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2024

The 6th International Conference on Additive Manufacturing and Bio-Manufacturing, Beijing
第六届国际增材制造与生物制造会议
Session Co-Chair (SBM06-1 Biomanufacturing for Human Organ Physiopathology Emulation) and Invited Speaker (SBM06-I01 Utilizing cellular mobility to connect engineered and natural organs)
2023 Annual Report of GULAB
Thanks for the hard work and dedication of all the group members in our lab.
Wishing a blessed and successful new year! May your year of the Dragon be full of happiness and health!
THANK YOU 2023, HELLO 2024!
2024 Changchun Conference on Transplantation Immunology & Xenotransplantation
The First Bethune Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun
3D printing and organ manufacturing
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
China Medical University Hongyi Forum, Shenyang
3D printing and organ manufacturing
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker

2023

College of Animal Science, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, Hohhot
Harnessing developmental biology for natural-mimicking engineered organs
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
The 11th National Member Congress of the Genetics Society of China, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Branch, Wuhan
中国遗传学会第十一次全国会员代表大会,干细胞与再生医学分会,武汉
Macroscopic organ fabrication guided by microscopic cellular motion
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Wuhan University
Exploring the potential of developmental biology in engineering organs with natural-like characteristics
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Youth Power of Change · 2023 Tanzhen Youth Science and Technology Forum, Tsinghua University
青年变革力量 · 2023探臻青年科技论坛,清华大学
3D printing and organ manufacturing
3D打印与器官制造
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Commencement
Zili Gao has successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation. 
Congratulations on your graduation and best wishes for your next adventure, Dr. Gao!
2023 International Symposium on Microphysiological Systems & the 6th Organoid and Organ-on-Chip Academic Conference and Industrial Investment Forum, Nanjing
How close is organ fabrication to achieving the natural complexity?
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker

The 10th China Orthopedic Regenerative Medicine Group Forum, Beijing
Establish an electromechanical synergy system to create functional muscles and explore the multi-factor regulation mechanism
建立机电协同系统制造功能肌肉并探究多因素调控机理
Tingting Fan, PhD candidate, Invited Speaker

The 14th Life Sciences Forum of Qin Pengchun Education Fund & the Centenary Commemoration of the Birth of Mr. Qin Pengchun, Harbin
Exploring the potential of developmental biology in achieving natural-like engineered organs
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
The 4th China Forum on Biosensors/Biochips/Nanobiotechnology, Suzhou
How closely engineered organs align with natural ones in physiological simulation
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
How to narrow the discrepancy between engineered and natural organs?
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
2023 Chinese Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society – Asia-Pacific Conference 2023 (TERMIS-AP), Hong Kong
Session Chair (#S03 Architecting 3D ·functional structures to enhance organ regeneration and #S04 Constructing intricate 3D structures to enable organ regeneration), Keynote Speaker, Exploring·Cell Movement in Bioprinting: Bridging the Gap Between Engineered and Natural Organs, and Invited-Speaker, Biofabrication with-biomimetic microgels and microcarrier
2023 Chinese Biomaterials Congress, Chongqing
Harnessing Cell Movement in Bioprinting
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Peking University First Hospital
How to close the gap between engineered and natural organs?
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Peking University Third Hospital
3D Bioprinting and Organ Manufacturing
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
International Conference on Biofabrication 2023, Saskatoon, Canada
How far are engineered organs from achieving natural complexity?
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited talk and Session chair (online)

Publication
Glad to share the snaps from those two cover articles, Advanced Materials and Bioactive Materials
Congratulations to Shenglong Ding and Zili Gao!

Tsinghua University, Beijing
清华大学,北京
How far are engineered organs from achieving natural complexity?
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Commencement
Congratulations to our graduate students Minxuan Jia and Jingmin An!
Wish them all the best in the future!
The 11th Chinese Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Congress, Guangzhou
第十一届全国组织工程与再生医学大会,广州
Complex organ manufacturing
Prof. Qi Gu, Session keynote and co-chair
International Conference On Biomaterials
Bio-Design And Manufacturing (BDMC2023), Singapore
第三届国际生物设计与制造,生物材料学术会议,新加坡
Harnessing Microscopic Cell Movements in Macroscopic Organ Fabrication
Prof. Qi Gu, Session keynote talk and session chair
The 6th National Conference on Developmental Biology, Hohhot
第六届全国发育生物学大会,呼和浩特
Unveiling developmental biology in engineered organs
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Microphysiological system -Organoids & Organ-on-a-chip Frontier Development
Beihang University, Beijing
医工交叉前沿领域—颠覆性技术创新学术研讨会:微生理系统-类器官与器官芯片前沿进展
北京航空航天大学,北京
Closing the gap in physiological structure between engineered and natural organs
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Beijing
北京市眼科研究所,北京
Bridging the gap: unveiling the physiological structure of engineered organs
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker

Publication
Glad to share our recent work on an in vitro blastocyst implantation model using droplet microfluidics to explain the stiffness influences of trophoblast implantation. Many thanks to our collaborators and students, Jia Guo and Bo Gou.

