On growth and force: mechanical forces in development.
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Hallou, A., & Brunet, T. (2020). On growth and force: mechanical forces in development.. Development, 147 (4) https://doi.org/10.1242/dev.187302
The EMBO/EMBL Symposium 'Mechanical Forces in Development' was held in Heidelberg, Germany, on 3-6 July 2019. This interdisciplinary symposium brought together an impressive and diverse line-up of speakers seeking to address the origin and role of mechanical forces in development. Emphasising the importance of integrative approaches and theoretical simulations to obtain comprehensive mechanistic insights into complex morphogenetic processes, the meeting provided an ideal platform to discuss the concepts and methods of developmental mechanobiology in an era of fast technical and conceptual progress. Here, we summarise the concepts and findings discussed during the meeting, as well as the agenda it sets for the future of developmental mechanobiology.
Animals, Humans, Developmental Biology, Biophysics, Mechanotransduction, Cellular, Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental, Morphogenesis, Homeostasis, Stress, Mechanical, Models, Biological, Germany, Plant Physiological Phenomena, Interdisciplinary Research
Wellcome Trust (098357/Z/12/Z)
Medical Research Council (MC_PC_12009)
Medical Research Council (MC_PC_17230)
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.1242/dev.187302
This record's URL: https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/302736
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