Kauppila is a doctoral researcher with background in materials science. She has over three years of experience in working with biomaterials for tissue engineering, including hydrogels with tunable mechanical properties and scaffolds for stem cell delivery. Currently, she is working with in vitro tissue model development for limbal stem cells.
PhD project with a topic of a native tissue mimicking limbus in vitro model for the development of corneal transplants.
Puistola is a doctoral researcher with background in tissue engineering, as well as in business and commercialization in biomedical engineering. Currently, she has over three years of experience in 3D bioprinting human stem cells and bioink development and characterization.
PhD project with a topic of developing 3D bioprinting technologies for bioprinting human stem cell -based corneal stroma mimicking structures.