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Program:
09:00 AM - 09:10 AM:  Introductory talk, welcome.
 
09:10 AM - 09:50 AM:  Prof Cheng Zhu: Mechanical Regulation of T cell Biology
09:50 AM - 10:20 AM:  Dr Charles Cox: Piezo channels: tension, tethers and transduction
10:20 AM - 10:40 AM:  Dr Lucas Dent: Function of Pix/Git mechanosensors in epithelial morphogenesis
 
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM:  Coffee.
 
11:10 AM - 11:50 AM:  Dr Nicolas Plachta: Imaging how cells decide their fate, shape and position in the living              mouse embryo.
11:50 AM - 12:20 PM:  Prof. Oliver Friedrich: The IsoStretcher: a new engineered biomechatronics system for                isotropic mechanotransduction research
12:20 PM - 12:40 PM:  Peter Newman: 3D printing heterogeneous cellular environments
 
12:40 PM - 02:00 PM:  Lunch break
 
02:00 PM - 02:40 PM:  A/Prof Geraldine O’Neill: Feel the force: mechanobiology in glioblastoma brain tumours.
02:40 PM - 03:10 PM:  Dr Annemiek Beverdam: Epidermal YAP activity drives ROCK signaling and dermal fibrosis          to promote β-catenin transcriptional activity and keratinocyte proliferation in the mouse skin          in vivo
03:10 PM - 03:30 PM:  Dr Samuel Manning: Imaging the subcellular dynamics of the Hippo pathway                              transcriptional coactivator Yorkie in growing organs
 
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM:  Coffee.
 
04:00 PM - 04:45 PM:  Prof David Sampson: Imaging mechanical properties and exploiting mechanical contrast              with optical coherence tomography.
 
05:00 PM -               :  Poster session + discussion.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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