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Cell Story Challenge 2018

Every cell has a story to tell. How would you like to discover yours?  Are you a PhD student? Did you always have an experiment in mind but couldn’t find the right technology to carry it out? Do you have your PI’s support? Join MaxWell Biosystems’ Cell Story Challenge 2018. Tell us about your ideas and take your chance to win $2000. Our technology can be used to perform long-term, label-free functional imaging for a wide range of biological preparations: cultures…

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MaxWell Biosystems part of Top 100 Swiss Startups in 2018

MaxWell Biosystems is honoured to be featured in the TOP 100 Swiss startups for 2018 and proud to announce that we are now ranked 22nd. This made us the third biggest climber in this year’s ranking! Furthermore, we were ranked in the top three start-ups in Basel and one of the top five biotech companies.   The TOP 100 Swiss Startup award is organized each year by Venturelab, in cooperation with Handelszeiting and PME Magazine. A panel of both leading investors…

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MaxWell Monthly Must-Reads (June 2018)

June brings us to the fourth edition of our blog series, the MaxWell Monthly Must-Reads. This month’s selection of articles will focus on induced pluripotent stem cells or iPSCs. This technology, developed by researchers at Kyoto University lead by Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, allows adult cells to be genetically ‘reprogrammed’ to a stem cell-like state. Thus, it is possible to derive specific cell types from iPSCs, such as neurons and cardiomyocytes, providing a means to study human cells in-vitro. Increasingly, iPSCs are being used…

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MaxWell Monthly Must-Reads (May 2018)

Time goes by fast, and it is already time for the May edition of MaxWell Monthly Must-Reads. This month’s blog series will focus on a well-studied region of the brain, the Hippocampus. We picked this topic for this month as the hippocampus is an interesting model system for studying mechanisms involved in memory storage. MaxOne provides a high-resolution recording and stimulation platform for investigating single cells and networks in hippocampal slices and cell cultures. This month’s MMM includes a methods article utilizing our…

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MaxWell Travels: Upcoming Events

MaxWell travels round the year to be able to meet as many of you as possible. This summer we will be attending several conferences around the globe to meet you! Below we have outlined the upcoming events for you based on the continent: 1. Oceania ISSCR 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. From the 20th till 23rd of June we will be exhibiting at the world’s largest stem cell-focused meeting. At the annual meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), researchers,…

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