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Birthday cake and chopsticks!
We are very grateful for the generous support that the Canadian Cancer Society has awarded to Prof Ehrlicher from the Innovation grant to study physical forces and mechanics in metastasis!
BBQ 2015 with the lab
We are deeply honored and grateful for the generous support that CIHR has awarded to Prof Ehrlicher from the live pilot of the new Foundation scheme to study mechanobiology in the actin cytoskeleton!
We are grateful for the generous support that FRQNT has awarded to Prof Ehrlicher from the New Researcher program to study mechanical changes during the cell cycle, and for our Team Grant with Profs Barthelat and Barrett to study biomimetic composite materials!
Our article, Alpha-actinin binding kinetics modulate cellular dynamics and force generation, was published in the in the Journal PNAS in May 2015.
Commentary on above article by W.Ahmed and T.Betz: Dynamic cross-links tune the solid-fluid behavior of living cells
We are grateful for the generous support that NSERC has awarded to the team led by Prof Ehrlicher to acquire a rheometer and create a hybrid confocal-rheometer!
Our article, Structurally Governed Cell Mechanotransduction through Multiscale Modeling, was published in the in the Journal Scientific Reports in February 2015.
Our article, Microtubule sliding drives proplatelet elongation and is dependent on cytoplasmic dynein, was published in the in the Journal Blood in January 2015.
Allen Ehrlicher is representing the Department of Bioengineering at the Biomedical Engineering Society's Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas from October 22-25.
Our article, Platelet Bioreactor on a Chip, was published in the in the Journal Blood in July 2014.
We are grateful for the generous support that NSERC has awarded to Prof Ehrlicher from the ENGAGE program to develop instrumentation for poroelastic/viscoelastic measurements in collaboration with the company Biomomentum.
We are grateful for the generous support that NSERC has awarded to Prof Ehrlicher from the Discovery Grant program to study dissipation in active mechanobiology!
OCTOBER 27, 2013
The Department of Bioengineering's Antonella Fratino and Professor Allen Ehrlicher were present and McGill's Open House along with Engineering student volunteers Mohammad Attari, Martin Ahrens, Derek Burrows, Matthew Mayers and David Villegas Gonzalez.
We are grateful for the generous support that CFI has awarded Prof Ehrlicher to study active mechanobiology!
October 1, 2013
Our article, The Role of Vimentin Intermediate Filaments in Cortical and Cytoplasmic Mechanics, was featured on the cover of Biophysical Journal.
AUGUST 1, 2013
Allen Ehrlicher acquired a controversial amount of stock options in poutine manufacturers and distributors... in unrelated news, he also joined the Department of Bioengineering at McGill.