Mechanics in Biology

Workshop @ GSSI - Gran Sasso Science Institute May, 6~9, 2014 L’Aquila, Italy

The aim of our workshop, hosted at GSSI - Gran Sasso Science Institute, is to present some selected topics in mechanobiology. The meeting will bring together scholars from various backgrounds and experience, pursuing the mechanical frameworks of biological phenomena; it will feature two tutorial courses and a number of seminars by selected speakers.


Tutorial Courses

G. Saccomandi,A Crash Course in Nonlinear Elasticity

L. Teresi, Active Soft Matter


Registration deadline: 28 February 2014

There are no participation fees; to register, send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Fundings are available to support accommodation expenses for a limited number of participants. If you want to apply for financial support, please mention it explicitely in your email.


Scientific Committee D. Ambrosi, Politecnico Milano

A. De Simone, GSSI & SISSA, Trieste

P. Marcati GSSI & Università dell’Aquila

A.Marzocchi, Università Cattolica, Brescia

L. Preziosi, Politecnico di Torino

G. Saccomandi, Università di Perugia

L. Teresi, Università Roma Tre


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