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.
Modifying the extrusion printer.
One of our graduate student mentors, Korn Macharoen, teaching the team how to subculture plant cells.
Transgenic rice cells trapped in our gel.