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Mechanobiology & Biofabrication Methods

3 units
July 24 - August 4, 2017
Section 1   M, T, W, TH, F  9:00AM - 5:30PM

Cell mechanobiology topics including cell structure, mechanical models, and chemo-mechanical signaling. Review and apply methods for controlling and analyzing the biomechanics of cells using traction force microscopy, AFM, micropatterning and cell stimulation. Practice and theory for the design and application of methods for quantitative cell mechanobiology. Weekly lecture and hands-on laboratory sessions.


B.S. in Engineering or Science and consent of instructor


  • Limited enrollment
  • This course is cross-listed as ME 342A.


Syllabus 2013