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Session V52: Focus Session: Extreme Mechanics - Biological Systems and Structures

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Sponsoring Units: GSNP DFD
Chair: Jacy Bird, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Room: 153C


Thursday, March 1, 2012
8:00AM - 8:36AM

V52.00001: Micro-actuation through swelling and tissue engineering
Invited Speaker: Nicholas Fang

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
8:36AM - 8:48AM

V52.00002: Plant tendrils: Nature's hygroscopic springs
Sharon Gerbode , Joshua Puzey , Andrew McCormick , L. Mahadevan

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
8:48AM - 9:00AM

V52.00003: Radial force development during root growth measured by photoelasticity
Evelyne Kolb , Christian Hartmann , Patricia Genet

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
9:00AM - 9:12AM

V52.00004: Digging Like Plants: Flexible Intruders in Granular Materials
Dawn Wendell , Katharine Luginbuhl , Diego Solano , Peko Hosoi

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
9:12AM - 9:24AM

V52.00005: Helical Buckling of Plant Roots: Mechanics and Morphology
Jesse Silverberg , Roslyn Noar , Michael Packer , Maria Harrison , Chris Henley , Itai Cohen , Sharon Gerbode

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
9:24AM - 9:36AM

V52.00006: Dislocations and Grain Boundaries in Optimally-Packed, Twisted Filament Bundles
Amir Azadi , Gregory Grason

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
9:36AM - 9:48AM

V52.00007: Mechanical Behavior of Bio-inspired Model Suture Joints
Yaning Li , Erica Lin , Christine Ortiz , Mary Boyce

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
9:48AM - 10:00AM

V52.00008: Morphogenesis of protrusions from confined lipid bilayers mediated by mechanics
Marino Arroyo , Margarita Staykova , Mohammad Rahimi , Howard A Stone

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
10:00AM - 10:12AM

V52.00009: Thin-shell model for faceting of multicomponent elastic vesicles
Rastko Sknepnek , Monica Olvera de la Cruz

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
10:12AM - 10:24AM

V52.00010: Charge Effects on Mechanical Properties of Elastomeric Proteins
Ravi Kappiyoor , Ganesh Balasubramanian , Daniel Dudek , Ishwar Puri

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
10:24AM - 10:36AM

V52.00011: Denaturation of Circular DNA: Supercoils, overtwist and condensation
Alkan Kabakcioglu , Amir Bar , David Mukamel

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
10:36AM - 10:48AM

V52.00012: Mechanics of short rod-like molecules in tension
Prashant Purohit

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Thursday, March 1, 2012
10:48AM - 11:00AM

V52.00013: Turning by buckling: a cheap evolutionary strategy for turning among marine bacteria
Kwangmin Son , Jeffrey Guasto , Roman Stocker

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