3D bioprinting and regenerative medicine laboratory

University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia
What the facility does

Uses a variety of techniques to engineer human tissues, including 3D bioprinting.

Areas of expertise

The lab combines pluripotent stem cells, controlled drug delivery, 3D printing, and biomaterial scaffolds for engineering neural tissue.

Research services

Live cell imaging, flow cytometry, quantitative polymerase chain reaction, microplate reader, next generation DNA sequencing, 3D bioprinting

Sectors of application
  • Healthcare and social services
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment
  • Manufacturing and processing


Specialized lab




CELLCYTE Live Cell Imager

An automated microscopy for quantifying cell behavior.


Tecan Infinite™ 200Pro Microplate Reader

Uses advanced optics and high-performance detectors for the fluorescence, luminescence and absorbance readings. 


Illumina MiSeq system

High throughput benchtop DNA sequencer.

Wet lab

PCR machines



Flow cytometer



Tissue culture incubators (2)



Biosafety Level II hoods (2)



Western blot imager



RX1 bioprinter

A sophisticated bioprinter for generating tissues from living cells


Bio X and Lumen X bioprinter


  • MedGenesis Therapeutix
  • STEMCELL Technologies
  • StressMarq Biosciences Inc.
  • iPROGEN Biotech
  • Aspect Biosystems
  • Immunoprecise Antibodies 
  • Axolotl Biosciences



Stephanie Willerth, Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering


The Stem Cell Podcast: 3D bioprinting and tissue engineering featuring Dr. Stephanie Willerth.


BEaTS Research Radio’s Podcast: Curiosity Capsules with Dr. Stephanie Willerth.