Bioprinter

For this project, we are modifying an extrusion 3D printer to print cells trapped in a gel. We are working in collaboration with Dr. McDonald in the Chemical Engineering Department at UC Davis, printing a matrix of immobilized cells for use as a perfusion bioreactor.

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Modifying the extrusion printer.

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One of our graduate student mentors, Korn Macharoen, teaching the team how to subculture plant cells.

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Transgenic rice cells trapped in our gel.