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Substrate Elasticity Influences TRPV4 Mechanotransduction in Chondrocytes, Nicholas Trompeter

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder in the United States, affecting over 54 million adults. During OA progression, the stiffness of cartilage decreases due to degradation of the…

From  Lauren Mosesso on April 15th, 2021 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Methodology for inference of intercellular gene interactions, Saurabh Modi (Poster)

Proper tissue and organ function are dictated, in part, by the correct spatial organization and interaction of multiple cell populations. During embryonic development, this coordinated spatial and…

From  Lauren Mosesso on April 14th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

2C: Photoresponsive miR-34a/Nanoshell Conjugates Enable Light-Triggered Gene Regulation to Impair the Function of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells, Megan Dang

Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is an aggressive disease that requires new interventions. A promising therapy is to introduce tumor suppressive miR-34a into TNBC cells. Unfortunately, naked…

From  Caitlin Hutchison on April 13th, 2021 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Motor control of wrist during dynamic perturbations, Andria Farrens

Although many everyday manipulation tasks are performed using the hand and wrist, relatively few studies have focused on the neuromotor control of the wrist, especially during human-robot…

From  Lauren Mosesso on April 12th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0