Seminar series


CEMB will host a mechanobiology symposium on Penn’s campus on September 13 and 14, 2018.   Presenters to date include:

  • Margaret Gardel, University of Chicago
  • Yu-Li Wang, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Ovi Chaudhuri, Stanford University
  • Alex Mogilner, New York University
  • Gabrielle Monshausen, Penn State University
  • Iris Meier, Ohio State University
  • John Lowengrub, University of California, Irvine

There will be opportunities for poster presentations.

Registration will open soon at this location.



Monday, April 16, 2018
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (eastern); 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (central)

Speaker: Dr. Joseph Barber, University of Pennsylvania, Senior Associate Director, Career Services


This workshop provides an overview of the first steps of the academic job application process. Learn how to get prepared, how to maximize your likelihood of success, and what resources will support you as you continue along your academic career path. Topics covered include:

  • Determining your readiness for the market
  • Understanding the job market cycle and how search committees work
  • Creating effective written materials for the job search
  • Identifying job opportunities and understanding the logistics of applying
  • The next steps beyond your applications

To join remotely: 

To dial in using your phone: United States: +1 (571) 317-3112; Access Code: 710-632-437