Mechanobiology Center Events

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We hope you will join us for the

Vanderbilt - Warwick Mechanobiology Symposium
May 30, 2024 at the 

Engineering Science Building 
2414 Highland Ave.
Room 044/048
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN USA

Lodging available at the following hotels with a special group rate:

Use the link below to reserve a room at the:
Courtyard Nashville Vanderbilt/West End - 1901 West End Ave., Nashville 37203 
Last day to book is May 8, 2024
*OR*
Use the link below to reserve a room at the:
Homewood Suites Nashville/Vanderbilt - 2400 West End Ave., Nashville 37203
alternatively, you can call 615-340-8000 and reference code WMS.
Last day to book is May 10, 2024
 
schedule

Previous Events

  • Vanderbilt Center on Mechanobiology Grant Finalist Presentations and Happy Hour, April 2023

    Vanderbilt Center on Mechanobiology Grant Finalist Presentations and Happy Hour

    Save the Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2023

    When: 3:00pm-5:00pm

    Location: 3131 MRB 3

    Come listen to the V-CoM Grant Finalists present their proposals.  Grants $5,000-$20,000 range to be awarded.

    Presentations will be followed by a Happy Hour in the 4th  floor atrium.  

    We hope you can join us to network, build community, and discuss the proposal ideas. 

    Food and drinks provided.  The event is open to graduate students, postdocs, staff, and faculty.

    We look forward to seeing you and your lab members there!

    ***The Vanderbilt Center on Mechanobiology will award multiple grants in the $5,000 - $20,000 range ***

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  • February 2023 V-CoM Research Social

    Thank you to those who attended the February V-CoM Research Social

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  • January 2023 V-CoM Research Social

    Thank you to those who attended the January V-CoM Research Social

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    Save the date for a RESEARCH SOCIAL on Friday, January 20th, 2023
     
    Learn what peers in other V-CoM departments are researching to jumpstart trainee-led, collaborative, cross-school proposal opportunities!
    This event is to facilitate proposal development in the interest of The Vanderbilt Center of Mechanobiology funding multiple grants in the $5,000 - $20,000 range.
    Proposal opportunity details to be provided at the event. RSVPs due to V-CoM's NEW Center Coordinator, Kate McAllister (katherine.mcallister@vanderbilt.edu)

     

    Thank you to everyone who make the inaugual V-CoM retreat a great success! We're reenergized to see what we can accomplish together.

  • Vanderbilt Center on Mechanobiology Inaugural Retreat Monday, August 2022

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    Joe C. Davis YMCA Outdoor Center, Nelson Andrews Leadership Lodge, 3088 Smith Springs Road, Antioch, TN 37013

    MECHANOBIOLOGY ACROSS SCALES

    9:00am – 9:15am | Welcome Address

    9:15am – 10:30am | Session I (Chaired by Beth Lawrence, Postdoc, Zanic Lab (CDB))

    • Professor Matt Lang, Dept of Chemical and Molecular Engineering, 30-minute talk
    • Nikki Rodgers, Zanic Lab (Cell and Developmental Biology) Graduate Student, 15-minute talk
    • Steven Walker, Olivares Lab (Biochemistry) Graduate Student, 15-minute talk
    • Jenna Mosier, Reinhart-King Lab (Biomedical Engineering), Graduate Student, 15-minute talk

    10:30am – 10:45am | Coffee Break

    10:45am – 12:00pm | Session II (Chaired by Katie Young, Postdoc, Reinhart-King Lab (BME))

    • Professor Dave Merryman, Dept of Biomedical Engineering, 30-minute talk
    • Joshua Greenlee, King Lab (Biomedical Engineering) Graduate Student, 15-minute talk
    • Deronisha Arceneaux, Lau Lab (Cell and Developmental Biology) Graduate Student, 15-minute talk
    • Caitlin McAtee, Research Instructor (Cell and Developmental Biology), 15-minute talk

    12:00pm – 2:30pm | Lunch / Outdoor Activities / Free Time

    2:30pm – 3:45pm | Session III (Chaired by Andy Rolong, Postdoc, Lau Lab (CDB))

    • Professor Andrea Page-McCaw, Dept of Cell and Developmental Biology, and Professor Shane Hutson, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, 30-minute talk
    • Tian Zhu, Rafat Lab (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering) Graduate Student, 15-minute talk
    • Wenjun Wang, Reinhart-King Lab (Biomedical Engineering) Graduate Student, 15-minute talk
    • Gillian Fitz, Tyska Lab (Cell and Developmental Biology) Graduate Student, 15-minute talk

    3:45pm – 4:00pm | Coffee Break

    4:00pm – 5:30pm | Catered Poster Session

    5:30pm – 6:30pm | Dinner

    6:30pm – 7:00pm | Closing Remarks and Awards