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ACEA’s xCELLigence Research Grant is aimed at helping early career scientists achieve their research goals by providing them free access to RTCA technology. This grant provides the winning scientist an xCELLigence RTCA DP instrument, consumables, and consultation for up to 6 months. ACEA is currently accepting xCELLigence Research Grant applications according to the schedule listed in the table below.

All entries must be received before the stated deadline in order to be considered.

Funding PeriodSubmissions Must Be Received ByWinner Announcement
January-June 2018  December 1, 2017 January 1, 2018
July-December 2018  May 1, 2018 June 1, 2018

 

HOW TO APPLY:

  1. Fill in the form to get access to the Application: ACEA’s xCELLigence RESEARCH GRANT 2017 Form

  2. Complete the application form

  3. Email the application form to grant@aceabio.com 

Previous Grant Recipient

2017 Grant Recipient

karen 150x150DR. KAREN WRIGHT, LECTURER IN BIOMEDICINE AT LANCASTER UNIVERSITY (UK)

Dr. Karen Wright received the xCELLigence Research Grant to study the role of the CB1 cannabinoid receptor in regulating intercellular tight junctions and permeability in intestinal epithelial cells during inflammation. Though the impact of oxygen concentration on metabolic activity and gene expression profiles has been well established, few cell-based assays attempt to model physiological O2. Working within an enclosed workstation that maintains physiological oxygen concentration, Wright will use the xCELLigence system to monitor both early CB1 receptor signaling events and their long term functional outcome.