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Winner of CBS Visiting Scholar Award - Dr. Felipe 0 comments

by Nima Khadem Mohtaram
On behalf of CBS Award committee, we wish Dr. Felipe Eltit a hearty congratulation on receiving the CBS Visiting Scholar Award of the year...
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CBS Industry Mentoring Program 0 comments

by Nima Khadem Mohtaram
Canadian universities provide world-recognized training in research and leadership for their graduate students...
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New Board of Directors of CBS 0 comments

by Nima Khadem Mohtaram
We would like to update you on new Board of Directors of CBS. As of June 21st 2019, We have President Nima Khadem Mohtaram University of Waterloo 2019 - 2020 President Elect Kibret Mequanint Western University 2019 - 2020 - President 2020-2021 Past President Sophie Lerouge Ecole de Technologie Superieure ETS - CRCHUM 2019-2020 Board Members Fabio Variola University of Ottawa 2019-2021 Isabelle Catelas University of Ottawa 2018-2020 Thomas Willett University of Waterloo 2018-2020 Milica Radisic University of Toronto 2018-2020 Mohsen Akbari University of Victoria 2018-2020 Student Board Member Laura McKiel Queen s University 2019-2020
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WBC 2020 Workshop Proposals 0 comments

by Todd Hoare
As you may have noticed already, the WBC2020 Executive Committee is calling for workshop proposals. We hereby would like to take this opportunity to encourage you to submit your proposals before the deadline of June 30th 2019...
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Tissue-specific Microcarriers for Adipose-derived Stem Cell Expansion and Delivery comments

by Lauren Flynn Claire Yu
Adipose-derived stem cells ASCs are an accessible and uniquely expendable regenerative cell source derived from human fat with great potential for tissue engineering...
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Engineering Neural Tissue from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Using Small Molecule Releasing Microspheres comments

by Stephanie Willerth Laura De la Vega Reyes
The ultimate goal of neural tissue engineering is to produce functional tissue that mimics the physiological properties of the brain and spinal cord SC ...
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Topographical modification on fucoidan-conjugated polyvinyl alcohol hydrogels for improved endothelial cell responses comments

by Yuan Yao
Polyvinyl alcohol PVA has the potential for use as synthetic small diameter vascular graft, but the lack of endothelial cell EC adhesion limits its further application...
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Robotic dispensing of cell-loaded spider silk hydrogels comments

by Jurgen Groll Tomasz Juengst
Additive manufacturing AM is a rapidly growing field and has generated diverse techniques to produce three-dimensional 3D constructs...
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Development of an Injectable and Thermosensitive Chitosan Hydrogel for the Prevention of Post-surgical Abdominal Adhesions comments

by Eve Hui
Post-operative peritoneal adhesions are a burden on public health. Their incidence reaches 67 to 93 and 97 after abdominal and gynecologic surgeries respectively 1-2 ...
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  • Sabrine MESSAOUDI: Progress toward absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination, and toxicity of DNA nanostructures
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