Ever imagined what you would look like without the firm matrices produced by a large variety of cells? Exactly, like a sophisticated jelly fish! This immediately underlines the importance of the Dutch Society for Matrix Biology.

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FederaLogoAt Friday June 16th 2017 the FederaDag will be held at NWO, The Hague.

'Too valuable to waste: Experiments on Humans and Animals'. 

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Roberto Narcisi (Dept. Orthopedics, ErasmusMC) won the Dutch finals of the FameLab 2017 with his pitch about the search for the best stem cells for regeneration of bone and cartilage. He will represent the Netherlands at the FameLab International Final held at Cheltenham Science Festival in June: "It is an incredible honour to represent the Netherlands there", Roberto says.


To watch the pitch of Roberto's research click here.

FameLab Narcisi


From July 30th to August 4th, the Gordon Research Conference on Elastin, Elastic Fibers and Microfibrils will be held at the University of New England, Maine (UK).

The Elastin, Elastic Fibers and Microfibrils Gordon Research Conference covers topics such as assembly and function of elastic fibers, matrix regulation of cell signaling, enabling technologies for elastic fiber analysis, the genetics and pathobiology of elastic fiber associated molecules in inherited and acquired disorders, tissue regeneration and translational medicine.


More information can be found at the website of the GRC.

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