This is a summary of the  Euroscicon event which took place in London on the 9th of March 2012 in London.

The meeting was chaired by Dr John Davis, Chairman of the UK Branch of the European Society for Animal Cell Technology.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION.

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF HUMAN STEM CELLS.

Polymeric matrix construction.

Potential clinical use of human embryonic stem cells.

MODULATION OF CELLS DURING IN VITRO CULTURE: INDUCTION OF AUTOPHAGY AND PHOTOPHERESIS-INDUCED TRANSFECTION.

Methods to measure autophagy in vitro.

Recent advances in photoporation technology for cell injection and transfection.

THE IMPORTANCE OF STANDARDIZED CULTURE CONDITIONS FOR IN VITRO EXPANSION AND DIFFERENTIATION OF STEM CELLS.

Single use bioreactor for clinical-grade production of stem cells.

Automated Approaches to the Optimisation of Stem Cell Expansion and Differentiation.

The importance of culture medium standardization: A case study of DMEM / F12 production.

Remodelling of mRNA translation in the cold during mammalian cell bioprocessing.

CONCLUDING COMMENTS.