Margaret Gardel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, James Franck Institute, and Institute for Biophysical Dynamics at the University of Chicago. She draws from the fields of condensed matter physics and cell biology to study the mechanics of physical behaviors of cells, including adhesion, shape changes, and force generation.
Talks with this Speaker
What is cytoplasm? Margaret Gardel explains that it is more than a simple solution inside the cell, but is a complex, densely packed fluid with unique physical properties. (Talk recorded in May 2014)
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