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MaxWell Monthly Must-Reads (April 2018)

After last month’s successful launch , it is finally time for the April edition of MaxWell Monthly Must-Reads. This month’s blog series will focus on Neuronal Excitability. The topic plays a key role in understanding how neurons encode and transmit information. At MaxWell Biosystems, we aim to develop assays for characterizing neuronal excitability, both in healthy and disease conditions. For this month’s MMM, we include recent studies on different factors that regulate excitability of neurons, such as ion channels, calcium signaling, and…

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MaxWell Travels: Tel Aviv, Israel

Recently we participated in our first conference in 2018. Our CEO, Urs Frey, attended the Neural Interfaces 2018 meeting at the Bar Ilan University in Tel Aviv, Israel. As a sponsor, we had the opportunity to display our technology at an exhibition booth. Furthermore, Urs presented our technology during a presentation entitled “CMOS-MEAs for characterizing neuronal dynamics in vitro at high spatiotemporal resolution”.  The Conference The Neural Interfaces 2018 conference was a three day-meeting held at the Bar Ilan University. This year…

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MaxWell Monthly Must-Reads (March 2018)

Today, we are launching a new blog series called MaxWell Monthly Must-Reads. Every month, we will feature interesting articles related to neuroscience, stem cell technology, drug discovery, and safety pharmacology. In this edition, we focus on Methods. We value well-designed experimental methods and protocols because they are key to new discoveries and ground-breaking results. Here, we include recent techniques for the generation of functionally active iPSC-derived neurons and brain organoids. We also feature a new single cell manipulation technique called…

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10 Years Venture Kick Ceremony | MaxWell Biosystems is a Global Shaper

MaxWell Biosystems joined the celebration of Venture Kick’s 10-year anniversary last 29 November 2017. Held in Schlieren, the ceremony welcomed 500 guests–all involved in the Swiss innovation, entrepreneurship, and investment community. Venture Kick included a variety of events during the evening, such as a startup exhibition, speeches, guitar concert, and a fashion show. Everyone enjoyed the sumptuous dinner, desserts, and drinks. Global Shapers Venture Kick nominated high-impact startups for each of the ten years since the program started. The Global…

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MaxWell Biosystems at European Retina Meeting 2017

From October 5th to the 7th, MaxWell Biosystems hosted a booth at the European Retina Meeting, in Paris, France. The conference attracted retina experts, researchers, and students. Paris was a great host, and MaxWell Biosystems even had the opportunity to attend a gala dinner in the city. MaxWell Biosystems would like to thank the organizers for a job well done!   Conference attendees loved the levitating MaxOne chip on display. Additionally, ERM 2017 gave MaxWell Biosystems the opportunity to debut the brand new Tissue Holder, specifically made for retinal applications.   We’re excited to…

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