1 Traumatic Mechanobiology: Non-Canonical Wnt5a Pathway-Driven Osteogenesis
Harsh Amin, Imperial College London
2 A systematic theoretical and computational framework in mechanobiology with applications to cell adhesion, membrane mechano-chemistry, cortex mechanics and cell locomotion
Marino Arroyo, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech
3 Stiffness and immunity: mechanical tuning of CD4+ T cell activation
Atef Asnacios, MSC Laboratory_Paris-Diderot University
4 A vessel-on-a-chip model to elucidate the mechanisms involved in microbubble-mediated drug delivery
Ines Beekers, Erasmus MC
5 The Impact of Coronary and Flow Diverter Stent Structure on Endothelial Cell Migration
Luke Boldock, University of Sheffield
6 Live Response of Striated Rootlets in Xenopus Laevis Multiciliated Cells to Exogenous Flow
Francesco Boselli, DAMTP, Cambridge University
7 Modeling Apical Columnar Epithelium Movement from Contractile Fibres
Andrew Boyd, University of Melbourne
8 The transitory ECM functions as a cell-instructive template during tissue regeneration
Erik Brauer, Julius Wolff Institute
9 Deciphering the relationship between cell morphology, cytoskeletal organization and mechanical forces of muscle cells
Céline Bruyère, Mons
10 Substrate anisotropy controls cellular alignment by distinct organization of the intracellular structural components
Gitta Buskermolen, Eindhoven University of Technology
11 Cryo electron tomography of the actomyosin cortex in isolated blebs
Davide Ariberto Domenico Cassani, MRC – LMCB
12 Mechanical force and stem cell asymmetric division
Agathe Chaigne, MRC/LMCB, UCL
13 Mechanical Analysis of Shape Driven Differentiation
Laura Charlton, University of Glasgow
14 Wound Healing in Endothelial Cells Cultured on Different Substrates
Olga Chashchina, LadHyX Ecole polytechnique
15 Dissection of mechanical force in living cells by super-resolved traction force microscopy
Huw Colin-York, University of Oxford
16 Breast cancer cells adapt contractile forces to overcome steric hindrance
Mar Cóndor, University of Zaragoza
17 The hERG1/beta1 interaction compromises the mechano-reciprocity of pancreatic cancer
Stefano Coppola, Leiden University
18 Investigating the stress distribution in tissue spheroids with a deformable cell model
Maxim Cuvelier, KU Leuven
19 Coordinated oscillations in confined epithelia
Joseph D’alessandro, Institut Jacques Monod, Université Paris Diderot
20 Measuring the T-lymphocytes mechanical behavior: a comparison of techniques and models.
Rafael Daza, Technical University of Madrid
21 tight junction establishment and the biochemical and mechanical cues influencing its formation
Richard DE METS, MechanoBiology Institute
22 Measuring stresses in-vivo
Helene Delanoe-Ayari, ILM
23 Cellular aggregates flowing through microfluidic channels behave as really soft but very resistive materials which obey elasto-capillarity laws at short time scales.
Helene Delanoë-Ayari, ILM
24 A numerical model of nuclear plasticity during cell perfusion
Solenne Deveraux, CentraleSupelec
25 Uniaxial swelling of synthetic hydrogel strips guides migration of embedded cells
Miriam Dietrich, LMU Munich
26 Optogenetic activation of mechanical forces to control neuronal polarisation
Andrea Dimitracopoulos, University of Cambridge
27 Discrete modeling of collective migration under ECM stiffness gradients
Jorge Escribano, University of Zaragoza
28 Cortical mechanosensitivity in animal cells
Florian Fage, MSC laboratory
29 Dynamics of Single Cells on Double-Well Micropatterns
Alexandra Fink, University of Munich
30 Flattening under compression, cracking under tension: how Myosin II activity can shape epithelial monolayers
Jonathan Fouchard, UCL
31 The basement membrane of human breast cell acini acts as an invasion barrier
Aljona Gaiko-Shcherbak, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Institute of Complex Systems, ICS-7
32 Biomechanical coupling of the mammalian neural tube facilitates neural fold apposition
Gabriel Galea, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health
33 Design of elastic microcaptors to map the mechanical stresses in living tissues
Francois GALLET, Université Paris Diderot
34 External mechanical stress locally promotes the recruitment of cell junctional proteins in an actin-dependent and substrate-independent manner.
Xumei Gao, Mechanobiology Institute Singapore
35 Combining chemical gradients and material step gradients for 3D cell migration analysis
Jose Manuel Garcia-Aznar, Universidad de Zaragoza
36 EpCAM ensures correct epithelial cell adhesion
Cécile Gaston, Institut Jacques Monod
37 Actomyosin and vimentin cytoskeletal networks regulate nuclear shape, mechanics and chromatin organization
Nuria Gavara, Queen Mary University of London
38 In vitro adipogenesis in response to tensile deformations and exposure to hyper and physiological glucose levels
Amit Gefen, Queen Mary University of London
39 Composite Networks of Actin and Intermediate Filaments
Tom Golde, Uni Leipzig
40 Probing the effect of tip pressure on fungal growth: application to Aspergillus nidulans
Blanca Gonzalez-Bermudez, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
41 Modeling the Mechanics of Epithelial Cell Monolayers using a Hybrid Approach
Ismael González-Valverde, University of Zaragoza
42 Time Resolved Measurements of Highly Dynamic Force Evolution in Small Cells
Jana Hanke, University of Göttingen
43 Shape of epithelial cells on curved substrates
Nicolas Harmand, Université Paris Diderot
44 Nuclear mechanics & deformation
Rhoda Hawkins, University of Sheffield
45 Computational modeling of cell migration through a viscoelastic extracellular matrix
Tommy Heck, KU Leuven
46 Novel methods using magnetic colloids to probe cell mechanics
Julien Heuvingh, PMMH, ESPCI Paris
47 Novel methods using magnetic colloids to probe cell mechanics
Julien Heuvingh, PMMH, ESPCI Paris
48 Deciphering the mechanical contributions of the nucleus, cytoplasm and focal adhesions to cellular tensile stiffness
Aron Horvath, ETH, Zürich
49 The Mechanics of Fibrous Matrices with Variable Cross-linking
Daniel Humphries, Wolfson Centre for Mathematical Biology, University of Oxford
50 Force sensing and transmission in human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived pericytes
Olga Iendaltseva, Leiden University
51 Structural and mechanical responses of alveolar epithelial cells exposed to perfluorocarbons in the context of total liquid ventilation
52 Polarity dynamics of epithelial trains during initiation and maintenance of directed collective cell migration
Shreyansh Jain, MechanoBiology Institute, National University of Singapore
53 Non-symmetric microtubule stabilization and transport control microtubule orientation in neuronal axons
Maximilian Jakobs, University of Cambridge
54 Mechanosensing and axon guidance via point contact proteins
Karin Jansen, University of Manchester
55 Multiscale Nonlinear Mechanics of Lung Extracellular Matrix
Ignasi Jorba, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
56 Nanomechanics of the Drosophila embryonic central nervous system
Ignasi Jorba, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)