Publication
Glad to share our recent work on a novel HA-based microcarrier as the core material to be used for the scalable suspension serum-free culture of hESC-derived MSCs. Many thanks to our collaborators, Prof. Qi Zhou and Prof. Meijin Guo.

Publication
Glad to share our recent review on collagen-based biomaterials in neural tissue engineering, covering different manufacturing strategies, therapeutic potentials, challenges, and future prospects. Many thanks to our collaborator Prof. Mingzhu Zhang and students, including Shenglong Ding, Kai Li, and Xiyuan Zhao.

Institute of Crystal Materials, Shandong University, Shandong
山东大学晶体材料研究所,山东
How to 3D print functional organs
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing
北京大学医学部,北京
3D printing and organ manufacturing.
3D打印与器官制造
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
2023 China Biomedical Engineering Conference & Medical Innovation Summit
Suzhou International Expo Centre, China
2023 中国生物医学工程大会暨创新医疗峰会(BME2023),苏州
The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong
中山大学附属第一医院,广东
How close are engineered organs to natural ones: Exploring the manufacturing gap
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Commencement
Shuyu Zhang has successfully achieved her Postdoctoral dissertation. 
Congratulations on your outstanding academic achievement and best wishes for your next adventure!
Fudan Organoid Summit Forum, Fudan University, Shanghai
复旦类器官高峰论坛
What is the distance between engineered organs and natural ones
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Commencement
Shenglong Ding has successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation. 
Congratulations on your graduation and best wishes for your next adventure, Dr. Ding!
University of Wollongong, Australia
伍伦贡大学,澳大利亚
How far apart are the engineered organs from natural ones
我们离构建真正的器官还有多远
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
The University of Sydney, Australia
悉尼大学,澳大利亚
Tissue fabrication within cell movement: Exploring the proximity of engineered organs to natural ones
细胞运动中的组织构建:探索工程手段构建器官与天然器官之间的相似性
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
3rd Advanced Materials and 3D Printing in Medicine Workshop, University of Otago Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
第三届先进材料与3D打印医学研讨会,奥塔哥大学基督城分校,新西兰
Prof. Qi Gu
The 28th annual conference of the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (ASBTE 2023), Christchurch, New Zealand
第28届澳大利亚生物材料与组织工程学会年会(ASBTE 2023),新西兰克赖斯特彻奇
Large-scale tissue fabrication and micro-scale 3D cell migration
从宏观尺度组织构建到微观尺度细胞迁移
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
The 2nd Biomedical Polymer Materials Conference, Xiamen, Fujian.
第二届生物医用高分子材料大会,厦门
Biomaterial design strategies in organ fabrication
器官制造中的生物材料设计策略
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Annual Conference for Society of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Biomanufacturing Division and International Symposium on Bio-Manufacturing, Beijing
2023全国生物制造工程学术年会暨生物制造国际研讨会,北京
Macroscopic Biofabrication and Microscopic Cell Movement
器官制造与细胞运动
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Session Speaker and Session chair

Publication
Glad to share our recent work on a novel strategy for regulating chondrocyte dedifferentiation for a better understanding of geometrical insight clues into mechanotransduction interaction in regulating cell fate. Many thanks to our collaborator Prof. Mingzhu Zhang and students including Xiyuan Zhao and Wei Xiong.

2022

Awards
Congratulations on Prof. Gu selection for the Distinguished Young Investigator awarded by the Chinese Society of Stem Cell Research (CSSCR) to recognize his excellent work in stem cell based biofabrication and bioinspired engineering.

The 6th National Conference on Matrix Biology
第六次全国基质生物学学术会议邀请报告
Organ Manufacturing and Cell Movement
器官制造与细胞运动
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
The 2nd Huairou Forum, Roundtable Discussant, Beijing
第二届怀柔论坛,圆桌讨论嘉宾
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Nankai University, Tianjin
南开大学邀请线上报告
Organ Manufacturing and Development
器官制造与发育
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Online Speaker
Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems, Chinese Academy of Sciences
中科院纳米能源所邀请报告
Organ Manufacturing and Application
器官制造与应用
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
“See Little Know Big” Party Building and Research Integration Event
Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
中科院动物所“知微见著”党建科研深度融合专题活动
Me and Biofabrication
我与生物制造
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Department of Drug Clinical Trial, Peking University Third Hospital
北京大学第三医院药物临床试验科室邀请报告
Organ Manufacturing and Function Simulating
器官制造与功能模拟
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker

Foundation Fellowship
Congratulations on Prof. Gu selection for the Excellent Young Scientists Fund awarded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC).

