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Upstate New York Microphysiological Systems Symposium 2024

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

The Inaugural Upstate New York MPS Symposium (UNY-MPSS 2024)

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Rochester and the Microphysiological Systems (MPS) Network group will host the inaugural Upstate New York MPS Symposium (UNY-MPSS 2024) on June 3rd, 2024 at the UR campus.

Event Highlights:

  • Advancements in 3D cultures, organoids, and MPS for in vitro disease/tissue modeling and drug discovery
  • Faculty and trainee talks, an alumni insight presentations, clinical and outreach, workshops, and poster presentations
  • Networking with SIMPore Inc., Emulate Inc., and ALine Inc representatives

Featured Speakers:

  • Dr. Benjamin Miller, Professor, Department of Dermatology and Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester
  • Dr. Vinay Abhyankar, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, RIT
  • Dr. Gretchen Mahler, Professor, Biomedical Engineering Department, Interim Dean of the Graduate School, Binghamton University, State University of New York
  • Dr. Travis Block, UR Alumni, Founder, and Partner at Et Al BioCapital

Register and submit your abstract through the external event link! https://linktr.ee/unympss2024

  • Abstract and registration deadline: May 3rd, 2024
  • Registration is free and includes breakfast and lunch
  • Outstanding abstracts will be selected for podium presentations and awards
  • Abstract requirement can be found in the provided link

About MPS Network:
The MPS Network provides peer support and professional development for rising MPS researchers at UR and RIT. For any questions, please contact Azmeer Sharipol (msharipo@ur.rochester.edu) or Kevin Ling (kling4@ur.rochester.edu). Consider joining our mailing list!


June 3
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Event Category:


Careers - Non-Academic
Focus Area
Build Your Skills
Transferable Skills
Leadership & Management


Robert B. Goergen Hall
480 Intercampus Dr
Rochester, NY 14620 United States
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