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Graduate Seminar Series: Cell and Tissue Stream – Liyang Zhong

April 13, 2023 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Graduate Seminar Series: Cell and Tissue Stream
Graduate Seminar Series for the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (BME). This day is for cell and tissue stream presenters.
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Presentation Title: Investigating the Molecular Control of Collagen Biomineralization
Abstract: Mineralized collagen fibrils are the basic building blocks of various mineralized connective tissues. The process of collagen biomineralization is an intricate and highly controlled process which makes it difficult to study in vivo. To date, many in vitro models have been developed aiming to understand and mimic native collagen biomineralization. However, despite the recent advances, the molecular control of collagen biomineralization still remains unclear. I aim to study the effect of chemical and enzymatic collagen crosslinking, as well as the effect of glycosaminoglycan, an extracellular biomolecule, on collagen biomineralization. Findings from this study will result in an effective in vitro model that can highly mimic native collagen. It will also help with the development of collagen-based materials that will benefit tissue repair and regeneration applications.
Supervisor Name: Eli Sone
Year of Study: 2
Program of Study: PhD
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89610372821?pwd=azd4SCtYVWtreVovaGNPV1c2NGY2Zz09
Meeting ID: 896 1037 2821
Password: 483329
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April 13, 2023
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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