- 1. To perform high quality research in biofabrication
- 2. To serve as an education/training center for developing a biofabrication workforce
- 3. To develop enabling technologies for industrial biofabrication
- 4. To promote national and international collaboration in biofabrication
May 1, 2013 - Palmetto BioPrinter returns from upgrade work at Izumi Intl in Greenville, SC.
March 28, 2013 - ATBC acquires MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer.
March 28, 2013 - Scientific Working Group Meeting, USC, Columbia, SC.
January 9, 2013 - NSF SC EPSCoR/IDeA funds summer undergraduate research program entitled "MUSC REU in Tissue Engineering and Biofabrication". Details here.
November 26, 2012 - Scientific Working Group Meeting, USC, Columbia, SC.
August 30, 2012 - Scientific Working Group Meeting, USC-SOM, Columbia, SC.
July 22, 2012 – Tour of ATBC by South Carolina State University undergraduates belonging to the SC INBRE-supported summer undergraduate research program (mentor Alicia Haire). The tour was hosted by Dr. Scott Argraves and the students had the opportunity to observe the Palmetto bioprinter being operated by Dr. Thomas Trusk.
June 29, 2012 – Jennifer Jackson (student at Voorhees College): YouTube video to promote Biofabrication Research in South Carolina.
June 25-28, 2012 – National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE), Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC.
June 4, 2012 - Tour of the ATBC by Winthrop Math REU Group (Hosted by Dr. Argraves).
May 18, 2012 - Scientific Working Group Meeting, SCRA, Columbia, SC.
March 21, 2012 - Dr. Gabor Forgacs of Univ. of Missouri and Oganovo, Inc. presented "Organ Printing: Where is it heading?" at the Dept. of Regenerative Medicine & Cell Biology in Charleston, SC. A video of the talk can be viewed HERE [H.264 mp4 format, which should run on most devices].
Thrust Leader Meeting: This meeting generally occurs every Wednesday at 3pm. The meeting is held at MUSC in Basic Science Building Room 606, and may be attended by video conference. Please contact Dr. Trusk by email (email@example.com) for details.