2013 

Li, C., and Hinz, B., (2013): Epigenetic imprinting effects of the mechanical environment on the fibrogenesis of mesenchymal stem cells, World Conference on Regenerative Medicine, October 23-25, Leipzig, Germany (supported by competitive SGS Conference Travel Grant)

Wong, A., Zimina, E., Kwon, Y., Koehler, A., Hinz, B., (2013): The role of mechanical stress in regulating integrin binding to latent TGFβ1. Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Healthcare, November 17, Kingston, Canada 

Guo, S., Klingberg, F., Hinz, B., (2013): Tissue origin determines the susceptibility of fibroblasts to mechanically induced fibrogenesis. Hinman Student Research Symposium, October 25-27, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry, Memphis, TN, USA (selected for oral presentation)

Tsai, M., Koch, S., Balestrini, J., Hinz, B., (2013): Dual-Stiffness Silicone Culture Substrate Models Changes in Mechanical Properties of Cellular Microenvironments. Hinman Student Research Symposium, October 25-27, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry, Memphis, TN, USA

Cambridge E., Hinz, B. (2013): Macrophage adhesion through cadherin-11 promotes myofibroblast persistence. Gordon Research Conference: Tissue Repair and Regeneration, June 16-21, New London, NH, USA

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J.E., Hinz, B., (2013): Extracellular matrix stiffness reversibly governs the stemness and fibrotic fate of mesenchymal stromal cells in a pro-fibrotic microenvironment, Tissue Repair and Regeneration - Gordon Research Conference/Seminar, June 16-21, New London, NH, USA (selected for oral presentation) (Talele: recipient of the Anita Roberts Award from the Foundation of the National Institutes of Health)

Klingberg, F., Chow, M., Koehler, A., Buscemi, L., Alman, B., Hinz B., (2013): Organized is More Efficient: TGF-β1 Activation from the Extracellular Matrix, Tissue Repair and Regeneration - Gordon Research Conference, June 16-21, New London, NH, USA

Zimina, E., Clement, S., Bruckner-Tuderman, L., Has, C., Hinz, B., (2013): Kindlin-2 is a mechanosensitive regulator of the fibroblast to myofibroblast differentiation in cardiac repair. Gordon Research Conference on Tissue Repair and Regeneration, June 18-21, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, USA

Li, C., and Hinz, B., (2013): Epigenetic Imprinting Effects of the Mechanical Environment on the Fibrogenesis of Mesenchymal Stem Cells, 19th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), May 29-June 1, Toronto, Canada (selected for oral presentation) (best oral presentation on ‘Stem Cells’)

Klingberg, F., Chow, M., Chau, G., Koehler, A., White, E., Hinz, B., (2013): The ED-A domain in cellular fibronectin provides a binding site for the latent  TGF-β1 binding protein, 19th Annual Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), May 29-June 2, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (best poster presentation)

Koehler, A., Sarrazy, V., Zimina, E., Chow, M., Li, C., Hinz, B. (2013): Latent TGF-β1 activation by human cardiac fibroblast contraction requires αvβ3 and αvβ5 integrins. 19th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), May 29-June 1, Montreal, Canada

Hume, S, and Hinz, B., (2013): Development of a Novel Cell Contraction Assay for High-Throughput Screening Applications, 19th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), May 29-June 1, Montreal, Canada

Klingberg, F., Chow, M., Koehler, A., Buscemi, L., Alman, B., Hinz, B., (2013): Organized is More Efficient: TGF-β1 Activation from the Extracellular Matrix, 19th Annual Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), May 29-June 2, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (selected for oral presentation)

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J.E., Hinz, B., (2013): Extracellular matrix stiffness reversibly governs the stemness and fibrotic fate of mesenchymal stromal cells in a pro-fibrotic microenvironment, 19thCanadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), May 29-June 1, Montreal, Canada (selected for oral presentation)

