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Date and time 23.03.2020 12:15  
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Speaker Prof. Ovijit Chaudhuri, Stanford University, USA
Category Conferences - Seminars
WEEKLY BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES
(sandwiches served)


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Dr. Ovijit Chaudhuri is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University. He earned a B.S. in engineering physics with a minor in mathematics at UC Berkeley. Then, he obtained his Ph.D. in bioengineering at UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco, studying force generation and mechanics of actin cytoskeletal networks with Prof. Daniel Fletcher. From there, he went on to do a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University, studying cell mechanotransduction and developing engineered biomaterials for 3D culture with Prof. David Mooney. He joined Stanford in 2013, and his research interests are in cell biophysics and mechanotransduction. His honors include a DARPA young faculty award, an American Cancer Society research scholar award, and a National Research Service Award. His group’s research has been supported by the NIH, the NSF, the American Cancer Society, DARPA, and Stanford’s Bio-X Institute.

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