Bioprinter Update 2

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After demonstrating that I could in fact print viable cells through my printer, I wanted to see at what point I was starting to kill my cells. Being forced through a very narrow chamber induces all types of mechanical stress on the cell, specifically shear stress. However, literature shows that using a glass microcapillary as […]

Bioprinter Update 1

Picture of my first print using cells!

After several minor hiccups in the construction stage, I am happy to say that my printer is fully operational! A few weeks ago the power supply shorted out, and I had to do some slight improvisation as I didn’t particularly want to buy a new supply unit. The only components of my printer that are […]