Imperial College London

DrArmandoDel Rio Hernandez

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Bioengineering

Reader in Cellular and Molecular Mechanotransduction
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 5187a.del-rio-hernandez

 
 
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Location

 

308Bessemer BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Course/Module

Other, BE1-HWLS-Wet lab skills. (Undergraduate)

Cellular and Molecular Mechanotransduction  - BIOE97139

Aims

Topics include: Introduction to Mechanobiology; The cytoskeleton in cells; Main molecular signalling pathways involved in cell biomechanics; Subcellular structures and molecules relevant to mechanobiology; Mechanosensing, mechanotransduction, and mechanosignalling; Techniques for mechanical manipulation of cells; Mechanotransduction across different length scales; Cellular mechanotransduction; Molecular mechanotransduction; Mechanotransduction in health and disease; Biomechanics of stem cells; Biomechanics of pancreatic cancer; Biomechanics of liver cancer; Biomechanics of breast can

Role

Course Leader

Cellular and Molecular Mechanotransduction  - BIOE97126

Aims

Topics include: Introduction to Mechanobiology; The cytoskeleton in cells; Main molecular signalling pathways involved in cell biomechanics; Subcellular structures and molecules relevant to mechanobiology; Mechanosensing, mechanotransduction, and mechanosignalling; Techniques for mechanical manipulation of cells; Mechanotransduction across different length scales; Cellular mechanotransduction; Molecular mechanotransduction; Mechanotransduction in health and disease; Biomechanics of stem cells; Biomechanics of pancreatic cancer; Biomechanics of liver cancer; Biomechanics of breast cancer.

Role

Lecturer

Frontiers in Bioengineering Research  - BIOE97144

Role

Lecturer

Topics in Biomedical Engineering  - BIOE97143

Role

Lecturer

Medical and Biological Science 1 - BIOE40010

Aims

The aims of this module are to: Introduce the underlying molecular basis of cellular and sub-cellular processes in cells, with special emphasis for engineers. Introduce students to some of the physiological concepts and systems that are important application areas for technology in the field of bioengineering. Develop the practical laboratory skills to use the technologies introduced in the lectures

Role

Lecturer

Medical and Biochemical Science 1 - BIOE40007

Aims

The aims of this module are to: Introduce the underlying molecular basis of cellular and sub-cellular processes in cells, with special emphasis for engineers. Introduce students to some of the physiological concepts and systems that are important application areas for technology in the field of bioengineering. Develop the practical laboratory skills to use the technologies introduced in the lectures.

Role

Lecturer