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The Physics of Cell Shape

When: 

Oct 16, 2017 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm

Where: 

111 Robert A. Pritzker Science Center

Speaker: 

Aaron Dinner
Professor of Chemistry, University of Chicago

Description: 

Aaron DinnerCells take on many shapes as they perform their functions, grow, and divide. Dinner will talk about recent quantitative imaging experiments and modeling to understand the forces underlying cell shape—specifically contractile dynamics—in prokaryotes and eukaryotes.

Event Type: 

Biology - Colloquia