Mechanobiology

Linda Kenney, University of Illinois, Chicago, Subgroup Chair

Mechanobiology Subgroup 2014 Symposium
Saturday, February 15, 2014
San Francisco, California

1:00-1:05 PM, Introduction

1:05-1:40 PM, Mohan Balasubramanian, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
In Vitro Contraction of Cytokinetic Ring Depends on Myosin II But Not on Actin Dynamics

1:40-2:15 PM, Jay T. Groves, University of California, Berkeley
Signaling Reactions on the Membrane: The Roles of Force, Space, and Time

2:15-2:35 PM, Irena Ivanovska, University of Pennsylvania
Lamin-A is Mechanosensitive to Matrix Stiffness and Couples to the Retinoic Acid Pathway in Differentiation

2:35-3:00 PM, Coffee Break

3:00-3:35 PM, Linda J. Kenney, Mechanobiology Institute, Jesse Brown VAMC, University of Illinois-Chicago
Environmental Sensing by the EnvZ Mechanosensor

3:35-3:55 PM, Gregory Sutton, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Power, Direction, and Synchrony - Mechanical Problems and Solutions from Jumping Leafhopper Insects

3:55-4:30 PM, Madhusudhan Venkadesan, National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India
Nonlinear Elasticity of Muscle and Its Role in Motor Control

4:30-5:05 PM, Mary Beckerle, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah
Interplay Between Cytoskeletal Homeostasis and Tumor Biology

5:05 PM Business Meeting

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