Project Title

Nano-mechanics response measurements of cells and tissues in cancer

Start date

1st June 2019




Measuring nano-biomechanics of cells and tissues based on correlative approaches

Expected results

The ESR will participate in the development of instrumentation, sample preparation and analysis tools for measuring nano-mechanics parameters of cells/tissues including using automated multi-sample. He/She will use micro-patterns and micropillars substrata. He/She will apply this method to various cell types and tissue collected from patients suffering from colon or kidney cancer. The ESR will also be involved in science communication, training and dissemination

Planned secondments

1. INSERM, F. Rico (month 12,6 months). Use of complementary micro-patterned substrata and analysis tools; 2. WWU, H. Schillers (month 24,2 months). Preparation of complementary approaches for cell preparation. 3. O11, D. Iannuzzi (month 32, 2 months). Use of  nano-indentation tools as complementary approach.
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