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Volume 15, Issue 1, 2018, pp. 433–506
DOI: 10.4171/OWR/2018/8

Published online: 2019-01-04

The Mathematics of Mechanobiology and Cell Signaling

Davide Ambrosi[1], Chun Liu[2], Matthias Röger[3] and Angela Stevens[4]

(1) Politecnico di Milano, Italy
(2) Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA
(3) Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany
(4) Universität Münster, Germany

The workshop focussed on the mathematical modeling and analysis of the mutual interaction among living cells, their interaction with the environment, and the resulting morphogenetic processes. The interplay of bio-mechanical processes and molecular signaling and their combined effect on the emergence of shape and function in cell clusters, tissues, and organs was addressed. Classical methods of continuum mechanics and necessary extensions were discussed at a formal and a rigorous mathematical level. Several introductory talks were given by experimentalists.

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Ambrosi Davide, Liu Chun, Röger Matthias, Stevens Angela: The Mathematics of Mechanobiology and Cell Signaling. Oberwolfach Rep. 15 (2018), 433-506. doi: 10.4171/OWR/2018/8