The launching ceremony of “Science Night”
National Science and Technology Week Demonstration Event
全国科技周示范活动“科学之夜”启动仪式
Inheriting the spirit of senior scientists and bravely climbing the peak of science and technology
“传承老科学家精神,勇攀科技高峰”
Prof. Qi Gu, Representative of Young Scientists
Publication
Glad to share our recent work on extraembryonic cell migration control via bioinspired constructs and this is the first time to extend embryo culture to E8.5. Many thanks to our collaborators Prof. Shutao Wang and Prof. Hongmei Wang as well as postdocs and students including Zili Gao, Kai Li, and Shen Ji.
Center for Quantitative Biology, Peking University
北京大学定量生物学中心邀请报告
Organ Manufacturing and Function Simulating
器官制造与功能模拟
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
China Biomedical Engineering Conference & Medical Innovation Summit
中国生物医学工程大会暨创新医疗峰会(BME2021-2022)
Macroscopic Bio-Manufacturing and Microscopic Cell Movement
宏观制造与微观运动
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker

2021

Highlight
中国科学院动物研究所近期取得生物3D/4D打印系列突破
Our Recent Breakthroughs in Biological 3D/4D printing were highlighted on the official website of the Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Publication
Quite thrilled to share our latest research on the bioprinted skeletal muscle-like constructs with the potential to shed light on skeletal muscle tissue engineering. This progressive work is collaboratively accomplished by marvelous colleagues-Prof. Shiqiang Huang as well as students and postdocs including Tingting Fan, Shuo Wang, Shen Ji, Zongmin Jiang, who forge the way in the development of biofabrication platform in vitro. Essentially, our work demonstrates the dynamic changes of skeletal muscle tissue during in vitro 3D construction.
Big thanks to our funding support from the Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Publication
We are excited to share our recent study on 3D printing multivascular tissues preprinted. Thanks to collaborators Prof Zheng (SIA) and Prof Wang (ICCAS).

Foundation Fellowship
Postdoctoral fellow Shuo Wang is awarded the fellowship of China Postdoctoral Science Foundation.

Commencement
Congratulations to our graduate students Biao Song and Tingting Fan!
Wish them all the best in the future!

Commencement
Xia Li has successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation. 
Congratulations on your graduation and best wishes for your next adventure, Dr. Xia Li!
Pathogenesis and early intervention of senile osteoarthropathy
The 701st symposium of the Xiangshan Scientific Conference, Beijing
老年骨关节病发病机理与早期干预,香山科学会议第701次学术讨论会,北京
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Guests
Symposium of China Science and Technology Exchange Center
Institute of Zoology
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
Lectures on Frontiers of Regenerative Medicine Science
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Medical School
Biofabrication and Cell Fate
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Speaker
The 5th Forum on Membrane Biology and Human Major Diseases, 2021
Participants: Feng Liu, Qiang Wang, Moshi Song
Speakers: Zhixin Kang, Wenhui Huang
The 3rd Chinese Symposium on Tissue and Organ Regeneration
Zhoushan, Zhejiang
Biomimetic manufacturing and 3D cell movement.
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Session Speaker
New Member
Welcome joint Postdoctoral fellow Shuyu Zhang to join our team!
Shuyu Zhang will focus on pharmacokinetic (PK)-pharmacodynamic (PD) modeling based on multiorgan-on-a-chip (MOC) device.

2020

New Member
Welcome Postdoctoral fellow Shen Ji to join our team!
Shen Ji will focus on the bioprinting of large-scale vascularized tissue/organs.
The 10th Annual Conference of the Chinese Society for Stem Cell Research (CSSCR)
Guiyang, China
Bioinspired Engineering
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Session Speaker
CSSCR
New Member
Welcome Postdoctoral fellow Shuo Wang to join our team!
Shuo Wang will focus on engineering large-sized skeletal muscle tissue by using novel approaches.
New Member
Foundation Fellowship
Postdoctoral fellow Xinhuan Wang is awarded the fellowship of China Postdoctoral Science Foundation.

2019

The 17th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Singapore
Engineering Uterine Environment and Mouse Embryo Culture
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Session Speaker
ICBME
Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society
AP Chapter and the 7th Asian Biomaterials Congress, Brisbane, Australia
Bioink Development for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering
Prof. Qi Gu, Invited Session Speaker and Session chair