Seed Grant recipient Shu Yang, Ph.D., has developed a novel approach to developing home-made facemask to protect the spread of the COVID-19 virus. READ MORE
(News item prepared by Patience Graybill, Wash U) Researchers have thought that cancer begins when a single cell goes rogue in the body then begins to grow and multiply. Now, they are investigating evidence of more damage when a group of cells breaks off from a colony and more follow, leading to large-scale metastasis. Amit […]
Ben Prosser, Assistant Professor of Physiology and CEMB faculty researcher and his colleague, Ken Margulies recently reported in Nature Medicine, promising work into restoring elasticity to previously ‘damaged’ and stiff cardiac muscle cells. The work focuses on the microtubules within a single cardiac cell. Diseased cells fill up with greater numbers of these filaments increasing ...
The Center for Engineering MechanoBiology (CEMB) is seeking proposals for pilot research in topics related to mechanobiology. The CEMB is a multi-institutional Science and Technology Center funded by the National Science Foundation to advance the study of mechanical forces in molecules, cells, and tissues in plants and animals. We welcome applications for seed grants from […]
CEMB Members will gather Monday, July 17 – Tuesday, July 18 for the first Annual CEMB Retreat. Events will start on Monday at 11:00 a.m. in the Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology. CEMB faculty, postdocs and students will participate in research intensive working groups and lectures. Join us for educational sessions related to technology […]