Events

  • CeMi Seminar Series

    Seminars take place on Tuesdays, 10am on Zoom

    02-Feb
    Speaker: Dr Matt Walker, Research Associate, CeMi
    Talk title: Viscoelastic hydrogels drive chondrogenesis of mesenchymal stem cells


    09-Feb
    Speaker: Prof Delphine Gourdon, School of Engineering
    Talk title: 3D fibronectin-collagen matrices with tuneable microarchitecture, protein conformation and mechanics for mechanobiology research
    URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/engineering/staff/delphinegourdon/


    16-Feb
    Speaker 1: Chanelle McGuinness, PhD Student, CeMi
    Talk title: Bioengineering of Pharma Ready Bone Marrow Models for Cancer Drug Screening

    Speaker 2: Lou Schofield, PhD Student, CeMi
    Talk title: TBA


    23-Feb
    Speaker:
    Prof Robert Insall, Institute of Cancer Sciences
    Talk title:
    Cells, cancer and mazes: Combining cell biology and computational models to find how cells make their own paths
    URL: University of Glasgow – Research Institutes – Institute of Cancer Sciences – Our staff – Robert Insall


    02-Mar
    Speaker 1: Seb Doherty-Boyd, PhD Student, CeMi
    Talk title: Synthetic niches for HSC maintenance and genetic manipulation

    Speaker 2: Eva Barcelona-Estaje, PhD Student, CeMi
    Talk title: Engineering ligand mobility to control stem cell differentiation


    16-Mar
    Speaker:
    Dr Catherine Berry, Institute of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
    Talk title:
    3D Microenvironments and Nanoparticles in Cell Engineering
    URL:
    University of Glasgow – Research Institutes – Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology – All staff – Dr Catherine C Berry


    23-Mar
    Speaker: Dr Hannah Donnelly, Research Associate, CeMi
    Talk title: Engineering the bone marrow niche to support CRISPR-edited LT-HSCs


    30-Mar
    Speaker:
    Dr Ada Cavalcanti-Adam, Max Planck Institute
    Talk title:
    Cellular and molecular force regulation by receptor-mediated interactions
    URL: https://www.mr.mpg.de/person/52218


    20-Apr
    Speaker 1: Sara Bartlome, PhD Student, CeMi
    Talk title: Investigating the potential for Mesenchymal Stem Cell-derived extracellular vesicles to induce breast cancer cell dormancy within the bone marrow niche

    Speaker 2: Monica Tsimbouri, Research Fellow, CeMi
    Talk title: Nanokicking cells for cell therapies


    27-Apr
    Speaker: Dr Bernhard Schmidt, School of Chemistry
    Talk title:Polymeric aqueous multi-phase systems and hydrogels
    URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/chemistry/staff/bernhardschmidt/


    4-May
    Speaker 1 : Giuseppe Ciccone, PhD Student, CeMi
    Talk title: Photoelastic gel microscopy and nanoindentation: forces in mechanobiology

    Speaker 2: Dr Vineetha Jayawarna, Research Associate, CeMi
    Talk title: Bioactive 3D printed scaffolds for bone regeneration


    11-May (change of time – 12noon)
    Speaker:
    Professor Michael Smith, Boston University
    Talk title: Homeostasis of mechanical stress: a new perspective on cell traction forces and why it might matter
    URL: Michael L. Smith, Ph.D. | College of Engineering (bu.edu)


    18-May
    Speaker: Morta Antanaviciute, PhD Student, CeMi
    Talk title: Making bone-soft tissue interface models for investigation of the effects of nanovibrational stimulation


    25-May
    Speaker:
    Dr. Roisin Dwyer, NUI Galway
    Talk title:
    Mesenchymal Stromal Cell-derived Extracellular Vesicles: potential as cancer therapeutics
    URL:
    Dr. Roisin Dwyer | Remedi Regenerative Medicine Institute (nuigalway.ie)


    8-Jun

    Speaker: Prof Pere Roca-Cusachs Soulere, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia
    Talk title:
    Transducing – and shielding – mechanical signals from integrins to the nucleus
    URL:
    Pere Roca-Cusachs Soulere – Staff member – Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (ibecbarcelona.eu)


    22-Jun

    CeMi Mini-Symposium


    29-Jun
    Speaker 1:  Eonan Pringle, PhD student, CeMi
    Talk title: Dissipative microenvironments to understand cell response to viscosity

    Speaker 2: Sabah Sardar, PhD Student, CeMi


    6th Jul

    Speaker: Dr David Kent, University of York
    Talk title:
    TBA
    URL:
    Kent, Dr David Biology, University of York