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2017 Webinar Series

Join our 60-minute free webinars where our research scientists share their cell culture and transfection expertise and give useful tips and hints that can help you optimize your daily research.

Please find the schedule of upcoming events below. Further events will be announced soon.




Upcoming Events

We will soon announce the events and topics planned for 2018.  

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Available for On-Demand Viewing

Validating and Scaling CRISPR Applications
Presented by GEN, produced with support from Lonza

Find out more about appropriate target validation techniques and scalable methodologies for CRISPR genome editing.



  • Shondra Miller, Ph.D.
    Director/Assistant Member
    Center for Advanced Genome Engineering (CAGE), St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Alexander Marson, M.D., Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    UCSF School of Medicine


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Nature Biotechnology Webcast on CAR-T Cells: Latest Advances and Outstanding Challenges
Sponsored by Lonza

This 60-minute free webinar took place on 20 September 2017 and is available for on-demand viewing. Learn about the latest advances and outstanding challenges in the fast paced research environment of CARs with experts from the lab and clinic.


  • Marcela Maus, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School        
  • Renier Brentjens, Associate Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center    
  • Martin Pule, Clinical Senior Lecturer, University College London


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Primary Cells as Tools in Advanced Cell Culture Models

Presented by Nature Protocols, Sponsored by Lonza

This 60-minute free webinar is available for on-demand viewing. Learn how and why leading researchers are using primary cells in advanced 3d models.



  • Roger Kamm, MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • David Kaplan, Tufts University
  • Harald Ott, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School


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Generation and Analysis of Complex Tissue Models Using the RAFT™ 3D Cell Culture System

Presented by Biotechniques, Sponsored by Lonza

Learn how three scientists are using the RAFT™ 3D System to create and analyse complex 3D tissue models.


  • Brad Larson, BioTek Instruments
  • Tarig Magdeldin, PhD,  Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Jenny Schroeder, PhD, Lonza Cologne GmbH


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Hepatocytes in the Drug Development Pipeline

Watch our archived webinar for a comprehensive overview of various models that one may apply to hepatocytes from the very basic to complex.   


Speaker: Salman Khetani, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Bioengineering, University of Illinois-Chicago


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CRISPR/Cas9 Cell Therapeutics: The Next Generation of Cures – Presented by GEN, Sponsored by Lonza

The discovery of CRIPSR/Cas9 as simple and effective tool for targeted modification of cells has opened up new possibilities for gene or cell therapies. 

Watch the archvied webinar to learn about strategies for using CRIPSR/Cas9 for curing genetic diseases, and the impact on next generation disease model systems and drug screening.  


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Overcoming Current Challenges with 3D Cell Culturing – Presented by Nature Publishing Group, Sponsored by Lonza

3D culture is transforming cell biology and tissue engineering applications. In this webcast, we explore how the RAFT™ 3D Culture System has been used to develop complex multilayer cell culture models with different cell types.

Watch the archived webinar (presented by Nature Publishing Group, sponsored by Lonza Bioscience Solutions) to learn more.


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Cancer Immunotherapy – Presented by Springer Nature, Sponsored by Lonza

Cancer immunotherapy – treatments that harness and enhance the powers of the immune system to fight cancer – has been hailed the biggest breakthrough in cancer research since chemotherapy.

Watch the archived Nature webinar (sponsored by Lonza Bioscience Solutions) to learn more about the most promising approaches to cancer immunotherapy.


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To view further previously recorded webinars, be sure to visit our webinar archive.