Manuscript on T1 rearrangements in ordered tissues posted on ArXiv

Work done by undergraduate SBI REU student Janice Kang and her graduate mentor Preeti Sahu on quantifying the nature of the rigidity transition in models for ordered biological tissues – ‘Non-linear analysis of the fluid-solid transition in a model for ordered biological tissues’ by Preeti Sahu, Janice Kang, Gonca Erdemci-Tandogan and M. Lisa Manning is now posted on ArXiv.


MSI-PWI workshop held at UC-Irvine

More than 30 educators from across the United States attended the inaugural “Building Authentic Partnerships” workshop on June 25-26, 2018. This workshop, held at UC-Irvine and sponsored by grants from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement and NSF, was designed to inspire new and creative partnerships between minority-serving institutions and primarily white institutions. Organizers are currently reviewing applications for $20,000 in seed funding to support such partnerships. More information about the workshop is available here.

Manning group well represented at APS March Meeting

The Manning Group will be represented at the APS March Meeting in Baltimore by postdoc Matthias Merkel, graduate students Sven Witjmans, Giuseppe Passucci, Michael Czajkowski and Adam Patch and undergraduate Kassidy Lundy. The schedule for these talks is as follows:

  • Name | Session Number | Time & Date | Room
  • Matthias Merkel | B39 | Monday 11:15am | 342
  • Giuseppe Passucci | E39 | Tuesday 8:36am | 342
  • Michael Czajkowski | R35 | Thursday 9:48am | 338
  • Adam Patch | R35 | Thursday 8:12am | 338
  • Kassidy Lundy | C39 | Monday 3:30pm | 342