Mechanobiology Annual Symposium

OCTOBER 12, 2019: 

2ND NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM on MECHANOBIOLOGY

This symposium is being organized by the Center for Engineering MechanoBiology with support from the National Science Foundation.  This year, the symposium will run as a satellite meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, taking place at Washington University in St. Louis from October 13-15.   For more information, go to SYMPOSIUM.

Meeting Time & Location

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Whitaker Hall Auditorium Rm. 100, Washington University in St. Louis.

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This international symposium will cover emerging issues in forces that control living systems in both plant and animal cells.   Invited speakers include:

Special session:
Tribute Symposium for William C. Hunter (1946-2019)

 
 

Registration is $130 for faculty, industry, and other independent partners, and $110 for enrolled graduate students and postdocs. Hotel accommodations are ONLY available under the SES Conference Blocks at the Chase Park Plaza HotelPlease book ASAP.

 

Call for Posters
Deadline: August 30, 2019

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CEMB invites abstracts from all career levels in topics generally related to the field of mechanobiology. We are interested in all systems.Submit your abstract to participate in the Mechanobiology Poster Session & Reception, Saturday October 12, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

 

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SEPTEMBER 2018:  MECHANOBIOLOGY ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

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The Singh Center for Nanotechnology is located on Penn’s campus at 3205 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19014

This international symposium is being organized by the Center for Engineering MechanoBiology with support from the National Science Foundation. The symposium will cover emerging issues in forces that control living systems in both plant and animal cells.   Invited speakers include:

  • Ovijit Chaudhuri, Stanford
  • Margaret Gardel, University of Chicago
  • Roger Kamm, MIT
  • Pakorn Tony Kanchanawong, MBI/NUS
  • John Lowengrub, UC Irvine
  • Iris Meier, OSU
  • Alex Mogilner, NYU
  • Gabriele Monshausen, Penn State
  • GV Shivashankar, MBI/NUS
  • Doris Wagner, UPenn
  • Yu-li Wang, CMU
  • Valerie Weaver, UCSF

There will be opportunities for poster presentations.  Please indicate your interest in presenting a poster in your registration.

Registration is now CLOSED.  Registration fee is $100 which includes meals and materials during the symposium.  Hotel accommodations are available at the Sheraton University City located at 3549 Chestnut Street (approximately 3 blocks from meeting location).

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Link to housing site (Sheraton)

A reduced rate of $189.00 per night is available only until August 11, 2018.

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