Compression-induced actin protrusions (CAPs) in human mesenchymal stem cells ??Understanding the mechanisms of mechanoregulation


Grant Data
Project Title
Compression-induced actin protrusions (CAPs) in human mesenchymal stem cells ??Understanding the mechanisms of mechanoregulation
Principal Investigator
Dr Chan, Barbara Pui   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Lam Herny HN   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2018-12-31
Amount
1190986
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
mechanoregulation, mesenchymal stem cell, actin cytoskeleton
Discipline
Biomedical Engineering
Panel
Biology and Medicine (M)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17128315
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 To study the major signaling pathways regulating the formation of the CAPs; 3 To study the functional significance of the CAPs in mediating loading-induced cell alignment.