Research Highlights from the MBoC Sixth Special Issue on Forces on and Within Cells

This webinar will be moderated by Valerie Weaver, Dennis Discher and Michael Murrell. It will feature three short talks highlighting new research published in the MBoC Sixth Special Issue on Forces on and Within Cells.

In this webinar, you will learn about cutting edge research in the field of mechanobiology. Specific topics to be covered include: “Cell size regulation in epithelial tissue”; “Super-resolution microscopy elucidates dynamics in medioapical arrays during Drosophila dorsal closure”; and “Integrin subtypes regulate cadherin force transduction cascades in different extracellular matrix environments.”



Valerie Weaver, Professor, University of California, San Francisco

Dennis Discher, Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Michael Murrell, Associate Professor, Yale University



  Theresa Chmiel, Graduate Student, University of Chicago




Regan Moore, Assistant Professor of Biology, Bennett College




Deborah Leckband, Reid T. Milner Professor of Chemical Sciences and Professor of Chemistry, University of Illinois


Starts: October 12, 2022 1:00 pm EDT

Ends: October 12, 2022 2:00 pm EDT