Douglas DeSimone, Ph.D. “Understanding the Adhesive and Mechanical Forces That Assemble and Shape Tissues”

August 15, 2017 by School of Medicine Webmaster   |   Leave a Comment

Date: Friday September 8, 2017
Time: 11:45 AM until 1:00 PM
Location: Quayle Learning Center, Battle Building

Douglas DeSimone, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Cell Biology

“Understanding the Adhesive and Mechanical Forces That Assemble and Shape Tissues”

September 8, 2017
12:00-1:00 pm*
Quayle Learning Center, Battle Building
*Free lunch served on a first-come basis starting at 11:45 a.m.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Consider ways in which mechanical forces act along multiple length-scales to regulate development and morphogenesis.
  2. Explore the roles of integrin-ECM and cadherin-based cell adhesions in collective cell movements.
  3. Define remaining impediments to progress and the technology development needed to better understand tissue assembly.

Disclosures:

Speaker: Dr. Doug DeSimone does not have any personal or professional financial relationships with a commercial entity producing healthcare goods and/or services.

Planning Committee: Maria-Luisa Sequeira Lopez, MD does not have any personal or professional financial relationships with commercial entities producing healthcare goods and/or services. W. Gerald Teague, MD is on the Advisory Committee/ Board of TEVA and Glaxo-Smith Kline. He is also an industry-funded investigator for TEVA (asthma clinical trials) and a consultant for Genentech.

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