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After the cancellation of the intended inaugural conference of the Society for Advanced Cell Culture Modelling for Africa (SACCMA) due to Covid19, and the subsequent worldwide lock-down, we are pleased to invite you to the 2022 SACCMA conference which will take place from 9 to 11 October 2022. As previously planned, the conference will take place over three days and delegates are invited to present their research under the main topics of specialized and advanced cell-based models, bio-engineering, bio-printing and stem cell cultures. 


Keynote talks will be presented by world leaders in the field of advanced cell modelling.

Additional workshop

12 October 2022 - Advanced cell culture model imaging to be presented by a specialist from ZEISS
Specific topics included in the program

  • Novel advanced cell culture models

  • Biological application of advanced cell models

  • Pharmaceutical application of advanced cell models

  • Toxicology application of advanced cell models

  • Emerging technologies in advanced cell modelling, including new scaffold and bioprinting technology

  • New iPSC technology and applications

  • Advanced stem cell models


Submission guidelines
Deadline: 31 July 2022
Submissions will be reviewed by a scientific panel and feedback will be given by 15 August 2022. 

Abstract book:

Abstracts invited for oral and poster presentations at the conference will be included in the abstract book for the conference and may be presented on the conference website.  


Please use the attached template as well as the following guidelines:

  • Topics: The topic of your abstract should align with at least one of the main themes of the conference as stated above

  • Format:  Use the attached template for your abstract

  • Your abstract should include a title, authors and affiliations

  • Font type, size, colour: Arial | 10 | Black

  • Spacing: Single space

  • Word count: 300

  • Abstract should be submitted in Word format

  • Short biography: 100-word limit

  • You may include a head & shoulders photograph of yourself as indicated on the template

  • Please make sure that your abstract fits onto a single page


Should your abstract be accepted the Oral and Poster Presentation guidelines will be supplied.

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