2008

Geissbuehler, M., Spielmann, T., Märki, I., Formey, A. Gautier, A., Hinz, B., Johnsson, K., Van De Ville, D. and Lasser, T. (2008)Triplet Imaging by Modulated Excitation. 14th International Workshop on Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Ultra Sensitive Analysis in the Life Sciences, September 17-19, Berlin-Adlershof, Germany

Pietramaggiori, G., Scherer, S.S., Lancerotto, L., Modaressi, A., Orgill, D.P., Hinz, B., and Pittet-Cuenod, B. (2008)Controlled mechanical stimulation of skin cell proliferation in vivo, 18th Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS), September 10-12, St. Georges Bay, Malta (Young Investigator's Award to G. Pietramaggiori for best oral presentation)

Buscemi, L., Follonier, L., Hoffmann, A., and Hinz, B. (2008)Combined fluorescence and atomic force microscopy correlate calcium oscillations with nano-contractile events in fibroblasts, 23rd Meeting of The European Cytoskeletal Forum (FEBS Workshop), June 22-26, Potsdam, Germany (oral presentation Buscemi)

Follonier, L., Buscemi, L., and Hinz, B. (2008)Simultaneous bead tracking and Ca2+ imaging reveal Ca2+-dependent microcontractile events in myofibroblasts, 23rd Meeting of The European Cytoskeletal Forum (FEBS Workshop), June 22-26, Potsdam, Germany (travel award Follonier)

Modarressi, A., Alizadeh, N., Pepper, M.S., Hinz, B., and Pittet-Cuenod, B. (2008)Myofibroblasts play a key role in delayed wound healing in ischemia, EURAPS 19th Annual Meeting, May 29-31, Funchal, Madeira

Broiles, J.L., Hinz, B., Wipff, P.-J., Howard, E.W., Haaksma, C.J. and Tomasek, J.J., (2008)Critical substrate stiffness initiates smooth muscle α-actin promoter activity in myofibroblasts, Experimental Biology Meeting 2008, April 5-9, San Diego, CA, U.S.A

Buscemi, L., Follonier, L., Hoffmann, A., and Hinz, B. (2008)Combined fluorescence and atomic force microscopy correlate calcium oscillations with nano-contractile events in fibroblasts, CCMX Research Day, April 9th, Bern, Switzerland

Majd, H., Friedrich, M., Goffin, J.M., and Hinz, B., (2008)Micro-deposition of proteins onto highly compliant surfaces, CCMX Research Day, April 9th, Bern, Switzerland

Follonier, L., Schaub, S., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2008)Intercellular mechanical coupling coordinates myofibroblast contraction, Annual Conference of the Union of Swiss Societies of Experimental Biology (USGEB), February 6-7, Lausanne, Switzerland

Pittet, P., Lee, K., Kulik, A., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2008)Fibrogenic fibroblasts increase intercellular adhesion strength by reinforcing individual OB-cadherin bonds, Annual Conference of the Union of Swiss Societies of Experimental Biology (USGEB), February 6-7, Lausanne, Switzerland

Modarressi, A., Pietramaggiori, G., Pittet-Cuenod, B., and Hinz, B. (2008): Myofibroblast development is suppressed by hypoxia - a cause for chronic wounds? , Annual Conference of the Union of Swiss Societies of Experimental Biology (USGEB), February 6-7, Lausanne, Switzerland

Wipff, P.-J., Rifkin, D., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2008)Myofibroblast contraction activates TGFβ1 from the extracellular matrix, Annual Conference of the Union of Swiss Societies of Experimental Biology (USGEB), February 6-7, Lausanne, Switzerland

Buscemi, L., Hoffmann, A., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2008)Combining AFM and calcium imaging to correlate micro-contractile events with calcium flashes, Annual Conference of the Union of Swiss Societies of Experimental Biology (USGEB), February 6-7, Lausanne, Switzerland

Majd, H, Quinn, T.M., and Hinz, B. (2008)A Novel Culture Device Expands Mesenchymal Stem Cell Cultures By Preserving The Proliferative Naïve Stem Cell Phenotype, Annual Conference of the Union of Swiss Societies of Experimental Biology (USGEB), February 6-7, Lausanne, Switzerland (oral presentation Majd)

Geissbuehler, M., Spielmann, T., Vulliamy, R., Leutenegger, M., Märki, I., Sandén, T., Persson, G., Hinz, B., Widengren, J., and Lasser, T. (2008)Triplet imaging contrast by modulated excitation. BIOS 2009 - Three-Dimensional and Multidimensional Microscopy: Image Acquisition and Processing XV, January 19-24, 2008, San Jose, CA, U.S.A. (oral presentation Geissbuehler)

Follonier, L., Schaub, S., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2008): Coordination of myofibroblast contraction by intercellular mechanical coupling. 17th Cytomeet, January, 22nd, Bern, Switzerland (oral presentation Follonier)

Majd, H, Quinn, T.M., and Hinz, B. (2008)Stretching but not stressing: a novel expansion device for mesenchymal stem cell culture. 17th Cytomeet, January, 22nd, Bern, Switzerland (oral presentation Majd)

Follonier, L., Schaub, S., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2008)Intercellular mechanical coupling coordinates myofibroblast contraction, CHUV Research Day 'Regenerative Medicine', January 17th, Lausanne, Switzerland

Pittet, P., Lee, K., Kulik, A., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2008)Fibrogenic fibroblasts increase intercellular adhesion strength by reinforcing individual OB-cadherin bonds, CHUV Research Day 'Regenerative Medicine', January 17th, Lausanne, Switzerland

Pietramaggiori, G., Modarressi, A., Pittet-Cuenod, B., and Hinz, B. (2008)Myofibroblast development is suppressed by hypoxia - a cause for chronic wounds?, CHUV Research Day 'Regenerative Medicine', January 17th, Lausanne, Switzerland

Wipff, P.-J., Rifkin, D., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2008)Myofibroblast contraction activates TGFβ1 from the extracellular matrix, CHUV Research Day 'Regenerative Medicine', January 17th, Lausanne, Switzerland

Buscemi, L., Hoffmann, A., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2008)Combining AFM and calcium imaging to correlate micro-contractile events with calcium flashes, CHUV Research Day 'Regenerative Medicine', January 17th, Lausanne, Switzerland

Majd, H, Quinn, T.M., and Hinz, B. (2008)A Novel Culture Device Expands Mesenchymal Stem Cell Cultures By Preserving The Proliferative Naïve Stem Cell Phenotype, CHUV Research Day 'Regenerative Medicine', January 17th, Lausanne, Switzerland