Held for the first time in Australia, the primary purpose of this conference is to act as a forum for dissemination of cutting-edge research and innovation in the
field of mechanobiology and to discuss new and
exciting advances in the field.
Student/ECR category - Jessica Chitty, The Garvan Institute of Medical Research
MCR category - Thomas Cox, The Garvan Institute of Medical Research
The winner is Zlatko Kopecki for the paper entitled ‘Flightless I exacerbation of inflammatory
responses contributes to increased colonic damage in a mouse model of dextran
sulphate sodium-induced ulcerative colitis’ published in Scientific Reports.
A full-time, funded 5-year position is available to study
biofunctionalisation to modulate and control cell responses at
material interfaces at the University of Sydney.
The winner is Thomas Cox for the paper entitled ‘CAF
hierarchy driven by pancreatic cancer cell p53-status creates a
pro-metastatic and chemoresistant environment via perlecan’ published in Nature Communications.
The winner is Jessica Chitty for the paper entitled 'The Mini‐Organo: A rapid
high‐throughput 3D coculture organotypic assay for oncology screening and drug