All-Center Events

NSF Site Visit (Day 2) – April 27-28

By James McGonigle on February 20, 2020

Day 2:  Due to the campus closure related to COVID-19 precautions, the site visit will be held online.  Contact jmcgon@seas.upenn.edu for connection credentials.  Annual Site Visit April 27-28 Glandt Forum, Singh Center of Nanotechnology, 3205 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

NSF Site Visit (Day 1) – April 27-28

By James McGonigle on February 20, 2020

Day 1 : Due to the campus closure related to COVID-19 precautions, the site visit will be held online.  Contact jmcgon@seas.upenn.edu for connection credentials.  Annual Site Visit April 27-29 Glandt Forum, Singh Center of Nanotechnology, 3205 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

CEMB – IRT Meeting _ April 17

By James McGonigle on February 20, 2020

Integrated Research Thrust (IRT) Meetings LOCATIONS: DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, ALL MEETINGS ARE HELD ON ONLINE The recurring BlueJeans link will be:  (https://bluejeans.com/598560309) Ajay Gopinathan, PhD Professor and Chair, Department of Physics http://gopinathanlab.ucmerced.edu/ “Motility, signaling and collective behavior in multicellular assemblies”   Kara E. McCloskey...

CEMB – IRT Meeting _ March 6

By James McGonigle on February 20, 2020

Integrated Research Thrust (IRT) Meetings LOCATIONS: Locally, the meeting takes place in the CEMB Conference Room at 112 A LRSM Bldg. The recurring BlueJeans link will be:  (https://bluejeans.com/598560309) IRT 2:  Mechanobiology of the Nucleus Jain group – UPenn Parisha Shah – “Nuclear Mechanobiology in Animal Cells: An Overview”  Strader group – WASHU Ed Wilkinson– ...

CEMB – IRT Meeting _ February 14

By James McGonigle on February 20, 2020

Integrated Research Thrust (IRT) Meetings Theme – Exchange of Fluid and Ions Between Cells and Other Cells and the Interstitium RECORDING LINK  Vivek Shenoy group – UPenn Eoin McEvoy – “Cellular volume control within tumor spheroids” Farid Alisafaei – “Nuclear piston drives protrusion expansion through stretch-activated ion channels” Charles Anderson gr...

CEMB – IRT Meeting _ February 28

By James McGonigle on February 20, 2020

Integrated Research Thrust (IRT) Meetings LOCATIONS: Locally, the meeting takes place in the CEMB Conference Room at 112 A LRSM Bldg. The recurring BlueJeans link will be:  (https://bluejeans.com/598560309) IRT1: Mechanobiology of Cells Wells group – UPenn Abigail Loneker – “Intracellular Mechanical Stresses from Lipid Droplet Inclusions”  Ostap group – UPenn Aaron Snoberger &...

Trainees ONLY_ Faculty Panel Working Group Meeting

By James McGonigle on November 14, 2019

The faculty panel is scheduled for November 22nd at 1:30-3:00 pm EDT to give trainees the opportunity to ask faculty questions about their career, their pre-doctoral and post-doctoral years, balancing work and life, etc. Attend locally:  CEMB Conference Room (112A LRSM Bldg.) The panel can also be accessed remotely via this BlueJeans link: https://bluejeans.com/524608247 Faculty Panel: […]

Special Working Group: “Curvature Across Length Scales and Kingdoms”

By James McGonigle on October 8, 2019

Special Working Group Meeting:  “Curvature Across Length Scales and Kingdoms” Friday, October 25 1:30 – 3:00 PM (eastern) Location:  CEMB Conference Room (112A LRSM Bldg.) Remote access: https://upenn.bluejeans.com/331852296  List of presenters: Angela Schlegel (Haswell lab, WASHU) Xingyu Chen (Shenoy lab, UPENN) Alex Hughes (UPENN) Claudia Loebel (Janmey lab, University of Pennsylvania) Charlo...

Working Group Meeting: MAY 24

By James McGonigle on January 30, 2019

NOTE:  There will be three (3) talks given today from the teams of CEMB trainees who were awarded Pilot Grant Awards in 2018. Determining the Basis for Bundling Specificity in Microtubule Bundling Proteins, Erin Masucci (Penn) and Ryan Calcutt (WashU) Mechanical Effects of Inclusions on Plant and Animal Cell Behavior, Abigail Loneker  (Penn) and Kari […]

Working Group Meeting: MAY 10

By James McGonigle on January 30, 2019

NOTE:  All Working Group meetings are meant to be all-hands meetings, and are intended for discussion among the entire center, not those already expert in the particular area. Everyone should try to attend all WG meetings. Working Group 4 Meeting: Cross-cutting and Emerging technologies Organizers: Chris Chen and Treena Arinzeh Presenters: Rebeca Well, M.D., Department of Medicine, […]