Early Stage Researchers

Shashank Vasudevan – hosted at DTU

Project Title: Polymer and carbon based
optoelectrical waveguides - OEWs
Main supervisor: Jenny Emnéus, Technical University of Denmark
Objectives: To design, fabricate and characterise
OEWs as future 
potential cell carrying implants with
both optical and electrical properties

 
Secondments at:
  • University of Oslo
  • Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
  • NsGene
ERS Fellow 

Hakan Gürbüz – hosted at FelixRobotics

Project Title: 3D printing of perfusable hybrid 3D scaffolds- and
biomaterials
Main supervisor: Jenny Emnéus, Technical University of Denmark
Objectives: To fabricate perfusable 3D hybrid scaffolds using novel
hybrid 3D printing technology that simultaneously enables filament
extrusion printing and 
hydrogel/bio-printing, incorporating in the
same scaffold 
different material properties


Secondments at:

  • Technical University of Denmark
  • Biomodics
  • NsGene 
 ERS fellow 2

 

Afia Asif – hosted at technical University of Denmark

Project Title: 3D nano/microtopography and material cues for
developmental stem cell fate choices
Main supervisor: Stephan S keller, Technical University of Denmark
Objectives: To fabricate various surface nanotopographies and
microarchitectures in different materials, investigating their role in
how cells make different developmental decisions.


Secondments at:

  • Tufts University
  • Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
  • GexNano 
 ERS fellow 3

Alireza Mesri – hosted at Politecnico di Milano

Project Title: Integrated electronics for wireless control of
optogenetic actuation and electrochemical sensing
Main supervisor: Marco Sampietro, Politecnico di Milano
Objectives: Electronic circuits for optical stimulation,
bioimpedance  electrochemical sensing


Secondments at:

  • Technical University of Denmark
  • University of Oslo
  • GexNano 
ERS-fellow 4 

Mohammad Salman Kahn – hosted at DTU

Project Title: Polymer and carbon based optoelectrical waveguides
- OEWs
Main supervisor: Arto Heiskanen, Technical University of Denmark
Objectives: To design, fabricate and characterise perfusion based
bioreactor and sensor array systems for optimising and screening
of 3D cell culture conditions and modelling neuronal disorders 

 

Secondments at:

  • University of Barcelona
  • FelixRobotics
  • University of Gothenburg 
 ESR Fellow5

Christin Schuelke – hosted at University of Oslo

Project Title: Miniaturised electronic platform for cell and
tissue characterization
Main supervisor: Ørjan G Martinsen, University of Oslo
Objectives: To design, fabricate and characterise a
miniaturised instrument for monitoring both linear and
non-linear (memristive) properties of cells and tissues,
interfaced with electrochemical sensor in fellow 4 project


Secondments at:

  • Technical University of Denmark
  • Politecnico di Milano
  • Novahep
 ESR fellow 6

Mozhdeh Ghani – hosted at Biomodics

Project Title: Perfusable IPN based factor delivery systems for
developmental patterning and regenerative medicine
Main supervisor: Jenny Emnéus, Technical University of Denmark
Objectives: To fabricate, characterise, apply 3D IPN scaffolds
loaded with different ThFs as factor delivery systems (FDS) for
improved hSC stability and induced differentiation


Secondments at:

  • Technical University of Denmark
  • Tufts University
  • Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
 
ESR fellow7 

Cristina Salado – hosted at University of Barcelona

Project Title: ThF production by stem cells relative to
neuronal disorders
Main supervisor: Josep Maria Canals Coll, University of
Barcelona
Objectives: Develop, characterise hSCs-producing ThFs,
and autocrine/paracrine effects
 

Secondments at:

  • Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
  • Lund University
  • Biomodics
ESR fellow8 

Ana Ramos – hosted at Lund University

Project Title: Optogenetic control of neurotransmitter
release from hSC progeny relative to PD, HD and Epilepsy
Main supervisor: Merab Kokaia, Lund University
Objectives: Develop human neurons releasing
neurotransmitters of interest, either on the basis of a highly
enriched population of one neuron subtype or by selectively
stimulating the release from the desired population of
neurons in vitro and/or in vivo

Secondments at:

  • Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
  • University of Barcelona
  • Novahep
ESR fellow9

 

Theresa Rotenbücher – Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Project Title: hSC-derived cerebroids - from mini-brains to “small brains”
Main supervisor: Alberto Martinéz-Serrano, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Objectives: To create a 3D microenvironment that allows scaling up of existing
mini-brains towards “small brains” (≈1 cm
3)

Secondments at:

  • Technical University of Denmark
  • Lund University
  • University of Barcelona
  • NsGene 
ESR fellow 10 

Robin Simsa – hosted at Novahep

Project Title: De-/recellularization technology to build patient
specific blood vessels and tissue scaffolds
Main supervisor: Per Fogelstrand, University of Gothenburg
Objectives: To create individualized blood vessels and brain
networks in perfusable 3D scaffolds using de- and
recellularization technology


Secondments at:

  • University of Gothenburg
  • Technical University of Denmark
  • Tufts University
ESR fellow 11 

 

Camille Baumlin – Universidad Autonoma de Madrid...

Project Title: Pre-clinical studies on ThF delivery in the
basal ganglia for PD and HD
Main supervisor: Alberto Martinéz-Serrano, Universidad
Autonoma de Madrid
Objectives: To study therapeutic factor releasing cell
carrier implants in clinically relevant animal disease models


Secondments at:

  • Lund University
  • University of Barcelona
  • NsGene

 

Matteo Ascenzi – Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Project Title: Pre-clinical studies on neurotransmitter
replacement in the basal ganglia for PD and HD
Main supervisor: Alberto Martinéz-Serrano, Universidad
Autonoma de Madrid
Objectives: To provide neurotransmitter releasing cell carrier
implants in clinically relevant animal disease models (PD and HD)


Secondments at:

  • Lund University
  • University of Barcelona
  • GexNano 
ESR fellow 13

 

Elsika Waloschkowa – hosted at Lund University

Project Title: Cell-based regenerative medicine
approaches in Epilepsy
Main supervisor: Merab Kokaia, Lund University
Objectives: Study the applicability of the GABA releasing
cells with or without carrier implants in clinically relevant
animal models of Epilepsy


Secondments at:

  • Technical University of Denmark
  • University of Oslo
  • Novahep 
ESR fellows14 

 

André Cuhna – hosted at University of Oslo

Project Title: In vivo monitoring in animal models
Main supervisor: Ørjan G Martinsen, University of Oslo
Objectives: To study the behaviour of the methods
developed in some of the other ESRs in animal models


Secondments at:

  • Lund University
  • University of Gothenburg
  • GexNano 
ESR fellow 15

 

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24 MAY 2018