Graduate and Postdoc (GaP) Seminar Series

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Manu Platt, PhD

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Vincent Fiore presenting

Full Summary: The Graduate and Post-Doc (GaP) Seminar Series is a weekly event of research presentations by two graduate students or post-docs conducting bio-related research.  The series is organized and sponsored by the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB) with additional support from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering. It is held every Wednesday at 12:00pm in IBB 1128 and refreshments are provided. If your research group or department would like to present at future seminars, please contact Manu Platt, PhD

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Presenting:

Vincent Fiore - Advisor, Tom Barker, PhD

"Understanding the Role of Extracellular Matrix (ECM) Mechanics in Guiding the Phenotype of Tissue-Resident Fibroblasts"

The ECM exists as a dynamic biochemical and mechanical environment, exerting tremendous influence on the phenotype of resident cells. Importantly, these properties can be drastically altered during pathogenesis, for example during fibrotic remodeling in the context of wound healing. The overall goal of this work is to understand how fibroblasts perceive mechanical cues from the ECM and how this may in turn modulate the underlying disease.



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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

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Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
GaP Seminar, hyun jung lee, IBB, vincent fiore
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  • Created By: Colly Mitchell
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Oct 18, 2012 - 5:25am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:00pm