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To your colleagues, you’re a collaborator. To the world of science, you’re helping drive innovation. To us, you’re a hero.

Cell Culture Heroes is the scientist recognition program where connections are made and researchers like you are brought into the spotlight and celebrated. No matter what your stage of career or learning might be, our goal is to elevate you and the science you are doing right now, every single day.


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Cláudia Miranda

Post Doctoral Research Fellow
iBB – Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences
Associate Laboratory i4HB - Institute for Health and Bioeconomy; Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

In this webinar, she will show a scale-out approach towards neural induction of hIPSCs for neurodevelopmental toxicity studies.

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Meet the Heroes and learn about their research

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Ernesto Goulart

Using iPS-derived cells to generate a functional human liver through 3D bioprinting

  • Discuss iPS cell culture and quality control
  • Describe differentiation and functional analysis of relevant liver cells phenotype (ie. hepatocytes, endothelial and MSC)
  • Discuss 3D bioprinting human iPS-derived liver grafts in combination of 3D cultured hepatocyte-like cells
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Amal Hassan Ali

From Protein Structures to Drug Discovery: novel therapeutic opportunities

  • Discuss membrane proteins, protein complexes, and structural biology
  • Discuss X-ray Crystallography, and Cryo-EM
  • Discuss nanobody, GPCRs, and adhesion GPCRs
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Felipe Galvez Cancino, PhD

Unveiling the role of T cell dysfunction in the development and progression of glioblastoma

  • Understand the relevance of doing research on brain tumours
  • An overview of the immune landscape of glioblastoma in mouse models
  • Novel approaches to identify targets for immunotherapy of glioblastoma
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Kristine M Wadosky PhD, Ameet Chimote PhD, Elizabeth Delery PhD, Daisy Shu, B. Optom PhD, Vivek Kamat PhD, and Sandra Hammer PhD

Gibco Cell Culture Heroes: Work From Home Edition

During this webinar, Vivek, Sandra, Elizabeth, Daisy, Ameet and Kristine will share their best practices of being productive, staying connected, keeping a healthy outlook while out of the lab. Don't miss out on this webinar designed to help you navigate working from home and staying connected.

On-demand webinar coming soon

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Mayda Arshad

Modified dental composite for bone repair

  • Understand what osteoporotic fractured are
  • Risks associated with treatment of osteoporotic fractures with the available commercial bone cements
  • How we are addressing the limitations of currently available commercial bone cements

On-demand webinar coming soon

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Brooke Schuster, PhD candidate

An automated cancer organoid culture platform to accelerate research and drug screening

  • Understand the difference between traditional and microfluidic based cell culture technologies
  • Learn about applying biomedical engineering techniques to advance current 3D cell culture technologies, specifically cancer organoid culture systems
  • Discover the potential application and capabilities of automatic, high throughput, and dynamic cell culture platforms

Why should you become a Hero?

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Join our inclusive global community and connect with scientists at similar career stages, as well as industry innovators and the Gibco team.

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Interact with and learn from your peers and others around the world, develop new skills and hone existing ones to build your confidence in the lab.

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We’re here to grow with you and your career as you progress as a researcher. We’ll not only support your science now, but be there with you for all your successes to come.

Join scientists around the world

We want you to join our global community of PhD and postdoc researchers to inspire your work and excite innovation and ambition in others. Share your story and interact with those at similar stages of their career or learning, and help build a bond of better and more connected scientists around the world.

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