Urs Frey is one of the five main NEUREKA project partners and has recently been invited to provide a talk on “Assessing Neuronal Function In Vitro using High-density Microelectrode Arrays” at the denovoSeminar – iPSC expansion and application: Current models and technologies on 28 September 2022 at the Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden, Germany.
 

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  • 26-29 June, 2022 – Professor Marco Fanciulli’s lab presented “Plasma-assisted ALD of iro2 for neuroelectronic applications” at the 22nd International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition in Gent, Belgium.
  • 23-26 May 2022 – Professor Panayiota Poirazi’s lab presented a poster titled “NEUREKA: A smart, hybrid neural-silico-computo device for drug discovery” at the EMBO Workshop on Dendrites in Heraklion, Greece.
  • 17-16 May, 2022 – Professor Marco Fanciulli’s lab presented a poster titled “Alzheimer’s Disease: a new perspective for a brain-on-a-chip model” at the 4th International Conference on Stem Cells, Development and Cancer in Lyon, France

We are excited to announce the addition of a new member of our team, Dr. Praveena Manogaran,  who recently joined NEUREKA on behalf of MaxWell Biosystems. Praveena is Senior Scientist at MaxWell Biosystems and is responsible for conducting scientific collaborative projects, leading R&D experiments to develop bioassays and protocols, scientific dissemination as well as grant acquisition and management.

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NEUREKA just concluded its consortium meeting in the facilities of LAAS-CNRS in Toulouse. This was the first meeting to be conducted in vivo, as all the previous meetings except the Kick-off meeting were conducted virtually through teleconference due to the pandemic. The meeting was attended by participants from all the members of NEUREKA and provided a great opportunity to catch up with the progress of each team and resolve any pending issues.

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