Don Whitley Scientific recently exhibited at TCES 2016, the 16th annual meeting of the Tissue and Cell Engineering Society. The intention of these meetings is to bring together the UK research community in cell and tissue engineering with diversely themed sessions from a range of national and international speakers.
Held at the University College London Bloomsbury campus, the meeting featured an exciting programme of social events, with a pub crawl drinks reception to kick off proceedings. The event also featured a fantastic programme of speakers, oral presentations and poster abstracts. These sessions covered new approaches and attitudes to the field, such as the potential of mathematical and physical sciences to direct tissue engineering and regenerative medicine research, through to clinical and commercial applications.
Don Whitley Scientific were exhibiting two products which are relevant to this audience. The TC-3 Bioreactor is a simple and multipurpose cell culture bioreactor designed to provide mechanical stimulation to a variety of samples and tissues. This piece of equipment is adapted perfectly for cell culture work, providing an environment that replicates the conditions where tissues are located within the body and allowing the user to set different speeds and tensions for mechanical stimulation.
Also on the stand was the Whitley H35 Hypoxystation. This hypoxic workstation is specifically designed to create normoxic, hypoxic and anoxic conditions within a controlled and sustained environment. The H35 enables the manipulation and engineering of cells within these specific conditions, which are physiologically relevant to the environments found within the body where certain cells reside. Unique features and options make the H35 Hypoxystation a comfortable, convenient and reliable product for cell culture.