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Brain Organoids With Dr Christopher Esk

Video   Apr 29, 2021


Lucy Lawrence

Scientific Content Producer


This installment of Teach Me in 10 features Dr Christopher Esk, a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology in Vienna, Austria. In this episode, Esk talks about the systematic analysis of human brain tissue development using cerebral organoids.

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Technology Networks recently interviewed Soumita Das, associate professor at the University of California San Diego, to learn about the organoid models her team is developing.

Often referred to as “mini-organs”, organoids are tiny self-organizing 3D assemblies of cells which show some physiological features of a specific organ. As an intermediate between traditional 2D in vitro cell cultures and animal models, organoids are a useful tool for several applications. Download this infographic to find out more.

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