2006

Follonier, L., Schaub, S., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2006)Coordination of myofibroblast contraction by intercellular mechanical coupling. 21st Meeting of The European Cytoskeletal Forum, October 31-November 4, Biopolis, Singapore (travel fellowship award Follonier)

Majd, H, Quinn, T.M., and Hinz, B. (2006)Stretching but not stressing: a novel culture device allows mesenchymal cell expansion by preserving a non-fibrotic phenotype. 21st Meeting of The European Cytoskeletal Forum, October 31-November 4, Biopolis, Singapore (travel award Majd)

Wipff, P.-J., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2006)Mechanical activation of TGF-β1. Symposium on 'Molecular mechanisms of tissue fibrosis', October 26, Turku, Finland

Pittet, P., Lee, K., Kulik, A., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2006)How fibroblasts attach to each other. 16th Cytomeet, October 18, Bern, Switzerland (oral presentation Pittet)

Wipff, P.-J., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2006)Mechanical activation of TGF-β1. 16th Cytomeet, October 18, Bern, Switzerland (oral presentation Wipff)

Pittet, P., Lee, K., Kulik, A., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2006)How fibroblasts attach to each other. 5th International Workshop 'Scanning Probe Microscopy in Life Sciences', October 12, 2006, Berlin, Germany

Modarressi, A., Hinz, B. and Pittet-Cuenod, B. (2006)Chronic hypoxia modulates myofibroblast differentiation and function. 42nd Conference of the Société Suisse de Chirurgie Plastique, Reconstructive et Esthétique (SSCPRE), September 29-30, Interlaken, Switzerland (oral presentation Modarressi)

Modarressi, A., Pittet-Cuenod, B., and Hinz, B. (2006)Myofibroblast differentiation and function is altered by different levels of hypoxia. The 10th European Conference of Scientists and Plastic Surgeons (ECSAPS), September 22-23, London, U.K. (2nd prize for best oral presentation Modarressi)