BACR Events

Building capacity in 3D tissue modelling and its application in cancer research:

An interactive hands-on workshop


Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds and

University of Leeds (St James's University Hospital Campus), Leeds

Wednesday 16th May 2018


Confirmed Speakers

John Greenman (Hull)

Penny Ottewell (Sheffield)

Gillian Farnie (Oxford)

Cathy Merry (Nottingham)



A combination of expert technical presentations and hands on sessions will allow delegates to experience cutting edge techniques including:

  • Precision cut tissue slices, Hanging drop cultures,
  • SeedEZ & Perfusion Pal
  • Establishing 3D models, Spheroid arrays; Microfluidics etc

Due to capactity of our teaching labs, spaces are strictly limited to 50 delegates and early career researchers (postdocs, PhD students) will be prioritised.  Early registation is encouraged to avoid disappointment!

After the conference ECRs will have further exciting training opportunities in 3D tissue modelling by spending a day with an investigator experienced in this technology.  More details to following registation.


Val Speirs (Leeds)

Anke Brunning-Richardson (Leeds)

Penny Otteweel (Sheffield)

Anna Grabowska (Nottingham)

Why not consider our companion workshop on Biobanking Best Practices being held in Leeds on the following day (Thursday 17th May 2018)  For more information please email


Become a member of the BACR today and take advantage of the BACR reduced registration rates.  For more information on the benefits of becoming a member go to


Regular Price
BACR Student Member 50.00
BACR Postdoc 75.00
Non Member 100.00

Tickets available: 27

Start Date

21. 02. 2018

End Date

17. 05. 2018

Your information:

If you are paying on behalf of a delegate please enter their details below:

Choose your price:

Choose your options: