The University of Iowa


Optical Science and
Technology Center

OSTC Seminar- "In vitro Systems and Computational Models for Studying Cell-Matrix Interactions and Mechanobiology"

Iowa Advanced Technology Center, Conference room 104

Ed Sander

Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Iowa


Special Fields of Knowledge: 

Muiltiscale mechanics and modeling, biomaterials, tissue engineering, and microscopy.

Present Research Interests: 

Wound healing, skin tissue engineering, microvessel formation in engineered skin; multiscale biomechanics of native and engineered connective, vascular, and ocular tissue; image-based multiscale modeling of mechanics and damage in ligaments and tissue analogs; mechanobiology of growth and remodeling processes in engineered tissues; microscopy and image.

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