until March 29, 2017. Poster abstracts can be submitted until March 10, 2017.
For registration, the full program, and further information, please visit the event website www.stemcellday.de.
Media representatives are cordially invited.
For press accreditation, please directly contact Dr. Ulrike Becken per phone +49 2461 980 475 or via email at [email protected]
About Eppendorf AG
Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid handling, sample handling, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, fermentors, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers, and cell manipulation systems. Consumables such as pipette tips, test tubes, microliter plates, and disposable bioreactors complement the range of highest-quality premium products.
Eppendorf products are most broadly used in academic and commercial research laboratories, e.g., in companies from the pharmaceutical and biotechnological as well as the chemical and food industries. They are also aimed at clinical and environmental analysis laboratories, forensics, and at industrial laboratories performing process analysis, production, and quality assurance.
Eppendorf was founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1945 and has about 3,000 employees worldwide. The company has subsidiaries in 25 countries and is represented in all other markets by distributors.