CED-IADR Summer School 2024

Advanced Course in Tissue Engineering & Imaging Techniques

July 8-12, 2024, Thessaloniki, Greece

The CED-IADR Summer School is a place for young researchers to learn and improve their laboratory research methods, to network with other young CED-IADR members, and to socialize with prominent scientists in the field.

The 2024 CED-IADR Summer School at the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Greece, will address a wide panel of aspects in tissue engineering and cutting-edge imaging techniques.

Invited keynote lectures by:

Imad About, Professor, Aix-Marseille University, France, President of the Pan European Region of IADR

Antonios Mikos, Louis Calder Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, USA

Petros Papagerakis, Dean and Professor, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Silvana Papagerakis, Professor, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Michael Gelinsky, Professor & Head, Centre for Translational Bone, Joint and Soft Tissue Research, TU Dresden, Germany

Maria Chatzinikolaidou, Professor, Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete, Greece

Orestis L. Katsamenis, Lead, Biomedical Imaging and X-ray Histology, μ-VIS X-ray Imaging Centre, Univ.of Southampton, UK

Lectures by the Faculty Members of the Hosting Institution (AUTh):

Profs. Athina Bakopoulou, School of Dentistry / Petros Koidis, School of Dentistry / Vassiliki Anastassiadou, School of Dentistry / Eleana Kontonasaki, School of Dentistry / Dimitrios Andreadis, School of Dentistry / Dimitrios Fatouros, School of Pharmacy / Chyssa Bekiari, School of Veterinary Medicine.

Experimental demonstration and guidance by AUTh Research staff:

Foteini Machla, Paraskevi-Kyriaki Monou, Astero-Maria Theodosaki, Vasileios Zisis, Evaggelia Kofidou.

The programme will be accompanied by social events in beautiful Thessaloniki, the „bride“ of the Thermaic Gulf, at the northwest corner of the Aegean Sea, a World Heritage Site with the Byzantine architecture and long history.

The Work & Learn sessions include:

•3D printing: print your own do-it-yourself (DIY) chip

•Bioprinting of different cellular populations and bionks

•Organ-on-a chip: tissue engineering of dental tissues on-a-chip


•Confocal microscopy and microCT imaging

When? July 8-12,2024

Where? Thessaloniki, Greece

Organizer: Prof. Athina Bakopoulou, Dept. of Prosthodontics, AUTh (https://prosthodontics.dent.auth.gr/)

Read all details here:  https://bit.ly/3urGPHK


Register by sending your motivation letter, brief CV, copy of your ID-card, and proof of 2024 CED-IADR membership to ced.iadr@uzleuven.be until 31/03/2024.

Registration is free of charge, but limited to a maximum of 16 selected candidates (CED-IADR members only, and on „First come, first come“ principle).

Attendees should cover their own housing/travel expenses.

The CED-IADR office will inform the candidates by the end of April on their acceptance.

CED-IADR reserves the right to cancel the summer school in case of insufficient participation.

CED-IADR Summer School 2024

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