21 07, 2023

My first ISSCR – sharing is power – Sveva Bottini shares her experience of ISSCR 2023

By |2023-07-21T09:58:18+00:00July 21st, 2023|Blog, cellular agriculture, Event|Comments Off on My first ISSCR – sharing is power – Sveva Bottini shares her experience of ISSCR 2023

In this personal blog piece, Sveva Bottini from the Bertero Lab in Turin, shares her experiences of ISSCR 2023 in Boston. During the event, Qkine was proud to co-sponsor a poster abstract by Sveva on ‘Optimization of growth factors for human pluripotent stem cell culture in basal 8 media.’

2 05, 2023

New phase of growth as Qkine relocates into state-of-the-art facility

By |2023-05-05T10:36:49+00:00May 2nd, 2023|Blog, News|Comments Off on New phase of growth as Qkine relocates into state-of-the-art facility

New phase of growth as Qkine relocates into state-of-the-art facility A Q&A with Dr. Andy Day, Head of Product Development and Manufacture at Qkine Qkine is entering the next phase of commercial growth, having secured the lease on 1 Murdoch House, based in Cambridge city centre, last year. [...]

2 04, 2023

Cardiac organoids – the future of drug discovery?

By |2023-04-04T08:21:38+00:00April 2nd, 2023|Blog, organoid news|Comments Off on Cardiac organoids – the future of drug discovery?

Despite advances in research, around 90% of drugs fail during phase 1 clinical trials. New drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular disease and oncology have a particularly high failure rate, largely attributed to cardiotoxicity...

22 02, 2023

Protein origami to change the future of food

By |2023-02-22T14:25:34+00:00February 22nd, 2023|Blog, cellular agriculture|Comments Off on Protein origami to change the future of food

Are you looking for an idea to start a multimillion-pound business? Proteins that stimulate cell growth currently cost several million pounds per gram, which makes them more expensive than diamonds. You need particularly lots of them if you want to grow enough cells to assemble a steak. This so-called ‘cultivated’ or ‘lab-grown’ meat was initially proposed as food for astronauts but has since turned from a science fiction fantasy to a source of hope for a more sustainable and animal welfare-conscious food for the world.

8 12, 2022

Designing biomimetic neural materials for scalable 3D cell culture

By |2023-02-24T10:34:38+00:00December 8th, 2022|Blog, News|Comments Off on Designing biomimetic neural materials for scalable 3D cell culture

In conjunction with the LifETIME CDT program, Qkine has sponsored a PhD studentship based at Aston University, Birmingham, UK. Martha Gallagher started her PhD in Professor Eric Hill’s lab to develop a 3D biomaterial scaffold that will display multiple neurodevelopmental signalling factors to mimic corticogenesis with induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neurons and glia.

1 08, 2022

Blog – Summer internship at Qkine

By |2022-08-02T14:05:49+00:00August 1st, 2022|Blog, News|Comments Off on Blog – Summer internship at Qkine

As part of "Cambridge Unlocked - Internships into corporate Cambridge” organised by Form the Future, we were delighted to host Yamin Billah for a week’s internship at Qkine. Read our blog article to find out what Yamin leant during his time at Qkine.

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