Center for Engineering MechanoBiology

Mechanobiology Community

Developing a network of scholars, students, and industrial and community partners

Mechanobiology Innovation

Creating new materials, biomedical therapies, and improved agricultural technologies

Mechanobiology Education

Training the science and engineering workforce of the future

Mechanobiology Research

Exploring how molecules, cells and tissues utilize mechanics within plant and animal biology

The Center for Engineering MechanoBiology (CEMB) is a multi-institutional Science and Technology Center funded by the NSF to advance the study of mechanical forces in molecules, cells, and tissues in plants and animals.

A Partnership to Advance Useful Knowledge

By James McGonigle on December 5, 2018

The CEMB is dedicated to connecting its research to a wide audience across the biomedical community, especially to those in the biomedical industries.  This is part of the ‘knowledge transfer manda...

Jason Burdick

Jason Burdick’s, PROHIBIX, launches at Penn incubator space

By James McGonigle on November 14, 2018

On November 1, The University of Pennsylvania launched a new partnership with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, the health care giant’s collaborative arm. Known as JPOD @ Philadelphia and based in ...

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