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Confirmed invited speakers

  • Maxime Dahan, Physico-Chimie Curie, Institut Curie, Paris, France
    • “Controlling cell behavior with magnets and with light”
  • Dennis E. Discher, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    • “From nuclear regulation of 3D migration to DNA damage in cancer”
  • Suzanne Eaton, The Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany
    • “Interplay between active and stress-induced cell dynamics during Drosophila pupal wing morphogenesis”
  • Taekjip Ha, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    • “Ultra-sensitivity of cell adhesion to the differential mechanical cues and requirement of reversibility”
  • Sally Horne-Badovinac, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
    • “Collective cell migration and basement membrane remodeling during organ morphogenesis”
  • Mickael Kozlov, Telaviv University Israel
    • “Interplay between protein coat and dynamic in membrane budding and fission”
  • Mian Long, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    • “Mechanobiology of Hepatic Cells in Liver Sinusoid”
  • Roberto Mayor, Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University College London, UK
    • “Forces at the front and rear of collective cell migration”
  • Maithreyi Narasimha, Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
    • “Emergent polarization of cells and cytoskeletal networks induced by physical and chemical cues underlies multicellular sensing and spatial patterning in a Drosophila epithelium”
  • Michael P. Sheetz, Mechanobiology Intitute, NUS, Singapore
    • “Mechanical control of Rigidity Sensing by Receptor Tyrosine Kinases Without Ligand”
  • Ana Suncana-Smith, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Nürnberg-Erlangen, Germany
    • “Mechanics of growth of model epithelial tissue”
  • Masatochi Takeichi, Riken Center for Developmental Biology, Kobe, Japan
    • “Contractility-dependent control of cell-cell adhesion”