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Multiscale Force Sensing and Transduction in Biology

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29th June 2020 - University of Warwick

The Warwick-Wellcome Quantitative Biomedicine Programme is pleased to be hosting its 6th annual symposium. This year, the theme is Multiscale Force Sensing and Transduction in Development , which will explore the role of mechanical forces in development acting on multiple scalces from molecules up to organisms. The symposium is a free one-day event that will bring together renown scientists working on a broad range of topics at the interface of biology, physics, mathematics and bio-chemistry.

The themes of the symposium will focus on cross-disciplinary work t oaddress fundamental questions in developmental biology.

More details about the event will follow soon and registration will open in spring 2020.

SPEAKERS
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Iva Tolic

Ruđer Bošković Institute, HR

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Alexis Lomakin

Children’s Cancer Research Institute, AT

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Franziska Lautenschlaeger

University of Saarland, GE

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Benoit Ladoux

Institut Jacques-Monod, FR

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Yanlan Mao

University College London, UK

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Kristian Franze

University of Cambridge, UK

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Celeste Nelson

Princeton University, US

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Jerome Solon

Centre for Genomic Regulation, ES

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Maja Matis

University of Munster, GE

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Guillaume Salbreux

Francis Crick Institute, UK

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Christina Marchetti

University of California - Santa Barbara, US

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Ed Munro

University of Chicago, US

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Michel Labouesse

Institut de Biology Paris Seine, FR

LOCATION

The symposium will take place at Scarman House, part of Warwick Conferences.

The conference centre is located on the main campus of the University of Warwick, a short distance from Coventry train station and Birmingham International Airport.

Directions to Scarman House can be found here.

ACCOMMODATION

The central location of the University of Warwick means that a day-trip is possible from many major cities including London, Oxford, Cambridge, Leicester, Nottingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Bristol and Birmingham.

For those who wish to stay overnight, and those coming from further afield, accommodation can be booked at the conference venue itself, Scarman House.

REGISTRATION

Registration will open in spring 2020.

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