Kiel Nano, Surface and Interface Science (KiNSIS)

Dr. Shane Scott (Biocompatible Nanomaterials)

Shane Scott Mechanical pressure of the cell environment
Micro Proposal (€2,000)

Cells receive external information through mechanical signals, such as contact with a neighbouring cell, that help guide their development. To investigate this process, known as "mechanotransduction", the Kiel working group mimics the natural cell environment. Their hydrogel scaffolds are both viscous and elastic, and aims to control both properties. In natural cell environments macro-molecules such as collagen create a similar effect. Scott wants to investigate the extent to which these viscoelastic properties of the cell environment influence mechanotransduction, and how they can be modified using macro-molecules.
shsc@tf.uni-kiel.de

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  • 16:15: Transient atmospheric plasmas – mastering the nonequilibrium (Prof. Dr. Achim von Keudell, Bochum)
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  • 16:15: From physics today to publishing and research of tomorrow (Prof. Dr. Claudia Draxl, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
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  • 12:00: KiNSIS Colloquium: “Nanoparticles for vaccination”, Prof. Dr. Regina Scherließ, Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics
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  • 04:00: Biomedical Data Processing: Challenges in newborn brain protection (Prof. Dr. Sabine Van Huffel, KU Leuven)
  • 04:00: Biomedical Data Processing: Challenges in newborn brain protection (Prof. Dr. Sabine Van Huffel, KU Leuven)
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  • 16:00: Biomedical Data Processing: Challenges in newborn brain protection (Prof. Dr. Sabine Van Huffel, KU Leuven)
  • 17:00: Leben auf Exoplaneten? 3. Akt (Prof. Dr. Ruth Schmitz-Streit, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang J. Duschl, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Lüning)
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  • 14:00: KiNSIS General Assembly
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  • all day: Light-Induced phase transitions in strongly correlated systems (Prof. Fabrizio Carbone, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
  • 13:00: Digital Symposion: Nanotechnology and Innovation in Gothenburg
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  • 16:15: Transient atmospheric plasmas – mastering the nonequilibrium (Prof. Dr. Achim von Keudell, Bochum)
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  • 10:00: "X-ray perspective on nanomaterials chemistry and nanodevices", Prof. Dr. Dorota Koziej, University of Hamburg
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  • 16:15: tba (Prof. Dr. Mark J. Kushner , University of Michigan)
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  • all day: KiNSIS Colloquium: Benchmarking, Prof. Dr. Malte Behrens
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