Featured Research

When spacing matters

How ligand geometry affects matrix connections and cell spreading

A recent study led by Senior Research Fellow Rishita Changede uses custom 1D or 2D nanopatterns to demonstrate how the spacing between extracellular matrix fibers affect integrin clustering.

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Featured News & Events

MBI welcomes its incoming class of 2019

Congratulations to our incoming students! We're proud to introduce (l to r): Liang Lanfeng, Yan Wu, Kashish Jain, Ignacius Tay Yan Yun, Hu Jinrong, Liu Jingzhun, Leong Kim Whye and Deepika Singh, the newest additions to the MBI community.

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About the Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore

About MBIOne of four Research Centres of Excellence at NUS, MBI is working to identify, measure and describe how the forces for motility and morphogenesis are expressed at the molecular, cellular and tissue level.