OCT 29, 2019 7:00 AM PDT

Optimizing high-content screening tools for physiologically-relevant 3D in vitro models

Sponsored by: Molecular Devices
C.E. Credits: Florida CE P.A.C.E. CE


DATE: October 29, 2019

TIME: 7:00am PDT, 2:00pm GMT, 3:00pm CET

3D cell culture systems have recently emerged as tools for reproducing the cellular environment and the organization of tissues/organs, where cells are connected to each other and to the surrounding extracellular matrix (ECM).  Join us for this webinar with HCS Pharma, a biotechnology start-up company based in France, as we discuss the biological characterization of cells in 3D matrices for liver, brain and adipose tissues, and cancer modeling, using BIOMIMESYS® hydroscaffold technology. We will also discuss high-content screening solutions for examining 3D in vitro models.

In this webinar, you will learn from Dr. Zied Souguir, inventor of the BIOMIMESYS® hydroscaffold, about the unique differentiation of this technology and its application for high-throughput drug screening.  Dr. Elodie Vandenhaute, a 3D cell culture expert at HCS Pharma, will demonstrate how to handle 3D cell culture systems such as the BIOMIMESYS hydroscaffold on high-content imagers, and how these can be integrated into HCS platforms in high throughput, such as HCS Pharma’s HAPIx platform. Finally, Daniel O’Connor, Drug Discovery Director (Molecular Devices) will discuss new High-Content Screening (HCS) technologies that are enabling researchers to capture more data at greater depths for 3D and thick tissue samples.

BIOMIMESYS® hydroscaffold technology mimics the native ECM and allows the culture of cells in a physiologically-relevant 3D cell culture system. It is based on hyaluronic acid, a major component of ECM currently under-represented in cell culture systems, and biofunctionalized with other ECM components according to the organ/tissue of interest. This matrix is provided in cell culture plates in a ready-to-use format and is compatible with all common downstream analytical techniques. It can be used to great benefit in early drug discovery as it is adapted to HCS, ADME-Tox profiling, and disease modeling. 

Key learning objectives:

  • Describe the differentiating factors between different 3D cell culture systems 
  • Utilizing a relevant 3D cell culture platform for liver, brain, adipose tissue, and disease modeling (human cells)
  • Optimizing setup of a high-content screening platform for 3D in vitro models


Webinars will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing after live event.


LabRoots is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. By attending this webinar, you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit once you have viewed the webinar in its entirety.

Show Resources
You May Also Like
MAY 11, 2021 10:00 AM PDT
MAY 11, 2021 10:00 AM PDT
Date: May 11, 2021 Time: 10:00zm PDT Your samples are some of the most valuable assets in the laboratory. After spending countless hours on extraction and preparation, your conclusions could...
JUN 09, 2021 7:00 AM PDT
JUN 09, 2021 7:00 AM PDT
Date: June 9, 2021 Time: 09 June 2021, 7am PDT, 10am EDT, 4pm CEST cells with dramatic implications on the validity of past cell culture related research. The fact that at least 509 cell lin...
SEP 14, 2021 7:00 AM PDT
SEP 14, 2021 7:00 AM PDT
Date: September 14, 2021 Time: 7am PDT, 10am EDT, 4pm CEST A conventional thermal cycler has long been a commodity product in the lab and end-point PCR techniques can be completed almost wit...
JUL 15, 2021 9:00 AM PDT
JUL 15, 2021 9:00 AM PDT
Date: July 15, 2021 Time: 9:00am (PDT), 12:00pm (EDT) The Pisces workflow robust, easy-to-use, end-to-end multi-omics solution for highly multiplexed targeted Spatial RNA analysis. VeranomeB...
SEP 29, 2021 11:00 AM PDT
SEP 29, 2021 11:00 AM PDT
Date: Septembr 29, 2021 Time: 11:00am (PDT), 2:00pm (EDT) 3D cell models are becoming increasingly popular for studying complex biological effects, tissue functionality, and diseases. While...
OCT 13, 2021 7:00 AM PDT
OCT 13, 2021 7:00 AM PDT
Date: October 13, 2021 Time: 7:00am (PDT), 10:00am (EDT) Western blot analysis is a method widely used in the lab today because of its versatility in detecting and measuring specific target...
OCT 29, 2019 7:00 AM PDT

Optimizing high-content screening tools for physiologically-relevant 3D in vitro models

Sponsored by: Molecular Devices
C.E. Credits: Florida CE P.A.C.E. CE


Cell Biology

Molecular Biology

Cell Culture

Cancer Research




Drug Discovery


Cancer Therapeutics

Gene Expression

Molecular Diagnostics

Cell Signaling / Transduction


Clinical Research


North America48%



South America4%



Registration Source

Website Visitors50%

Email Promotions30%

Client/Sponsor Promotions10%

WAVE Newsletter Promotion7%

Trending Newsletter Promotion2%


Job Title

Research Scientist21%





Post Doc7%

Facility/Department Manager7%

Medical Laboratory Technician4%

Medical Doctor/Specialist4%

Lab Management3%



Clinical Laboratory Scientist2%



Academic Institution33%

Biotech Company12%

Research Institute10%

Pharmaceutical Company8%

Life Science Company4%



Contract Research Organization (Cro)3%

Clinical Laboratory3%

Non-Profit Organization2%

Industrial Company2%

Medical School2%


Medical Center1%


Show Resources
Loading Comments...
Show Resources