Cambridge E., and Hinz, B. (2013): Macrophage adhesion through cadherin-11 promotes myofibroblast persistence. 19th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), May 29-June 1, Montreal, Canada

Zimina, E., Clement, S., Bruckner-Tuderman, L., Has, C., Hinz, B., (2013): Kindlin-2 is a mechanosensitive regulator of the fibroblast to myofibroblast differentiation in cardiac repair. 19th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), May 29–June 1, Montreal, Canada (selected for oral presentation) (best oral presentation on ‘Mechanobiology’)

Klingberg, F., Chow, M., Koehler, A., Buscemi, L., Alman, B., Hinz, B., (2013): Organized is More Efficient: TGF-β1 Activation from the Extracellular Matrix, IBBME Scientific Day, May 3, Toronto, Canada

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J.E., Hinz, B., (2013): Extracellular matrix stiffness reversibly governs the stemness and fibrotic fate of mesenchymal stromal cells in a pro-fibrotic microenvironment, IBBME Scientific Day, May 3, Toronto, Canada (selected for oral presentation)

Li, C., and Hinz, B., (2013): Epigenetic Imprinting Effects of the Mechanical Environment on the Fibrogenesis of Mesenchymal Stem Cells, IBBME Research Day, May 3, Toronto, Canada

Cambridge E., and Hinz, B. (2013): Macrophage adhesion through cadherin-11 promotes myofibroblast persistence. Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering Scientific Day, May 3, Toronto, Canada

Hume, S, Hinz, B., (2013): Development of a Novel Cell Contraction Assay for High-Throughput Screening Applications, University of Toronto, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering Research Day, May 3, Toronto, Canada

Tsai, M., Koch, S., Balestrini, J., Hinz, B., (2013): Modeling Fibrotic Microenvironments in the Extracellular Matrix Using Two-Component Polydimethylsiloxane Cell Culture Substrates. 2013 Pacific Dental Conference, March 7-9, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Zimina, E., Clement, S., Bruckner-Tuderman, L., Has, C., Hinz, B., (2013): Kindlin-2 regulates mechanical activation of cardiac myofibroblasts. Faculty of Dentistry Research Day 2013, February 12, Toronto, Canada (First poster prize in postdoc category)

Klingberg, F., Chow, M., Koehler, A., Buscemi, L., Hinz, B., (2013): Organized is More Efficient: TGF-β1 Activation from the Extracellular Matrix, Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, February 12, Toronto, Canada

Li, C., and Hinz, B., (2013): Epigenetic Imprinting Effects of the Mechanical Environment on the Fibrogenesis of Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, February 12, Toronto, Canada (Poster presentation award)

Hume, S, Hinz, B., (2013): Development of a Novel Cell Contraction Assay for High-Throughput Screening Applications, University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, February 12, Toronto, Canada

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J.E., Hinz, B., (2013): Culture On Soft Substrates Suppresses The Fibrotic Fate Of Mesenchymal Stem Cells,  Research Day, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, February 12, Toronto, Canada (Invited for oral presentation)

Koehler, A., Sarrazy, V., Zimina, E., Chow, M., Li, C., Hinz, B. (2013): TGF-ß1 is activated by integrin-mediated contraction of human cardiac fibroblasts. Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, February 12, Toronto, Canada

Cambridge, E., Glogauer, M., Hinz, B. (2013): Interaction between lung macrophages and myofibroblasts at different levels of activation. Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, February 12, Toronto, Canada

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J.E., Hinz, B., (2013): Culture On Soft Substrates Suppresses The Fibrotic Fate Of Mesenchymal Stem Cells, SRG/Alumni travel awards competition, January 31, Toronto, Canada (Selected for oral presentation, 1st prize best presenter)

Tsai, M., Koch, S., Balestrini, J., Hinz, B., (2013): Modeling Fibrotic Microenvironments in the Extracellular Matrix Using Two-Component Polydimethylsiloxane Cell Culture Substrates. 6th Annual UBC Dentistry Research Day, January 22, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada