MBI 2018 - Invited Speakers

 

Josephine C. Adams

Title: Direct roles of thrombospondin-1 in fibrillar collagen organisation and homeostasis.

 

Mark Ahearne

Title: The influence of material stiffness on corneal cell behaviour

 

Georgre Bou-Gharios

Title: Targeted inhibition of aggrecanases prevents articular cartilage degradation and augments bone mass in the STR/Ort spontaneous model of osteoarthritis.

 

Thomas Iskratsch

Title: Investigating cardiomyocyte rigidity sensing with nanopillars and nano-pattern.

 

Cian O'Leary

Title: Engineering extracellular matrix analogues to model the epithelial Interface in 3D: prospects for developing novel in vitro models for drug discovery and delivery strategies.

 

Peter Owens

Title: Visualising the matrix , current methods and future trends.

 

Florence Ruggiero

Title: Unconventional collagens in developing neuromuscular system: lessons from zebrafish.

 

Damien Thompson

Title: Predictive modelling of biomolecule properties: seeding protein layers, delivering genes, and engineering piezoelectric films.