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Centre of Excellence in Body-on-Chip Research

Centre of Excellence in Body-on-Chip Research is a multidisciplinary research consortium combining cell biology and engineering.

CoEBoC is a multidisciplinary research consortium composed of six research groups led by Minna Kellomäki, Katriina Aalto-Setälä, Jari Hyttinen, Pasi Kallio, Susanna Miettinen, and Susanna Narkilahti from Tampere University. Head of the consortium is Professor Minna Kellomäki and vice-director is Professor Katriina Aalto-Setälä.

CoEBoC’s aim is to model healthy and diseased human tissues. In this pitch CoEBoC’s researcher Alma Yrjänäinen describes the work aiming at developing human adipose tissue on-a-chip for modelling obesity.