Biotechnology specialist Professor Ipsita Roy, from the University of Westminster’s Life Sciences Department, will chair the 15th Annual UK Society for Biomaterials (UKSB) conference at Regent Street Cinema on Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July 2016.

This year there will be a special session dedicated to Professor Larry Hench with a focus on cell oriented work. The conference will be joined by members from the Tissue and Cell Engineering SocietyEuropean Cell Proliferation Society and a Science for Industry session sponsored by the ReBioStent project, reinforced bioresorbable biomaterials for therapeutic drug eluting stents.

Ipsita will provide varied excellence research experience in the area of biomaterials including state-of-the-art, innovative work with synthetic and natural polymers, complemented with their application in the production of near to market products including medical devices, tissue engineering scaffolds and controlled delivery constructs.

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