STEM CELL BIOENGINEER’S APPRENTICE
27 March 2020 SPARQ-Ed lab

Age Recommendation

Students - Years 9-12

Venue

SPARQ-Ed lab

Location

37 Kent Street, Woolloongabba 4102 QLD

Date

27 March 2020

Time

10:00am - 11:30am

Cost

$10 per student
Associate Professor Mike Doran
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Mike Doran

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Mike Doran

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Dr Kathryn Futrega
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Kathryn Futrega

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Kathryn Futrega

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Summary

Ever wondered about how you could use 3D printing to repair broken bones? Here’s your chance to find out, working inside a PC2 classified laboratory at the Translational Research Institute alongside Dr Mike Doran. He knows all about stem cells, regenerative medicine and cancer models.  As an Apprentice you will learn about bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem/stromal cells (MSC) and their use in tissue repair.  You will stain differentiated stem cells, and learn how to use a 3D printer to make scaffolds for bone repair.

Notes

– Capacity limit of 30 per session
– Participants must be aged 15 and over
–  Covered footwear is essential
– School and international study groups* must be accompanied by a teacher

* Basic scientific English language skills are essential.

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