Dennis Discher, University of Pennsylvania, Subgroup Chair

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

Morning Talks (10 AM - 12 PM)
Junior Investigators and "Open Mic" to highlight Annual Meeting posters on Mechanobiology

Afternoon Talks
Roop Mallik, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
Dynein Teams Assemble on Lipid Rafts to Generate Large Forces on Phagosomes
Ewa Paluch, University College London, United Kingdom
Actin Cortex Mechanics and Cell Shape Control in Migration and Division 

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

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

Kenneth Yamada, NIH
Cell Migration

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

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