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3D Organoid Cultures to Study Tissue Development and Diseases

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Three-dimensional organoid cultures constitute a powerful resource to study stem cell biology and provide an innovative platform to unveil human development and model human diseases. The first speaker will:

• introduce 3D pancreatic organoid cultures,

• describe their potential application for regenerative therapies in diabetes and

• discuss their ability to model pancreatic cancer

The second speaker will

• give an overview of the 3D cerebral organoid culture method,

• discuss how cerebral organoids recapitulate aspects of human brain development and

• discuss their application in the study of neurodevelopmental disorders.

This talk is part of the "Life Sciences Masterclass" series.

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