Dennis Discher, University of Pennsylvania, Subgroup Chair

Mechanobiology Subgroup 2015 Symposium
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Baltimore, Maryland

10:00 AM          

Junior Investigator talks selected from submitted abstracts

11:30 AM

"Lightning talks" on Mechanobiology 

12:00 PM 

Lunch Break

 1:05 PM

Ewa Paluch, University College London, United Kingdom
Actin Cortex Mechanics and Cell Shape Control in Migration and Division

 1:40 PM

Ulrich Schwarz, Heidelberg University, Germany
Stiffness Sensing Through Myosin II Minifilaments

 2:15 PM

Kenneth Yamada, NIH
Cell Migration

 2:50 PM


 3:10 PM

Benoit Ladoux, Paris Diderot University, France
Adaptative Response of Cell Cytoskeleton Rheology and Ordering Governs Matrix Rigidity Sensing

 3:45 PM

Douglas Robinson, Johns Hopkins University
Molecular Mechanisms of Contractility-Based Cellular Mechanosensing

 4:20 PM

Roop Mallik, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
Dynein Teams Assemble on Lipid Rafts to Generate Large Forces on Phagosomes

 4:55 PM

Yong Hwee Foo, National University Singapore
Investigation of the EnvZ/OmpR Bacterial Signaling System Using Single Particle Tracking and Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy

 5:15 PM

Subgroup Business Meeting