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Brischwein M., Wiest J. (2018) Microphysiometry. In: Bioanalytical Reviews. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, https://doi.org/10.1007/11663_2018_2

Fetal bovine serum (FBS): Past – present – future

van der Valk, J., Bieback, K., Buta, C., Cochrane, B., Dirks, W., Fu, J., Hickman, J., Hohensee, C., Kolar, R., Liebsch, M., Pistollato, F., Schulz, M., Thieme, D., Weber, T., Wiest, J., Winkler, S., Gstraunthaler, G. (2018) Fetal bovine serum (FBS): Past – present – future. ALTEX – Alternatives to animal experimentation. 35, 1, 99-118. […]

LOPEC 2018

You are welcome to visit our presentation at LOPEC 2018: Low-cost biosensors with printed interdigitated graphene electrodes Thomas Velten1, Thorsten Knoll1, Axel Brenner1 Anke Schultz1, Joachim Wiest2, Renate Warmers3, Gerald Jenke3, Anna Zumbülte3, Andreas Urban4, Kris Seunarine5 1Fraunhofer-Institute for Biomedical Engineering, 2cellasys GmbH, 3Saueressig GmbH + Co. KG, 4AiCuris Anti-infective Cures GmbH, 5Haydale Limited Cell-based assays are of enormous […]

3D spheroid monitoring

Alexander F.A., Eggert S., Wiest J. (2018)  A novel lab-on-a-chip platform for spheroid metabolism monitoring, Cytotechnology, 70/1, 375-386, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10616-017-0152-x

YOU-WC10 report available

WC10-You-report — Within the 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences in Seattle, we (Annemarie Lang, Frank Schulze) organized and held the You-WC10 as a workshop aiming at young and early career scientists that already work or plan to work in the field of the 3Rs. We wanted to encourage […]


53rd Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX 2017), September 10 – 13, 2017, Bratislava, Slovak National Theatre ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sebastian Eggert, Joachim Wiest: Extension of the cytosensor microphysiometer test method toward cell impedance measurement The cytosensor microphysiometer test method was validated by the European Commission for Validation of Alternative Methods to identify severe and […]


Registration for the YOU-WC10 activities in Seattle is open at http://bit.ly/2f474wX. cellasys supports “Follow the 3R career paths” with Maurice Wheelan (EURL-ECVAM), Katrin Schutte (European Commission), Thomas Hartung (Johns Hopkins University & CAAT), Nicole Kleinstreuer (NTP NICEATM), “Meet the professor” with Joanne Zurlo (Johns Hopkins University), Christa Thöne-Reineke (FU-Berlin, BB3R), Ellen Fritsche (IUF Düsseldorf), Ed Kelly, […]


TENTH WOLRD CONGRESS – ALTERNATIVES AND ANIMAL USE IN THE LIFE SCIENCES, August 20-24, 2017, Seattle, Washington, USA Roman Kolar, Joachim Wiest, Michael Feil, Tilo Weber: Chemically defined cell culture practice of L929 fibroblasts Living cells are a promising tool to develop alternatives to animal experiments. To provide them for cell based assays e.g. cell […]

2017 ALTEX award

The paper “Biology-inspired microphysiological system approaches to solve the prediction dilemma of substance testing” wins the 2017 ALTEX award for the best ALTEX publication in 2016.