Jian Ping Gong
Jian Ping Gong

Laboratory of Soft & Wet Matter at Hokkaido University,
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

Title of talk: Unique Functions of Anisotropic Hydrogels Intercalated by Lamellar Bilayer Membranes

Bradley D. Olsen
Bradley D. Olsen

Department of Chemical Engineering,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title of talk: TBA

L. Catherine Brinson
L. Catherine Brinson

Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science,
Duke University

Title of talk: Mechanical Metamaterials: Structure, Properties and Data

Paul A. Janmey
Paul A. Janmey

Institute for Medicine and Engineering,
University of Pennsylvania

Title of talk: Mechanical Response of Tissues and Biopolymer Networks with Cell-sized Inclusions

Jasmine A. Nirody
Jasmine A. Nirody

Center for Studies in Physics and Biology,
The Rockefeller University

Title of talk: Mechanics and Mechanosensing in Bacterial Flagella

Guillermina Ramirez-San Juan
Guillermina Ramirez-San Juan

Department of Biology,
Brandeis University

Title of talk: Patterning, Waves, and Synchronization in Active Carpets

April M. Kloxin
April M. Kloxin

Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering,
University of Delaware

Title of talk: Designing Hydrogels with Multiscale Properties as Instructive Synthetic Extracellular Matrices

Felipe Garcia Quiroz
Felipe Garcia Quiroz

Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering,
Georgia Institute of Technology

Title of talk: Programming and Probing of Intracellular Biomolecular Condensates

Katharina Ribbeck
Katharina Ribbeck

Department of Biological Engineering,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title of talk: Partners in Slime: How Mucus Regulates Microbial Virulence